Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
General Philip Kearny Memorial
[on base of statue by Edward Clark Potter, south face:]
New Jersey honors her most distinguished soldier.
Major General Philip Kearny
Born June 1, 1814
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. Doubleday (within shouting 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 R Adams Cowley (about 400 feet away); The Arlington Woodlands (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). 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. • Military • War, Mexican-American • War, US Civil • Wars, US Indian •
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