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Wapello County: Bladensburg
GPS Coordinates: 41.045830 by -92.269160
Last Soldier Joseph H. Alverson
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Private Joseph H. Alverson (1844-1943) was the last soldier of Jefferson County but is buried in Wapello County. He is listed under both counties. He served in Company F, 3rd Iowa Cavalry. He is buried in Bladensburg Cemetery, near the very small town of Bladensburg - take the gravel road west of town to the cemetery. Thank you to Danny Krock for placing the marker and providing the photo in August of 2019.