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Near Milford Center in Union County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Union Township Civil War Monument

The Original Monument

 
 
Union Township Civil War Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, August 10, 2015
1. Union Township Civil War Monument Marker
close up of obelisk base
Inscription. The block base of the obelisk contains the names of 39 local men, killed in the war. Unit identification, and place or battle where the man died, are listed with some of the names. Cities, and battles are inscribed on the obelisk. The monument contains no story text per se. Three additional “slabs” are located around the obelisk, containing 178 names of local men who served.
 
Erected 1873 by Monument Association of Union Township.
 
Location. 40° 10.643′ N, 83° 25.785′ W. Marker is near Milford Center, Ohio, in Union County. Marker is on Middleburg-Plain City Rd (County Route 57), on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in Milford Center Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 128 E State St, Milford Center OH 43045, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Union Township Civil War Monument (here, next to this marker); Milford Center Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bridgeport / Bridgeport Iron Bridge (approx. 2.2 miles away); Culbertson Covered Bridge / Reuben L. Partridge (1823- 1900) Bridge Builder
Union Township Civil War Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, August 10, 2015
2. Union Township Civil War Monument Marker
close up, east side of base
(approx. 3 miles away); Mitchell Cemetery Stone #2 (approx. 3 miles away); Mitchell Cemetery Stone #3 (approx. 3.1 miles away); Mitchell Cemetery Stone #1 (approx. 3.1 miles away); St.Johnís Evangelical Lutheran Church and School (approx. 4.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Milford Center.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Union Township Civil War Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, August 10, 2015
3. Union Township Civil War Monument Marker
north side, close up
Union Township Civil War Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, August 10, 2015
4. Union Township Civil War Monument Marker
close up, west side of base
Union Township Civil War Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, August 10, 2015
5. Union Township Civil War Monument Marker
first of the newer "slabs", with names A through H
Union Township Civil War Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, August 10, 2015
6. Union Township Civil War Monument Marker
second slab, names H through P
Union Township Civil War Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, August 10, 2015
7. Union Township Civil War Monument Marker
third slab, names P through W
Union Township Civil War Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, August 10, 2015
8. Union Township Civil War Monument Marker
marker can be seen at a distance; the obelisk, the flag pole, and the new OHS marker
Union Township Civil War Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, August 10, 2015
9. Union Township Civil War Monument Marker
cemetery gate, a little east of the monument
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 155 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on , by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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