|Department of Iowa - Civil War Monuments|
Montgomery County - Villisca
Civil War Monument
This granite obelisk is about 18 feet high. The inscription on the west face is difficult to read, "Sacred to the memory of Union Soldiers who offered their lives in defense of their country...erected by Villisca WRC...1894." It is in the cemetery NE of town. Take 5th Avenue north to the cemetery. The monument is in the north section of the cemetery by the flagpole. Photo taken in July, 2010.