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Brevet Major General James S. Wadsworth

 
 
Brevet Major General James S. Wadsworth Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 30, 2018
1. Brevet Major General James S. Wadsworth Marker
Inscription.  Brevet Major General James S. Wadsworth, October 1807 - May 1864. Mortally wounded at the Battle of the Wilderness. He believed in the Union, Emancipation, and the Genesee Valley, and for those he gave his life.
 
Erected 2008 by Association for the Preservation of Geneseo.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 42° 48.041′ N, 77° 48.969′ W. Marker is in Geneseo, New York, in Livingston County. Memorial can be reached from the intersection of Court Street and Avon Road (New York State Route 39). Monument is on the grounds of the county courthouse, closer to the parking area than to the road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2 Court Street, Geneseo NY 14454, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Memory of (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Shaw Sisters (approx. 0.2 miles away); Big Tree Lodge (approx. ¼ mile away); Cobblestone School (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of First Church
Brevet Major General James S. Wadsworth Monument image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 30, 2018
2. Brevet Major General James S. Wadsworth Monument
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Village Square (approx. 0.4 miles away); Geneseo Historic District (approx. 0.4 miles away); Site of Camp Union (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Geneseo.
 
Also see . . .  James S. Wadsworth - Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 2, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Brevet Major General James S. Wadsworth Monument image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, April 30, 2018
3. Brevet Major General James S. Wadsworth Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 2, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 2, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 118 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 2, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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