The Last Soldier Project: Marinette, Wis.
Charles H. Showard

March 10, 1938 Appleton Post-Crescent

Marinette, WI - Charles H. Showard, 96, last surviving Civil War veteran in Marinette County died yesterday. Death was ascribed to general senility.

Charles H. Showard served as a Union sailor from May 16, 1863 to May 15, 1864, aboard the Union frigates Sabine and Niagara.

US Frigate Sabine
US Frigate Sabine
USS Niagara
US Frigate Niagara

Information Sources:
March 10, 1938 Appleton Post-Crescent
U.S. Federal Census 1900-1930
1890 Veteran Census

Researched and submitted by Bro. Vince Barker

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Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War
Department of Wisconsin


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