RESEARCH AND VOLUNTEERING
RESEARCH & MEMBERSHIP
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.
Become a member of the Friends of the Boy in Blue and receive a discount off the retail price.
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.
Looking for information and photographs of your Blue Earth County Civil War ancestors. 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
or Contact Us to order and pay online.
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.
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.
Your membership and contributions help ensure the Memorial is maintained and continues to make a long-lasting impact on our community.
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