6/11/11 – Forty veterans of the Revolutionary War are buried in Wisconsin cemeteries – and one of them will get some long overdue recognition on Sunday. The Sons of the American Revolution will dedicate a new grave marker for Andrew Howard, who’s buried in the Oak Center Cemetery in Fond du Lac County. He served with a Massachusetts Regiment in a Hudson River defense unit until the early 1780’s. He moved to Wisconsin in 1847 to live with relatives, and he died two years later. At a service Sunday afternoon, Howard’s story will be told – and a color guard will
give a solemn salute. He was among many who moved West after the Revolutionary War and helped build the Wisconsin territory.