Albert Woolson
of Antwerp, N.Y.
The Last Civil War Union Veteran
Albert Woolson was born on February 11, 1847 in Antwerp, 22 miles northeast of Watertown, N.Y. On October 10, 1864 he enlisted in Company C, of the First Minnesota Volunteer Heavy Artillery. He received his discharge on September 7, 1865. Mr. Woolson died on August 2,1956 in Duluth, MN at 109 years of age.

For more information on Albert Woolson, please visit the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War website.

View photos of the memorial in Gettysburg, PA, a Memorial to the Grand Army of the Republic and the 'Last Survivor', Albert Woolson.