Above: Capital Building, Lansing, Michigan
Above, from the monument honoring the Spanish American War Vets of Michigan.
Above Austin Blair with the Capital Dome in the background.
Austin Blair, the War Governor of Michigan
1861, 62, 63, 64
Inscription found on part of the monument:
"He gave the best years of his life to
Michigan, and his fame is inseparably
linked with the glorious achievements
of her citizen soldiers.
Erected by the People of Michigan"
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