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Honoring the last soldiers
The last buried Civil War soldiers in Green, Lafayette County are honored by veterans groups, families
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A musket salute and the placing of a Last Soldier Marker on the veteran’s grave were part of the ceremony. - photo by Marissa Weiher
SOUTH WAYNE — When Nikki Larson saw the Sons of Union Veterans would be honoring James Perrigo, the last Civil War veteran buried in Lafayette County, she couldn’t wait to call her mother, Joyce Stauffer, Perrigo’s great granddaughter.

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