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Aurora in Hamilton County, Nebraska — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Civil War Memorial

 
 
Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 31, 2012
1. Civil War Memorial
Inscription.

[Monument center panels]
Hamilton County's
Memorial to The
Union Soldier.
1861 - 1865.
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2,350,000
Volunteers.
360,000
died that their
country might live.
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Lincoln,
Commander in Chief.
Grant,
The General.
Farragut,
The Admiral.
The Boys in Blue
Fought the Battles.
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Chandler Post
G.A.R.
Memorial Day
1906.
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[Monument base panels]
For what he was and all he dared,
remember him today.
Fort Sumter
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Dedicated to Liberty and Union,
Now and Forever,
One and Inseparable.
Gettysburg
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While Virtue, Honor, Love shall flow,
Their deeds and fame
shall brighter grow.
Vicksburg
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One Country and One Flag.
"Lex regit, Amar Tuentur."
Appomattox

 
Erected
Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 31, 2012
2. Civil War Memorial
County courthouse in background
1906 by Chandler Post G.A.R.
 
Location. 40° 52.063′ N, 98° 0.151′ W. Marker is in Aurora, Nebraska, in Hamilton County. Marker is on 12th Street north of L Street, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Memorial is in Central Park Square (the county courthouse grounds). Marker is at or near this postal address: 1111 13th Street, Aurora NE 68818, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 13 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Civil War Monument (here, next to this marker); War Memorial (here, next to this marker); Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Civil War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); The Hamilton County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Chapman Cemetery GAR Marker (approx. 13 miles away).
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsMan-Made FeaturesPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil
 
Civil War Memorial Center Panel image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 31, 2012
3. Civil War Memorial Center Panel
Civil War Memorial Center Panel image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 31, 2012
4. Civil War Memorial Center Panel
Civil War Memorial Center Panel image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 31, 2012
5. Civil War Memorial Center Panel
Civil War Memorial Center Panel image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 31, 2012
6. Civil War Memorial Center Panel
Civil War Memorial Base Panel image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 31, 2012
7. Civil War Memorial Base Panel
Civil War Memorial Base Panel image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 31, 2012
8. Civil War Memorial Base Panel
Civil War Memorial Base Panel image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 31, 2012
9. Civil War Memorial Base Panel
Civil War Memorial Base Panel image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 31, 2012
10. Civil War Memorial Base Panel
Civil War Memorial Statue image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 31, 2012
11. Civil War Memorial Statue
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 247 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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