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Attica in Fountain County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

In Memory of Heroes 1861 - 1865

Civil War Memorial

 
 
In Memory of Heroes 1861 - 1865 Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, July 4, 2009
1. In Memory of Heroes 1861 - 1865 Memorial
Inscription. In Memory of Heroes 1861 - 1865 Presented by L. of G. A. R. Attica Circle, 1911
 
Erected 1911 by L. of G. A. R.
 
Location. 40° 16.589′ N, 87° 15.345′ W. Marker is in Attica, Indiana, in Fountain County. Marker can be reached from South Perry Street south of Booth Avenue. Click for map. Marker located in Riverside Cemetery. Go into cemetery at the first (North) entry. Cannon sits on a hill in the front quarter of the cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Attica IN 47918, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. World War I Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Harrison Hills Country Club House (approx. 0.9 miles away); Italianate Style House (approx. 1.1 miles away); Attica & Covington Canal Skirmish (approx. 1.1 miles away); Dr. John Evans (approx. 1.1 miles away); Attica’s Carnegie Library (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Spirit of the American Doughboy (approx. 1.1 miles away); In Memory of (approx. 1.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Attica.
 
Categories. HeroesMilitaryWar, US Civil
 
Other Side - - In Memory of Heroes 1861 - 1865 Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, July 4, 2009
2. Other Side - - In Memory of Heroes 1861 - 1865 Memorial
Muzzle View - - 24-pdr Field Howitzer Model 1841 image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, July 4, 2009
3. Muzzle View - - 24-pdr Field Howitzer Model 1841
The muzzle marking from the top, clockwise, read "C.A. & Co.", "1324", "1862", "T.J.R.", "No. 16." These markings indicate this howitzer was produced by Cyrus Alger & Co. in 1862. The howitzer weighed 1,324 pounds when inspected by Thomas J. Rodman for acceptance, and assigned the registry number 16.
Breech End of Cannon / Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, July 4, 2009
4. Breech End of Cannon / Civil War Memorial
Right Side - - In Memory of Heroes 1861 - 1865 Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, July 4, 2009
5. Right Side - - In Memory of Heroes 1861 - 1865 Memorial
Left Front - - In Memory of Heroes 1861 - 1865 Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, July 4, 2009
6. Left Front - - In Memory of Heroes 1861 - 1865 Memorial
Right Front - - In Memory of Heroes 1861 - 1865 Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, July 4, 2009
7. Right Front - - In Memory of Heroes 1861 - 1865 Memorial
Left Rear - - In Memory of Heroes 1861 - 1865 Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, July 4, 2009
8. Left Rear - - In Memory of Heroes 1861 - 1865 Memorial
Right Rear - - In Memory of Heroes 1861 - 1865 Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, July 4, 2009
9. Right Rear - - In Memory of Heroes 1861 - 1865 Memorial
Wide Left Front View - - In Memory of Heroes 1861 - 1865 Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, July 4, 2009
10. Wide Left Front View - - In Memory of Heroes 1861 - 1865 Memorial
Wide Right Front View - - In Memory of Heroes 1861 - 1865 Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, July 4, 2009
11. Wide Right Front View - - In Memory of Heroes 1861 - 1865 Memorial
Wide Right Rear View - - In Memory of Heroes 1861 - 1865 Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Al Wolf, July 4, 2009
12. Wide Right Rear View - - In Memory of Heroes 1861 - 1865 Memorial
 
 
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