Forgotten Civil War Monument Discovered In Idaho Cemetery

Posted by admin on Oct 14, 2013

Early in December, Elaine Johnson was at the Rose Hill Cemetery searching for the grave of her great-great-grandfather, a veteran of the Civil War. Along the way, she found something else.

Johnson stumbled across the only known Civil War monument in eastern Idaho. The monument was installed in 1911 by local members of the Grand Army of the Republic to commemorate Civil War soldiers buried in the cemetery.

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