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Near Lemay in St. Louis County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Civil War Union Women Memorial

1861 • Lest We Forget • 1865

— Fraternity • Charity • Loyalty —

 
 
Civil War Union Women Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 10, 2016
1. Civil War Union Women Memorial
Inscription.  
To honor the Union Women
who fought on the battlefields,
nursed and comforted the sick and dying,
and sacrificed their own lives
to preserve our nation

Dedicated June 2, 1996


 
Erected 1996 by Julia Dent Grant Tent #16, Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesScience & MedicineWar, US CivilWomen. In addition, it is included in the National Cemeteries series list.
 
Location. 38° 29.87′ N, 90° 16.795′ W. Marker is near Lemay, Missouri, in St. Louis County. Memorial is at the intersection of South Drive and Monument Drive, on the right when traveling east on South Drive. Monument is in Section 13. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2900 Sheridan Road, Saint Louis MO 63125, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Civil War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); In Memory of the Unknown Dead (a few steps from this marker); Minnesota Civil War Memorial
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Burials in the National Cemetery (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); To The Confederate Dead 1861 - 1865 (about 500 feet away); U.S. Army Air Forces Air Crash Victims May 13, 1945 (about 700 feet away); 56th U.S. Colored Infantry Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lemay.
 
Civil War Union Women Memorial (back) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 10, 2016
2. Civil War Union Women Memorial (back)
Civil War Union Women Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 10, 2016
3. Civil War Union Women Memorial
Looking SE
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 16, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 28, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 308 times since then and 10 times this year. Last updated on October 15, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 28, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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