Boy in Blue
Blue Earth County Civil War Memorial Project
Copyright 2015 © Boy in Blue Memorial Project
Join the effort to restore the
Boy in Blue Civil War memorial
to Mankato’s historic Lincoln Park.
"To rebuild and erect the 'Boy in Blue' monument
in Lincoln Park that honored the courage, sacrifice, dedication and patriotism of the Blue Earth County,
Minnesota Volunteer Soldier 1861 - 1865."
We are grateful to everyone who volunteered their time and talents to make the dedication celebration on
May 30, 2015 a
Thank you to all who attended the dedication ceremony on May 30th and who have supported and continue to support this
Construction on the memorial will begin again the week of April 27, 2015. The fountain equipment, the cast iron pedestal and pavers will be installed.
The project recently received a generous donation which will allow us to complete the memorial during the final year of the Civil War Sesquicentennial! We are truly grateful to all who have and continue to donate and volunteer.
Engraved pavers continue to be sold, as well as the "Adopt a Veteran" engravings. All funds raised will be used for the memorial maintenance fund.
See pictures and follow our progress on our facebook page!
Boy in Blue monument and fountain in Lincoln Park