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St. Paul in Ramsey County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

St. Paul Civil War Memorial

 
 
St. Paul Civil War Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By Keith L, May 12, 2010
1. St. Paul Civil War Memorial
West Side
Inscription. To perpetuate the memory of the Union Soldiers and Sailors of the War of 1861 — 1865 Their patriotism inspired unquestioning devotion Their valor was attested on hard-won battlefields Their suffering and sacrifice exalted the glorious cause and ennobled the splendid triumph.

The victories they helped achieve preserved the Union of the States Abolished slavery Established the National Prestige Opened new avenues for the development of man and the advancement of liberty.

Erected through the instrumentality of the Allied Organizations of the City of St. Paul Grand Army of the Republic A.D. 1903 The statue represents Josias R. King The first man to volunteer in the First Minnesota Infantry The first regiment tendered the government for the suppression of the rebellion.
 
Erected 1903 by the Grand Army of the Republic.
 
Location. 44° 56.883′ N, 93° 6.444′ W. Marker is in St. Paul, Minnesota, in Ramsey County. Marker is at the intersection of Summit Avenue and Old Kellog Boulevard on Summit Avenue. Click for map. Marker is at Summit Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: 187 Summit Avenue, Saint Paul MN 55102, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least
St. Paul Civil War Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By Keith L, May 12, 2010
2. St. Paul Civil War Memorial
North Side
8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of First School Patrol Crossing in the World (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cathedral of Saint Paul Cornerstone (about 400 feet away); Cathedral of Saint Paul (about 400 feet away); Summit–Selby Neighborhood (about 700 feet away); James J. Hill / The James J. Hill House (approx. 0.2 miles away); "Spiral for Justice" Roy Wilkins Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Charles A. Lindbergh (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hubert H. Humphrey (approx. 0.4 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Soldiers and Sailors Monument. "In honor of Josias R. King, the first Minnesotan to volunteer to fight for the Union in the Civil War, the Grand Army of the Republic commissioned this statue, which commemorates all the brave soldiers of the war. It cost $9,000. King died on February 11, 1916, in Saint Paul, thirteen years after the dedication of the monument." (Submitted on July 11, 2010.) 

2. First Minnesota Volunteer Infantry. (Submitted on July 11, 2010.)
 
Additional keywords. Commemorative Statue; John Karl Daniels, sculptor
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
St. Paul Civil War Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By Keith L, May 12, 2010
3. St. Paul Civil War Memorial
East Side
St. Paul Civil War Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By Keith L, May 12, 2010
4. St. Paul Civil War Memorial
South Side
St. Paul Civil War Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By Keith L, May 12, 2010
5. St. Paul Civil War Memorial
St. Paul Civil War Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By Keith L, May 12, 2010
6. St. Paul Civil War Memorial
The Cathedral of St. Paul is in the background.
St. Paul Civil War Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., October 6, 2014
7. St. Paul Civil War Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 2,326 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.   7. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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