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Chelsea in Washtenaw County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Oak Grove Cemetery Civil War Memorial

 
 
Oak Grove Cemetery Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By David Wilcox
1. Oak Grove Cemetery Civil War Memorial
Inscription. (North Face):
Erected under
the auspices of
Woman's Relief
Corps No. 210,
assisted by
R.P. Carpenter
Post No. 41,
and Patriotic
Citizens

1861 to 1865

(West Face):
R.P. Carpenter Post No 41

To the memory
of
our noble dead
who freely gave their
lives that our
Country's flag
might be maintained
unsullied.

Erected May 30, 1897

 
Erected 1897 by W.R.C Corp R.F. Carpenter Post No. 210.
 
Location. 42° 19.19′ N, 84° 0.642′ W. Marker is in Chelsea, Michigan, in Washtenaw County. Marker is on East Middle Street. Click for map. Located in Mount Olivet Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: East Middle Street, Chelsea MI 48118, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chelsea / Chelsea Depot (approx. half a mile away); The Welfare Building (approx. half a mile away); First Congregational Church (approx. half a mile away); North Lake Methodist Church (approx. 4.5 miles away); Dexter Area Civil War Memorial (approx.
North Side Inscription image. Click for full size.
By David Wilcox
2. North Side Inscription
6.4 miles away); Dexter Depot / Track Pans (approx. 6.6 miles away); St. Joseph Catholic Church (approx. 6.7 miles away); Salem Church (approx. 8.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Chelsea.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Oak Grove Cemetery Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By David Wilcox
3. Oak Grove Cemetery Civil War Memorial
Two 30-pdr Parrott Rifles guard the memorial.
 
 
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