Littleton Brothers Civil War Memorial

Littleton  Brothers Memorial

The Littleton Brothers Civil War Memorial at Toolesboro is a monument to honor the six sons of James and Martha Littleton - young men who fought in the Civil War as brothers in arms and were buried never knowing the victory of the cause for which they gave their lives.


Located along the Great River Road, National Scenic Byway and about 7-miles East of Wapello, IA on County Road 99.


  • Read the full story online before you visit at
  • An 11-foot tall Mesabi Black Granite Monument
  • Six trees and six stones, placed for each of the Littleton Brothers
  • A beautiful landscaping and flags


Operating Hours & Seasons

Open daily from Sunrise to Sunset.  Notice this monument is located adjacent to the Toolesboro Mounds & Museum, National Historic Landmark.