Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Women’s Relief Corps Monument

Located in Section 5 of Maple Hill Cemetery in Osceola, Iowa. This obelisk, erected in 1903 by the Osceola Women’s Relief Corps, is “In Memory Of Our Heroes 1861-1865.”

The following soldiers are buried near the monument:

Merrill Paris
Co. F. 123rd Ohio Infantry

W. S. Busick
Co. A 24th Indiana Infantry

Sgt. J. D. Burr
2nd Minnesota Infantry

Amon Wheeler
Co. B 116th Illinois Infantry

Z. T. Pettit
U. S. Soldier

Jos. Brease
Co. E 25th Iowa Infantry

Samuel Peter
Co. A 1st Nebraska Cavalry

C. C. Hargis
Co. B. 18th Iowa Infantry

Corp. Leonard S. Wilson
Co. L 3rd Iowa Cavalry

Samuel Fink
Co. D. 33rd Wisconsin Infantry

George Davis
Co. C 121st Ohio Infantry

Thos. Turk
Co. D. 5th U.S.C. Cavalry

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