Civil War graves

  • Updated: November 10, 2012 - 11:13 PM

CIVIL WAR GRAVES

Civil War researcher Ken Fliés has confirmed at least 18 of the roughly 800 Minnesota soldiers killed or fatally wounded in the Civil War had their bodies returned to Minnesota for burial. Chase will be given a new gravestone in May, Sampare received one in September and Acker and Oakes received recognition ceremonies. Others will be honored in future years.

Rank/Name City/County where buried Battle

1. Capt. William Acker St. Paul-Ramsey Shiloh

2. Sgt. James Aker Hastings-Dakota Gettysburg

3. 1st Lt. Henry Bailly Hastings-Dakota Nashville

4. 2nd Lt. Corydon Bevans Red Wing-Goodhue Fitzhugh Woods

5. Cpl. Austin Carroll Plainview-Wabasha Nashville

6. Capt. Dudley Chase Minnetonka-Hennepin Chancellorsville

7. Maj. Michael Cook Faribault-Rice Nashville

8 Sgt. Charles Dawley Plainview-Wabasha Nashville

9. Capt. Wilson Farrell St. Paul-Ramsey Gettysburg

10. Capt. Louis Mueller Bayport-Washington Gettysburg

11. 2nd Lt. David Oakes St. Paul-Ramsey Corinth

12. 2nd Lt. John Roberts LeSueur-LeSueur Nashville

13. Pvt. Edmund Sampare St. Paul-Ramsey Antietam

14. Sgt. Charles Sherwin Monticello-Wright Vicksburg

15. Capt. Asgrim Skaro St. Peter-Nicollet Nashville

16. Maj. Dr. Lucius Smith Taylors Falls-Chisago Tupelo

17. Pvt. David Taylor Utica-Winona Gettysburg

18. Maj. Abraham Welch Red Wing-Goodhue Vicksburg

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