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Boy in Blue 

Blue Earth County Civil War Memorial Project
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    The Boy in Blue presentation at New Ulm Public Library - April 30, 2019
    'The Boy in Blue' Historians publish commemorative book - Mankato Free Press Oct. 26, 2018
    Civil War memorial gets new addition - Mankato Free Press, Nov. 12, 2017
​    Boys in Blue get their due - Mankato Free Press, June 4, 2016
    Boy in Blue Memorial to host 'Decoration Day' service - Mankato Free Press, May 26, 2016   
    Decoration Day Ceremony to Commemorate Fallen Soldiers - KEYV TV, May 25, 2016 
    Boy in Blue - Mankato Magazine, May 2016
​    President Lincoln's Funeral: 150 Years Later - May 3, 2015 - C-span
    Civil War Symposium Takes Visitors Back Through Civil War Era - KEYC TV, March 28, 2015 
    Boy in Blue project delayed - Mankato Free Press, September 21, 2014
    Local Soldier Milton Hanna marched with Sherman in Atlanta, helped build original Boy in Blue - Mankato Magazine, September 2014
​    Traveling Troupe presents next installment of Lincoln plays - Mankato Free Press - May 1, 2014
​    BOY IN BLUE monument begins to take shape - Mankato Free Press - May 13, 2013
​    Boy in Blue Memorial Breaks Ground at Lincoln Park - KEYC TV, April 16, 2013
​    "Boy in Blue" Groundbreaking planned for April 9th - KEYC TV, April 5, 2013
    Turning Point Civil War Symposium benefits continued effort to restore Mankato's lost Boy in Blue - Mankato Free Press, Mar. 8, 2013
    Stolen in State - Mankato Free Press, January 18, 2013
     Boy in Blue Cemetery Walk: Bringing historic stories to life - Mankato Free Press, Sept. 27, 2012
    Concert to aid statue drive - Mankato Free Press, July 2, 2012
    Bringing Back the Boy in Blue - Mankato Free Press, March 11, 2012
    Boy in Blue statue drive gets big boost - Mankato Free Press, March 4, 2012
    Group Hopes to bring back Boy in Blue - Mankato Free Press, July 2, 2011
    Boy in Blue Memorial Project News
    History of the Boy in Blue Monument
In the News

July 4, 2020             Patriotic Concert - The 2019 patriotic concert by the Mankato Area Community Band 
                               is available to view online. Click here to view.  

2021 Events
March 27                Civil War Symposium - Setting the Stage for War: 1860
                               Morson-Ario-Strand VFW Post 950, 1900 No. Riverfront Dr., Mankato
Thank you to all who have attended our fundraising events. Pictures from these events are posted on our Facebook page.
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To purchase 
The Boy in Blue 
limited edition, full color hard cover commemorative book
click here

This book is a fundraiser and 
100% of the proceeds benefits 
the maintenance fund for the 
Boy in Blue Memorial.

Thank you for your support!