Department of Iowa - Civil War Monuments
Greene County - Jefferson

Civil War Soldier Monument
This is a 16 foot monument of a Civil War soldier. Black discoloration covers much of the monument. The location is in an outstanding setting at the entrance to the Jefferson cemetery. There are inscriptions on the front and back. The dedication was in 1902. It is on the east edge of Jefferson on East Lincolnway Avenue. The first photo was taken 10/31/07. On 10/3/15 a re-dedication of the monument was held by the SUVCW. The second photo shows Dan Rittel, Mike Carr and Dennis Sasse conducting the ceremony. The third photo includes all attending the ceremony including SUVCW members, American Legion members and the Jefferson Boy Scout troop.

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