RESEARCH AND VOLUNTEERING
RESEARCH & MEMBERSHIP
THE BOY IN BLUE
Blue Earth County Minnesota's Civil War Memorial Commemorative Book
100% of the proceeds benefit the Boy in Blue Memorial. Books are also available for purchase at these Mankato locations: Blue Earth County Historical Society and Music Mart.
BLUE EARTH COUNTY
CIVIL WAR DATABASE
This is a page work in progress.
Please check back.
If you have an ancestor who served in the Civil War and lived in Blue Earth County, MN, we want to hear from you!
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.
Engraved Paver (6" x 9")
3 lines engraving - $100
5 lines engraving - $200
BLUE EARTH COUNTY
CIVIL WAR CEMETERY PROJECT
This project involves recording Civil War veterans buried in Blue Earth County for our database and the restoration of illegible, broken, or missing Civil War gravestones.
More information to come.
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 - $40 per name. Anyone can memorialize these veterans. See the list of available names of these brave men on the Honor Roll.
Complete the Adopt a Veteran order form and mail with your check.
Your membership and contributions help ensure the Memorial is maintained and continues to make a long-lasting impact on our community. Click here for membership form.
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