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Vallejo in Solano County, California — The American West (Pacific Coastal)
 

Civil War - Unknown Dead Monument

 
 
Civil War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, October 24, 2015
1. Civil War Memorial Marker
Inscription.  
Erected
to the Memory of
the Unknown Dead
1861 - 1865

G.A.R.

 
Erected 1898 by Grand Army of the Republic and Farragut Relief Corps No. 39, Woman's Relief Corps.
 
Topics. This memorial monument is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 38° 7.078′ N, 122° 15.731′ W. Marker is in Vallejo, California, in Solano County. Memorial can be reached from the intersection of Sacramento Street and Valle Vista Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2201 Sacramento St, Vallejo CA 94590, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First U.S. Naval Station In The Pacific (approx. 0.6 miles away); Mansion Gallery (approx. 0.8 miles away); St. Vincent Ferrer Church (approx. 0.9 miles away); First Catholic Church (approx. 1.1 miles away); Vallejo Naval & Historical Museum (approx. 1.1 miles away); Carnegie Library
Civil War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, October 24, 2015
2. Civil War Memorial Marker
Sadly, the Civil War monument was found toppled over by vandals, along with many other headstones in Sunrise Memorial Cemetery in 2015.
(approx. 1.1 miles away); Empress Theater (approx. 1.1 miles away); Power & Fleming Grocers (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vallejo.
 
More about this monument. This Civil War monument is located in the south central part of Sunrise Memorial Cemetery atop of hillside overlooking Vallejo and within a Naval veterans cemetery section. A Medal of Honor grave of William S. Bond lies nearby.

Sadly, this Civil War monument was found with the obelisk top knocked over by vandals, along with many other headstones in Sunrise Memorial Cemetery.
 
Regarding Civil War - Unknown Dead Monument. This veterans cemetery section contains a number of Civil War veterans graves.
 
Civil War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, October 24, 2015
3. Civil War Memorial Marker
Civil War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Douglass Halvorsen, October 24, 2015
4. Civil War Memorial Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 24, 2018. It was originally submitted on January 22, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. This page has been viewed 112 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 22, 2018, by Douglass Halvorsen of Klamath Falls, Oregon. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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