Department of Iowa - Civil War Monuments
Buchanan County - Independence

Last Soldier George W. Kays
Private George W. Kays (1847-1940) was the last living soldier of Buchanan County. He served in Company A, 41st Wisconsin Infantry Regiment. He is buried in Mt. Hope Cemetery located off Jamestown Avenue in the south part of Independence. Thanks to Danny Krock for placing the Last Soldier marker on September 1, 2019.

Last Soldier George W. Kays Last Soldier George W. Kays