The Volunteer-'98

The Volunteer-'98 (HM12BP)

Location: Milwaukee, WI 53295 Milwaukee County
Country: United States of America

N 43° 1.452', W 87° 58.573'

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He stood at the curb reflecting,
As the boys were marching by,
He heard the drums, then saw the flag,
And a gleam was in his eye.

He loved that starry banner,
He had no wish for gain,
A grievous thought upon his mind
Was the sinking of the Maine.

Then he kissed his gentle mother,
As he wiped away her tears,
And proudly joined the ranks
Of the marching volunteers.

He was eager for the conflict,
Prepared for any fate,
?Twas the universal spirit
With the boys of Ninety-Eight.
Details
HM NumberHM12BP
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Year Placed1941
Placed ByUnited Spanish American War Veterans, Department of Wisconsin Camps and Auxiliaries
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 8:47am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 420461 N 4763964
Decimal Degrees43.02420000, -87.97621667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 1.452', W 87° 58.573'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 1' 27.12" N, 87° 58' 34.38" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)414
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1105-1199 General Mitchell Blvd, Milwaukee WI 53295, US
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