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Horace Porter

 
 
Horace Porter Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 25, 2018
1. Horace Porter Marker
Inscription.  
In memoriam
Horace Porter
Aide de Camp and Military Secretary
Chattanooga   1863   -   Virginia   1864 – 5
Brigadier General U.S.A.   -   Ambassador to France
President Grant Monument Association   1891 – 1919

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 40° 48.788′ N, 73° 57.785′ W. Marker is in New York, New York, in New York County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Riverside Drive and West 122nd Street, on the left when traveling north. Marker is located at the base of a flagpole on the right of the stairs in front of the mausoleum. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10027, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. General Grant Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Fred’k D. Grant (within shouting distance of this marker); Sakura Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Tomb of General U.S. Grant (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Sakura Park (about
Horace Porter Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 25, 2018
2. Horace Porter Marker
The marker is at the base of the flagpole seen here.
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300 feet away, measured in a direct line); General Daniel Butterfield Statue (about 300 feet away); Japanese Lantern (about 400 feet away); Four Chaplains Memorial (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New York.
 
Also see . . .  Horace Porter. Wikipedia biography. (Submitted on April 10, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Marker at Grant's Tomb image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 25, 2018
3. Marker at Grant's Tomb
Grant's Tomb image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 25, 2018
4. Grant's Tomb
The flagpole where the marker is located is seen at the right in the photo.
General Horace Porter, USA image. Click for full size.
from the Library of Congress, unknown
5. General Horace Porter, USA
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 10, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 21, 2018, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 166 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 21, 2018, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   5. submitted on April 10, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.

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Jul. 1, 2022