Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
In Memory of Scottish-American Soldiers
In memory of Scottish-American soldiers
To preserve the jewel of liberty in the framework of freedom - Abraham Lincoln
Co.H, 65th Regt Illinois Vol Infantry
William L Duff,
Lt Col., 2nd Illinois Regt of Artillery
Co.E, 5th Regt Maine Infantry Volunteers
Co.C, 1st Michigan Cavalry
Co.F, 57th Regt New York Infantry Volunteers
Co.G 66th Regt New York Volunteer Infantry
Unveiled 21st August 1893. This plot of ground given by The Lord Provost and Town Council of Edinburgh to Wallace Bruce, US. Consul, As a burial place for Scottish soldiers of the American Civil War 1861-5
(Around Base of Statue):
Location. 55° 57.204′ N, 3° 11.173′ W. Marker is in Edinburgh, Scotland. Marker is on Waterloo Place, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Situated in Old Calton Burial Ground, Calton Hill, Edinburgh. Marker is in this post office area: Edinburgh, Scotland EH1 3, United Kingdom.
Other nearby markers. Adam Smith Grave (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Adam Smith (approx. half a kilometer away); The Black Watch Monument (approx. 0.6 kilometers away); John Knox (approx. 0.7 kilometers away); Sir William Kirkcaldy (approx. 0.9 kilometers away); Memorial to Wallace (approx. 0.9 kilometers away); Memorial to Robert the Bruce (approx. 0.9 kilometers away); Scottish-American War Memorial (approx. one kilometer away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Edinburgh.
More about this marker. First statue of Abraham Lincoln erected outside of the United States of America.
Also see . . .
1. Scottish War Memorials Project. More information about the background of the memorial (Submitted on August 10, 2010, by Adam Brown of Edinburgh, Scotland.)
2. George Edwin Bissell. Wikepdia entry on the sculptor of the Lincoln statue (Submitted on August 10, 2010, by Adam Brown of Edinburgh, Scotland.)
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 10, 2010, by Adam Brown of Edinburgh, Scotland. This page has been viewed 1,941 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 10, 2010, by Adam Brown of Edinburgh, Scotland. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.