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Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

General Philip Kearny Memorial

 
 
Kearny Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By Richard E. Miller, August 30, 2009
1. Kearny Memorial
west and south faces.
Inscription.

[on base of statue by Edward Clark Potter, south face:]

KEARNY

[west face:]

New Jersey honors her most distinguished soldier.
Erected 1914

[north face:]

Major General Philip Kearny
Born June 1, 1814

[east face:]

Gave his left arm at Churubusco, Mexico, August 18, 1847; and his life at Chantilly, VA, September 1, 1862.

 
Erected 1914 by State of New Jersey.
 
Location. 38° 52.796′ N, 77° 4.459′ W. Marker is in Arlington National Cemetery, Virginia, in Arlington County. Marker is at the intersection of Meigs Road/ Lee Drive and Wilson & Sheridan Drives, on the right when traveling north on Meigs Road/ Lee Drive. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Myer VA 22211, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Pan American Airways Flight 103 Memorial Cairn (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Civil War Unknowns Monument (about 400 feet away); American Volunteer Group, China Air Task Force and the 14th Air Force (about 400 feet away); The Arlington Woodlands
Kearny Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By Richard E. Miller, August 30, 2009
2. Kearny Memorial
east and north faces.
(about 500 feet away); The Kingdom of My Childhood (about 500 feet away); The Flower Garden (about 500 feet away but has been reported missing); Guardian of a Nation's Heritage (about 500 feet away); Garden to Graves (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Arlington National Cemetery.
 
Also see . . .  Philip Kearny. (Submitted on September 1, 2009, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Additional keywords. Edward Clark Potter, sculptor; Chasseurs d'Afrique; Battle of Solferino; French Légion d'honneur; Army of the Potomac.
 
Categories. MilitaryWar, Mexican-AmericanWar, US CivilWars, US Indian
 
Kearny Memorial and grave site, Arlington National Cemetery Photo, Click for full size
By Richard E. Miller, August 30, 2009
3. Kearny Memorial and grave site, Arlington National Cemetery
Philip Kearny, Jr., Brigadier General, U.S. Army, Civil War Photo, Click for full size
Wikipedia, August 30, 2009
4. Philip Kearny, Jr., Brigadier General, U.S. Army, Civil War
General Kearny's statue, Arlington National Cemetery Photo, Click for full size
By Richard E. Miller, August 30, 2009
5. General Kearny's statue, Arlington National Cemetery
General Philip Kearny Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, 2011
6. General Philip Kearny Memorial
 

 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,362 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.   6. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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