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Last Soldier – Buffalo County Dedication

October 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Last Soldier – Buffalo County Dedication

October 10, 2021 @ 2 PM

 

The Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, Department of Nebraska

and the Dakotas, Shiloh Camp No. 2 will conduct a ceremony honoring

Joseph Sampson Wiley, the last Union Soldier buried in Buffalo County,

Nebraska.  The ceremony will be held at the Kearney Cemetery.

 

Joseph S. Wiley was a Private in Co. K, 8th Illinois Infantry.  He died

September 29, 1940 at the age of 91.

 

The Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, Dept. of Nebraska have started

the final phase in Last Soldier Project. The purpose of the project is to locate

and appropriately mark the final resting place of the last Union Soldier buried

in each county in the state of Nebraska.  We are marking these graves with a

bronze star marker and QR code medallion.

 

All are welcome to attend.

Details

Date:
October 10
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Venue

Kearney Cemetery
4400 I Avenue
Kearney, NE 68847 United States
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