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The Muller Monument
The History of Renville County, Volume 2
Compiled by Franklyn Curtiss-Wedge
Not far from the Marsh monument at Fort Ridgely is the monument of Mrs. Eliza Muller, whose last request be that she be buried at Fort Ridgely. The inscription reads: "The State of Minnesota to the Memory of Mrs. Eliza Muller, 1877. Her valor and her devotion to the care of the sick and wounded soldiers and refugees during and after the Sioux Indian Outbreak of 1862 will forever be cherished in the hearts of a grateful people. -- Mrs. Eliza Muller, wife of Dr. Alfred Muller, born in Berne, Switzerland, April 21, 1831, died Sept. 26, 1876.. -- Thy Mission on Earth was Unbounded Charity, Thy Reward is Eternal Peace."
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