|Department of Iowa - Civil War Monuments|
Dallas County - Perry
Last Soldier Charles S. Curler
Private Charles Curler (1848-1944) was the last living soldier of Dallas County. He enlisted in Company I, 192nd New York Infantry at the age of 16. On June 4, 2017, SUVCW members placed a marker and conducted a ceremony honoring Private Curler. His gravesite is in Violet Hill Cemetery in Perry. Take 1st Avenue north and turn east on Park Street to the cemetery. The stone is just north of the Veterans Circle on the east side of the cemetery. Photos taken 6/4/17.