|Department of Iowa - Civil War Monuments|
Carroll County - Glidden
Last Soldier John A. Hood
Corporal John Hood (1842-1939) was the last living soldier of Carroll County. He served in Company D, 51st Indiana Infantry Regiment. He is buried in West Lawn Cemetery (also known as Merle Hay Cemetery) on Highway 30 on the NW side of Glidden. The gravesite is located in the NW corner of the cemetery. A ceremony was held on April 28, 2018 to place a marker and honor Corporal Hood. The final photo shows SUVCW members and the local American Legion Post who participated in the ceremony. Thanks to Linda Linn and Dan Rittel for the photos and information.