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Boy in Blue 

Blue Earth County Civil War Memorial Project
Copyright 2014 © Boy in Blue Memorial Project
Mankato, MN

Join the effort to restore the 
Boy in Blue Civil War memorial 
to Mankato’s historic Lincoln Park.








Mission Statement:

"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." 




Upcoming Fundraiser

   Boys in Blue Civil War Cemetery Walk & Supper     
     September 27, 2014  

Click here for more details



Progress Report
Work began on the paver walkway surrounding the memorial base. The photo on the left below shows the memorial base with the recently installed carved stone panels and the completed walkway. The photo on the right is the cast iron pedestal and bowl under construction. Click here to see more photos of Phase II. 

More funds must be raised before we can move forward from this point. Donations are needed and greatly appreciated!  













See more pictures and follow our progress on our facebook page!



Ongoing Fundraisers: 
Engraved Paver Stones
Adopt a Veteran
Details found on Donate page
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Boy in Blue monument and fountain in Lincoln Park
ca. 1909