|Department of Iowa - Civil War Monuments|
Palo Alto County - Emmetsburg
Last Soldier Franklin E. Jones
Private Franklin E. Jones (1844-1935) was the last living soldier of Palo Alto County. He served in Company K, 49th Wisconsin Infantry. On October 20, 2017, SUVCW members Danny Krock, Dan Green and Don McGuire placed a Last Soldier marker and held a ceremony honoring Private Jones. The gravesite is in Evergreen Cemetery in Emmetsburg located just south of town off Highway 4. The photo was taken 10/20/17.