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Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Monument

 
 
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By Bill Coughlin, March 29, 2012
1. Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Monument
Inscription.
To the memory of the brave soldiers and sailors who saved the Union
In memoriam
Erected by
The City of New York
MCM

< Eastern Plinth : >
Grant
Fort Sumter • Bull Run • Hatteras Inlet • Balls Bluff • Port Royal • Fort Henry • Roanoke Island • Hampton Roads • Shiloh • Island No 10

N.Y. Volunteer
Regiments
Actively Engaged
Seventy Second • Seventy Third • Seventy Fourth • Eighty Second • Eighty Third

Farragut
New Orleans • Fair Oaks • Malvern Hill • Harpers Ferry • Antietam •Iuka • Corinth • Fredericksburg • Murfreesboro • Charleston • Jackson • Chancellorsville

Sickles
Winslow • Kelly • Barlow • Thoman • Cameron • Scott • Murphy • McMahon • Warren • Moesch • Huston • Stetson • Winthrop
Sheridan

< Western Plinth : >
Sherman
Gettysburg • Vicksburg • Port Hudson • Chickamauga • Chattanooga • Fort Pillow • Wilderness • Spotsylvania • Cold Harbor • Kenesaw Mountain • Atlanta

N.Y. Volunteer Regiments
Actively Engaged
Fifth Seventh • Forty Second • Fifty Ninth • Sixty First • Sixty Ninth • Seventy First

Porter
Chambersburg • Mobile Bay • Winchester • Cedar Creek • Fort Fisher • Wilmington • Bentonville • Five Forks • Petersburg • Richmond • Appomattox

Worden
Cushing • Ryder • Sicard • Kaeplis • Philip
Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 29, 2012
2. Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Monument
One of the two plinths can be seen in this photo in front of the Soldiers and Sailors Monument.
• Meagher • Craven • McIver • Smith • Olmstead • Wilkes • Taylor • Wainwright
Rowan

 
Erected 1900 by The City of New York.
 
Location. 40° 47.522′ N, 73° 58.74′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker is at the intersection of Riverside Drive and W 89th Street, on the right when traveling south on Riverside Drive. Click for map. Marker is located in Riverside Park. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10024, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. George Herman "Babe" Ruth (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Joan of Arc (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Joan of Arc (approx. 0.2 miles away); Barnett Newman (approx. Ό mile away); Sergei Vassilevich Rachmaninoff (approx. 0.3 miles away); Elizabeth Cady Stanton (approx. 0.3 miles away); Where Poe Wrote “The Raven” (approx. 0.3 miles away); Where Poe wrote The Raven (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in New York.
 
More about this marker. This white marble monument is about 90 feet tall and consists of 12 Corinthian columns topped with eagles. Two plinths on the terrace in front of the monument contain the names Union generals,
Monument Text image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 29, 2012
3. Monument Text
New York volunteer regiments and the battles in which they took part.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Soldiers and Sailors Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 29, 2012
4. Soldiers and Sailors Marker
Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 29, 2012
5. Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Monument
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6. Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Monument
Several Civil War cannons are found near the Soldiers and Sailors Monument.
Eastern Plinth image. Click for full size.
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7. Eastern Plinth
East Side image. Click for full size.
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8. East Side
South View image. Click for full size.
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9. South View
West View image. Click for full size.
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10. West View
North View image. Click for full size.
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11. North View
Western Plinth image. Click for full size.
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12. Western Plinth
East View image. Click for full size.
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13. East View
South View image. Click for full size.
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14. South View
West View image. Click for full size.
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15. West View
North View image. Click for full size.
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16. North View
Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Monument Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 29, 2012
17. Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Monument Plaque
Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Memorial Monument
of the City of New York

Commissioners,
Robert A. Van Wyck, Mayor
George C. Clausen, President, Park Board
John W. Goff, Recorder.   Bird S. Coler, Comptroller
Joseph A. Goulden, Chairman, Memorial Committee

Architects,
Charles W. Stoughton, Arthur A. Stoughton,
Paul E. Duboy
Builders,   Cullen and Dwyer
Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 29, 2012
18. Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Monument Marker
"Erected by" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 29, 2012
19. "Erected by" Marker
Erected by
The City of New York
to commemorate the valor
of the
Soldiers and Sailors
who in the Civil War
fought in defense of the Union.
"Erected by" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 29, 2012
20. "Erected by" Marker
"Erected by" Marker image. Click for full size.
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21. "Erected by" Marker
New York State Crest image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 29, 2012
22. New York State Crest
The New York State and USA crests flank the "Erected by" marker.
USA Crest image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, March 29, 2012
23. USA Crest
<i>Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument, New York.</i> image. Click for full size.
circa 1910
24. Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument, New York.
 
 
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