The Last Soldier Project: Rock County, Wis.
John Gardner Babcock

(Obituary from The Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune, 15 June 1942)

Evansville, Wis - John Gardner Babcock, 97, last Civil War Veteran in this area, died today at his Town of Magnolia home.

John Gardner Babcock enlisted at Magnolia, WI, in Co. D, 13th Wisconsin Vol. Infantry on Sep 18, 1861. He mustered out on Nov. 19, 1864.

Information Sources:
Wisconsin Rapids Daily Tribune - Monday, 15 June 1942, Pg 1

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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