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Terre Haute in Vigo County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Civil War Memorial - Vigo County

Terre Haute, Indiana

 

—County Courthouse —

 
Front (East) Plaque - - Civil War Memorial - Vigo County Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, June 7, 2009
1. Front (East) Plaque - - Civil War Memorial - Vigo County Marker
Inscription. ( Front (East) Plaque )
In Memory
of the
Patriotism and Valor
of the
Soldiers and Sailors of Vigo County
in the
War of 1861 - - 1865

( Right (North) Plaque )
“On Fame’s eternal camping ground
their silent tents are spread
and Glory guards with solemn round
the Bivouac of the Dead.”

( Left (South) Plaque )
Soldiers rest thy warfare o’er,
sleep the sleep that knows no breaking.
Dream of battle fields no more,
Days of danger - nights of waking.

( Rear (West) Plaque )
Erected by the Board
of
Commissioners of Vigo County
and the
Vigo County
Monumental Association
A. D. 1909.

 
Erected 1909 by Commissioners of Vigo County, Vigo County Monumental Association.
 
Location. 39° 27.98′ N, 87° 24.846′ W. Marker is in Terre Haute, Indiana, in Vigo County. Marker is at the intersection of South 3rd Street and Wabash Avenue, on the right on South 3rd Street. Click for map. Clearly seen at the North East Corner of the Courthouse. There is a parking lot at the North/West of the building - need to go around the block. OR, possibly
Right (North) Plaque - - Civil War Memorial - Vigo County Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, June 7, 2009
2. Right (North) Plaque - - Civil War Memorial - Vigo County Marker
across the street at business location. Marker is at or near this postal address: 33 South 3rd Street, Terre Haute IN 47801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Colonel Richard W. Thompson (a few steps from this marker); World War I War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); World War II War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Medal of Honor Recipient (within shouting distance of this marker); Operation Iraqi Freedom - War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Korean War Memorial - - Vigo County Indiana (within shouting distance of this marker); Vietnam War Memorial - - Vigo County Indiana (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Claude L. Herbert (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Terre Haute.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Left (South) Plaque - - Civil War Memorial - Vigo County Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, June 7, 2009
3. Left (South) Plaque - - Civil War Memorial - Vigo County Marker
Rear (West) Plaque - - Civil War Memorial - Vigo County Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, June 7, 2009
4. Rear (West) Plaque - - Civil War Memorial - Vigo County Marker
South/East View - - Civil War Memorial - Vigo County Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf
5. South/East View - - Civil War Memorial - Vigo County Marker
Front Base - - Civil War Memorial - Vigo County Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, June 7, 2009
6. Front Base - - Civil War Memorial - Vigo County Marker
Civil War Memorial - Vigo County Courthouse Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, June 7, 2009
7. Civil War Memorial - Vigo County Courthouse
Statue on Top... Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, June 7, 2009
8. Statue on Top...
South / East Corner Statue Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf
9. South / East Corner Statue
Other View - - South / East Corner Statue Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf
10. Other View - - South / East Corner Statue
North / East Corner Statue Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf
11. North / East Corner Statue
Close View - - North / East Statue Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf
12. Close View - - North / East Statue
South / West Corner Statue Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf
13. South / West Corner Statue
Other View - - South / West Corner Statue Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf
14. Other View - - South / West Corner Statue
North / West Corner Statue Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf
15. North / West Corner Statue
Other View - - North / East Corner Statue Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf
16. Other View - - North / East Corner Statue
South / East Cannon - At Sidewalk. Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, June 7, 2009
17. South / East Cannon - At Sidewalk.
Rear View - - South / East Cannon - At Sidewalk. Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, June 7, 2009
18. Rear View - - South / East Cannon - At Sidewalk.
Muzzle View - - South / East Cannon - At Sidewalk. Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, June 7, 2009
19. Muzzle View - - South / East Cannon - At Sidewalk.
Based on the muzzle markings, this gun is a 3.67-inch (or 20-pdr) Parrott Rifle. It's registry number is 152, and it was made in 1863 at West Point Foundry.
Close Up - - South / East Cannon - At Sidewalk. Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, June 7, 2009
20. Close Up - - South / East Cannon - At Sidewalk.
Cannon Behind (West) of Memorial. Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, June 7, 2009
21. Cannon Behind (West) of Memorial.
Muzzle View - - Cannon Behind (West) of Memorial. Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, June 7, 2009
22. Muzzle View - - Cannon Behind (West) of Memorial.
This gun is also a 3.67-inch Parrott Rifle. Registry number 163, also made at West Point in 1863.
Other View - - Cannon Behind (West) of Memorial. Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, June 7, 2009
23. Other View - - Cannon Behind (West) of Memorial.
South / West Corner of Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf
24. South / West Corner of Memorial
North / West Corner of Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf
25. North / West Corner of Memorial
North / East Corner - - Memorial and Courthouse Photo, Click for full size
By Al Wolf, June 7, 2009
26. North / East Corner - - Memorial and Courthouse
 
 
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