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Terre Haute in Vigo County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Civil War Memorial

 
 
Full View - - Civil War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 12, 2012
1. Full View - - Civil War Memorial Marker
Inscription.

Lest We Forget

 
Location. 39° 28.791′ N, 87° 20.745′ W. Marker is in Terre Haute, Indiana, in Vigo County. Marker can be reached from East Wabash Avenue east of Blakely Avenue. Click for map. Located within the Highland Lawn Cemetery. Upon entry follow the main drive all the way back to the "Civil War - Hill Top". Marker is in this post office area: Terre Haute IN 47803, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Highland Lawn Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Gold Medal Plaza (approx. 2.9 miles away); Twelve Points (approx. 2.9 miles away); William D. "Big Bill" Haywood (approx. 3.2 miles away); Charles Luna (approx. 3.2 miles away); Sidney Hillman (approx. 3.2 miles away); Mother Jones (approx. 3.2 miles away); Patrick E. Gorman (approx. 3.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Terre Haute.
 
More about this marker. This marker is a very large lettered concrete made memorial accompanied with a flag pole and a 1862 "Parrott Rifle".
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
1862 Parrott Rifle - Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 12, 2012
2. 1862 Parrott Rifle - Civil War Memorial
Left Trunnion - - Text "100 Pdr." image. Click for full size.
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3. Left Trunnion - - Text "100 Pdr."
Right Trunnion - - Text "R.P.P."<br> (Robert Parker Parrott) image. Click for full size.
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4. Right Trunnion - - Text "R.P.P."
(Robert Parker Parrott)
1862 Parrott Rifle - Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 12, 2012
5. 1862 Parrott Rifle - Civil War Memorial
Text on muzzle makes this a 1862, W.P.F. (West Point Foundry made - 6.4 (Parrott Rifle), numbered 78, weight 9,814, and inspected by A. M..
Other View - - Civil War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 12, 2012
6. Other View - - Civil War Memorial Marker
Civil War Soldiers image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 12, 2012
7. Civil War Soldiers
Civil War Soldiers image. Click for full size.
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8. Civil War Soldiers
Civil War Memorial Marker -and- Soldiers image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 12, 2012
9. Civil War Memorial Marker -and- Soldiers
Civil War Soldiers image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, August 12, 2012
10. Civil War Soldiers
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 536 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on , by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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