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Polk County: Des Moines
GPS Coordinates: 41.588916 by -93.646766

Civil War Veterans at Woodland Cemetery
There were a number of soldiers buried at Woodland that were not marked. This granite monument includes 34 of these soldiers. It was dedicated in the mid-1990's. Through the effort of SUVCW member Mike Rowley, most, if not all, now have a Veterans headstone. It is located in the south GAR section of the cemetery. The first photo was taken 9/24/07. The second photo was taken at a wreath laying ceremony on Veterans Day 11/11/12. The final three photos show the names in more detail and were taken 9/17/16.

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