|Department of Iowa - Civil War Monuments|
Poweshiek County - Grinnell
Last Soldier Charles Van Doren
Private Charles Van Doren (1845-1940) was the last living soldier of Poweshiek County. He served in Company B, 155th Illinois Infantry Regiment. Thanks to Dan and Mary Rittel who placed the marker on 6/30/18 and provided the photo and information. The location is in Grinnell's Hazelwood Cemetery, 120 1st Ave. W - take 1st Avenue west from Highway 146 to the cemetery.