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Boy in Blue 

Blue Earth County Civil War Memorial Project
Copyright 2019 © Boy in Blue Memorial Project
This project is a community effort and is based solely on private donations. All funds raised support the ongoing maintenance of this historical monument. 

YOU can help support the “Boy in Blue” Civil War Veteran's Memorial in Lincoln Park 
by sending a tax-deductible donation.


Download informational brochure and complete
Make check payable to Boy in Blue.
Mail to: 
Boy in Blue Memorial Project 
2100 Rolling Green Lane
North Mankato, MN 56003

Engraved pavers make up the walkway surrounding the new statue/fountain. 
You will be leaving a permanent legacy of your contribution to the re-creation of this historic 
memorial to Blue Earth County's Civil War veterans during the sesquicentennial observance of 
America's Civil War (2011-2015). Engraved pavers are a permanent and meaningful way to:
  • Memorialize or honor a loved one
  • Memorialize your Civil War veteran ancestor or military veteran
  • Commemorate special occasions or accomplishments
  • Promote your business
  • Give a lasting gift
  • Show your contribution by putting your name in stone

​You may purchase an engraved paver online using PayPal. However, you will need to complete and mail or email the Engraved Paver order form, with the details for engraving. 

​​Engraved Paver (6" x 9")            3 lines engraving - $100                  5 lines engraving - $200  

"ADOPT A VETERAN" FUNDRAISER- Memorialize a Blue Earth County Civil War Veteran
There are 678 men that enlisted from Blue Earth County. Each is honored with their name engraved in granite 
on the memorial pool base. Was one of these men your ancestor? Or you may "adopt a veteran" by purchasing the cost of engraving a name. Anyone can memorialize these veterans. See the names of these brave men on the 
Honor Roll.

You may pay for an "Adopt a Veteran" engraving online using PayPal. However, you will need to complete and mail or email a copy of the "Adopt a Veteran" order form, with the details for engraving.  

Adopt a Veteran Engraving - $40

Billings Sibley
Blue Earth County Civil War Veteran
Photo: Blue Earth County Historical Society