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Jasper County: Newton
GPS Coordinates: 41.716683 by -93.058600
Civil War Memorial
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This memorial is in the Union Cemetery, 1601 W 4th Street, Newton. It was dedicated in 1930. Thank you to Steve Hanken for notification of this monument. It is difficult to find - after going through the main entrance, turn right or north and the monument is about half way between the road and the large Maytag Mausoleum.
There is a large veterans section in the Cemetery. Also shown is a veterans memorial dedicated to all veterans. There is also a similar monument to POW’s and a rock monument in the background of the photo dedicated to unknown soldiers. There are 254 Union soldiers buried here. Union Cemetery is in the NW corner of Newton on W 4th St. N. The first photo was taken 10/8/17 - the second photo 11/2/07.