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Continued: Caribou's new shop in Anoka has signs honoring Civil War vet

  • Article by: JIM ADAMS , Star Tribune
  • Last update: December 31, 2013 - 9:21 AM

“Father was dead and the honor could do him no good. When other soldiers claimed [it], I refused to say anything. I knew what it meant to those old soldiers.”

 

Jim Adams • 612-673-7658

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  • Vickie Wendel, of the Anoka County Historical Society, stood beside a historic sign noting the first Minnesotan volunteered here for the Union Army in the Civil War, at Ferry and Main St. in Anoka.

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