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Dickinson County: Storm Lake
GPS Coordinates: 42.634150 by -95.171810
Last Soldier Gifford S. Robinson
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Private Gifford Robinson (1843-1936) was the last living soldier of Dickinson County but was buried in Buena Vista County. This memorial is listed under both counties. He served in Company H, 115th Illinois Regiment and was wounded at the Battle of Chickamauga. He was an Iowa legislator and member of the Iowa Supreme Court, including three years as Chief Justice. He is buried in the Storm Lake Cemetery, 1749 East Lakeshore Drive, in Division B, Plot 43 and Grave 2. This is about 125 feet southeast of the tree trunk monument. Thanks to Linda and Roy Linn for placing the plaque on 4/2/18 and providing information and photo.