|Department of Iowa - Civil War Monuments|
Kossuth County - Wesley
Last Soldier Ancil O. Ash
Private Ancil Ash (1848-1945) was the last living soldier of Winneshiek County but was buried in Kossuth County. He served in Company E of the 47th Wisconsin Infantry. On October 20, 2017, members of the SUVCW Dodge Camp honored Private Ash by conducting a ceremony and placing a marker at his gravesite. He is buried in the Evergreen Cemetery in Wesley. The cemetery is located just west of town on Old Highway 18. Photo taken 10/20/17.