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Benton County: Belle Plaine
GPS Coordinates: 41.898700 by -92.257100
Last Soldier William A. Vincent
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Private William Vincent (1846-1943) was the last living soldier of Benton County. Enlisting at age 16, he served in Company A, 152nd New York Infantry Regiment from 1862-65. Later he served as a physician in Belle Plaine. He is buried in Oak Hill Cemetery in Belle Plaine on the east side of town off 13th Street. Thanks to Danny Krock for placing the Last Soldier marker on September 1, 2019 and providing the photo.