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Tom Mauer (#47099437)
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Bio Photo I am an amateur Civil War historian.I live in SE Minnesota and I have walked thru aprox 750 cemeteries in Southern Minnesota , Western Wisconsin and Northern Iowa looking for Civil War Veteran burial sites. As of Aug 2015 I have personally located, identified and visited aprx 6700 Union Civil War Veterans burial sites.
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RE: Collins family
Thanks, Tom. Living in California, I forget you can't visit cemeteries in the winter. I have a funny story about that! Went to visit my mother's grave with my sister and her sister, my aunt, in January. They knew better than to go off the road. I ended up in hip high snow. We all had a pretty good laugh.
Added by Me on Dec 06, 2016 12:13 PM
Me
Collins family
Hi Tom,
Are there Collins family graves in Calvary Cemetery in Austin, MN?
If you are able I'd love to add those to the database.

Thanks,
Sarah
Added by Me on Dec 06, 2016 9:30 AM
Tim Bode
Thank you!
Thank you so much for all the work that you've done finding and identifying the graves of our Civil War vets. I research the 5th Minnesota Volunteer Infantry Regiment. I see your name so often that I feel like I know you!
Tim
Added by Tim Bode on Nov 15, 2016 4:54 PM
cathy w
Schletty
Thanks again Tom, Concord Cemetery memorials are closet to completion. Thank, many of my distant cousins are in Concord. Cathy
Added by cathy w on Nov 02, 2016 7:13 PM
InMemory
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Thank you very much for the photo of the stone for Leon Ingersoll. Your work on Find A Grave for current and future generations is very much appreciated. Thank you!
Added by InMemory on Nov 02, 2016 5:59 PM
cathy w
Parker/Stevenson
Thank you for your gift of photos for the Parker and Stevenson families. I truly appreciate your efforts.
Cathy W.
Added by cathy w on Nov 01, 2016 9:11 AM
Vicki I.
Wooldridge's
Thank you for creating memorials and taking photos for Edward and Mary (Smith) Wooldridge and their children Curtin, Lura and Mary and also for transferring them to me!
Added by Vicki I. on Oct 02, 2016 5:52 AM
julie opoien (Rush)
Calvin Rush Civil War
Calvin was a prisoner at Andersonville Prison in GA during the war. Over 14,000 men died there of abuse, starvation, and disease. Its a miracle my GGG survived. Thank you for your acknowledgment that he served in the Ohio 75th OVI.
Added by julie opoien (Rush) on Sep 18, 2016 5:39 PM
None to be Forgotten
Duplicates
Hi Tom - deleted those two dups you sent. Just to let you know, I check any records I use against what's already in Find A Grave to AVOID dups but a few years back, not all the memorials would appear when I pulled up the cemetery lists on Find A Grave and so some DID get duplicated. Also a lot of memorials are created using "different" names than the name on the official records so they don't necessarily appear as a duplicate to me. I'm currently entering the entire state of Iowa and it's a real problem down there!Just let me know when you find one and I'm happy to take care of it! - Cindy (None to be Forgotten)

(FYI - I used to live in Winona and then Rollingstone. Am now in St. Charles. I even wrote a book about Winona County Cemeteries!)
Added by None to be Forgotten on Jun 29, 2016 10:01 AM
Alex Grzywacki
Henry Frey Civil War Vet update
I am the Great Great Grand son of Henry Frey.
He was the Battery "Artificer" of the {First Battery Minnesota Light Artillery. Note: they were Veterans of the battle of Shiloh. Commanded by Email Munch also buried at the Oakland Cemetery.
In your service.
Alex F. Grzywacki
Senior Vice Commander, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War.
William T. Sherman's Camp # 28. Santa Barbara County, California.
Added by Alex Grzywacki on Jun 12, 2016 12:42 PM
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