RESOURCES

RESEARCH AND VOLUNTEERING

FUNDRAISING

RESEARCH & MEMBERSHIP

COMMEMORATIVE BOOK 

THE BOY IN BLUE

Blue Earth County Minnesota's Civil War Memorial Commemorative Book

$35.00 includes shipping

 

 

See more information about the book here. 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 extensive database will be updated regularly as new information is added. 

If you have an ancestor who served in the Civil War and lived in Blue Earth County, MN, we want to hear from you!

FUNDRAISING

ENGRAVED PAVERS

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  

More information and order form

or  Contact Us to order and pay online.

FUNDRAISING

ADOPT-A-VETERAN

 

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.  Or Contact Us to order and pay online.

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. 

MEMBERSHIP

Your membership and contributions help ensure the Memorial is maintained and continues to make a long-lasting impact on our community.

 

Join NOW and receive a 20% discount on the commemorative Boy in Blue book.

Click here for membership information

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