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Rhode Island Soldiers and Sailors Memorial

 
 
Rhode Island Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, June 8, 2012
1. Rhode Island Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Marker
Inscription.
Erected
by the
people of
Rhode Island
to the
memory
of the
brave men
who died
that their
country
might live

(Plaque):
Civil War Monument
This monument commemorates the members of the 1st Rhode Island regiment and the 14th Rhode Island Regiment heavy artillery (colored) who fought and died in the war of the rebellion
 
Location. 41° 49.466′ N, 71° 24.74′ W. Marker is in Providence, Rhode Island, in Providence County. Marker is on Dorrance Street, in the median. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Providence RI 02903, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Puritan and the Indian (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Arcade (about 800 feet away); Wall of Hope (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fountain Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Professional Theater (approx. 0.2 miles away); The History of The Weybosset Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Hurricane of September 21st 1938 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Giovanni Da Verrazzano (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Providence.
 
More about this marker. The plaque was fixed to the larger monument by The Rhode
Civil War Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, June 8, 2012
2. Civil War Monument Marker
Island Black heritage Society.
 
Categories. Abolition & Underground RRAfrican AmericansWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 483 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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