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Fayette County: Elgin
GPS Coordinates: 42.958866 by -91.640233

Civil War Monument
This is an unusual monument with "Victory" laying a wreath on a kneeling Civil War soldier. The woman, soldier and flag are of bronze and rest on a 9 foot granite base. The inscription reads "Erected 1917 in Memory of our Nation's Defenders." Elgin Cemetery has many huge pine trees and is located in the north part of Elgin. Take Railroad Street north from Main Street to the Cemetery. The first photo was taken 6/3/21 - the second 3/25/08.

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