Calvary Cemetery Civil War Veterans

Calvary Cemetery Civil War Veterans (HM297R)

Location: Milwaukee, WI 53214 Milwaukee County
Country: United States of America

N 43° 2.19', W 87° 58.923'

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Consecrated on 1857 by the Most Rev. John Martin Henni, first archbishop of Milwaukee, Calvary Cemetery is the final resting place for more than 300 Union Civil War veterans including two Medal of Honor recipients: Boatswain's Mate John Breen, USS Commodore Perry (Block 5A) and 1st Lt. Edward McGinn, 54th Ohio Infantry Regiment (Block 20). Also interred here are veterans of many other armed conflicts beginning with the Mexican-American War. Since 1927, Calvary has been the site of an annual Memorial Day service sponsored by C.K. Pier Badger Camp 1, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, and Auxilliary 4.
HM NumberHM297R
Series This marker is part of the Medal of Honor Recipients series
Year Placed2018
Placed ByWomen’s Relief Corps; C.K. Pier Badger Camp 1, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War; C.K. Pier Badger Auxilliary 4, Auxilliary to the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War; Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the U.S.; Milwaukee Police Post 415 of the American Legion; Archdiocese of Milwaukee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, July 10th, 2018 at 4:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16T E 420001 N 4765335
Decimal Degrees43.03650000, -87.98205000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 43° 2.19', W 87° 58.923'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds43° 2' 11.4" N, 87° 58' 55.38" W
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Area Code(s)414, 262
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5503 W Bluemound Rd, Milwaukee WI 53214, US
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