In Memory of Old Abe

In Memory of Old Abe (HMPL5)

Location: Chippewa Falls, WI 54729 Chippewa County
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N 44° 56.889', W 91° 24.047'

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1861 · 1881

The soldier bird who was captured in Chippewa County by Chief Sky and taken to Eau Claire by Daniel McCann of Eagle Point. With Company "C" of the Eighth Wisconsin Regiment, he participated in twenty-five battles of the Civil War and was afterwards presented to the State of Wisconsin.

Erected by the Chippewa County Federation of Women's Clubs in the year 1927.

Donated in memory of Juanita E. (McCann) Cutsforth granddaughter of Dan McCann of "Old Abe" fame and her husband Vallie D. Cutsforth.
HM NumberHMPL5
Year Placed1927
Placed ByThe Chippewa County Federation of Women's Clubs
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Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 6:49pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15T E 626156 N 4978434
Decimal Degrees44.94815000, -91.40078333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 44° 56.889', W 91° 24.047'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds44° 56' 53.34" N, 91° 24' 2.82" W
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Area Code(s)715
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4774 Wolfe Dr, Chippewa Falls WI 54729, US
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