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Page County: Shenandoah
GPS Coordinates: 40.768083 by -95.359650
Last Soldier John M. Gudgel
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Private John Gudgel (1847-1947) was the last living soldier of Page County and one of the last living ones in the state. He served in Company K, 148th Illinois Infantry. There was a ceremony to place a marker and honor him on October 15, 2017. The photo shows members of the SUVCW Kinsman Camp and American Legion members attending the ceremony. This included a WWII Veteran. Rose Hill Cemetery is on the east side of town - follow Sheridan east to the T intersection - then go left on Carter to the cemetery. The gravesite is NE of the flag and monument. Photos taken 10/15/17.