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Athens County Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial

 
 
Athens County Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Dedication Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., January 4, 2009
1. Athens County Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Dedication





















Inscription.
The People of Athens County
erect
this monument
in memory of those who volunteered
as
Soldiers and Sailors
in defense of the Union
and to perpetuate
Free Government.

The People
will ever remember how much of
our national prosperity
is due to
the patriotism and valor
of
the men who died
in
the service of their country

Athens County
contributed
twenty six hundred and ten men
as
soldiers and sailors
in the
War for the Union, 1861 - 1865.

 
Erected 1893 by The Citizens of Athens County.
 
Location. 39° 19.639′ N, 82° 6.041′ W. Marker is in Athens, Ohio, in Athens County. Marker is on Union Street, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is on the campus of Ohio University, about 150 feet east of the Alumni Gateway at Union Street and Court Street. Marker is in this post office area: Athens OH 45701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Student Voices (a few steps from this marker); The Kissing Circle (a few steps from this marker); Ohio University (within
Athens County Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Remembrance Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., January 4, 2009
2. Athens County Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Remembrance
shouting distance of this marker); Ohio University 1915 Alumni Gateway (within shouting distance of this marker); Bicentennial of the Northwest Ordinance (within shouting distance of this marker); The Elms (within shouting distance of this marker); Ohio University's Distinguished Visitors (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Memorial Auditorium (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Athens.
 
More about this marker. Statues cast by M. J. Power Foundry, New York.
 
Also see . . .  Athens County in the Civil War. (Submitted on January 23, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Athens County Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Contribution Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., January 4, 2009
3. Athens County Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Contribution
Athens County Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., January 4, 2009
4. Athens County Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial
Looking east.
Athens County Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., January 4, 2009
5. Athens County Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial
Looking west toward Alumni Gate in center background.
Athens County Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Jamie Abel, May 4, 2011
6. Athens County Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Marker
Monument in the springtime.
Athens County Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Cavalryman Statue Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., January 4, 2009
7. Athens County Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Cavalryman Statue
Athens County Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Soldier Statue Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., January 4, 2009
8. Athens County Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Soldier Statue
C. Bubert, sculptor, 1880.
Athens County Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Sailor Statue Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., January 4, 2009
9. Athens County Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Sailor Statue
D. Richards, sculptor.
Athens County Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Bronze Panel and Date Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., January 4, 2009
10. Athens County Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Bronze Panel and Date
Athens County Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Bronze Panel and Quote Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., January 4, 2009
11. Athens County Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Bronze Panel and Quote
“Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori”
Athens County Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Bronze Panel and Commissiones Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., January 4, 2009
12. Athens County Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Bronze Panel and Commissiones
Athens County Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Jamie Abel, May 4, 2011
13. Athens County Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Marker
Topmost sculpture on the monument.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 4,251 times since then and 223 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.   6. submitted on , by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio.   7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.   13. submitted on , by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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