|Department of Iowa - Civil War Monuments|
Washington County - Brighton
Civil War Soldier
This soldier is in Hillcrest Cemetery. The monument is about 18 feet tall. The bill of the forage cap is broken off. The inscription says In Memory of the Heroes who fell in the defense of the Union from 1861 to 1865. The cemetery is on the north side of town off to the west of Highway 1. There is a sign on Highway 1 with directions to the cemetery. Photo taken 12/18/07.