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Allentown in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Soldiers and Sailors Monument

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Civil War Memorial Dedication image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., September 30, 2018
1. Civil War Memorial Dedication
Inscription.  

This column commemorates the
valor and patriotism of the
Soldiers and Sailors of the
County of Lehigh in the
War of 1861 - 65.

Centennial Rededication
October 1899 to October 1999
of the
Soldiers and Sailors Monument
A Lehigh County Civil War Memorial
In memory of the sacrifice and service
made by all veterans
to their nation and community


 
Erected 1899 by the People of Lehigh County.
 
Topics. This monument and memorial is listed in these topic lists: Man-Made FeaturesPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 40° 36.134′ N, 75° 28.301′ W. Marker is in Allentown, Pennsylvania, in Lehigh County. Memorial is at the intersection of 7th Street and Hamilton Street, in the median on 7th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Center Square, Allentown PA 18101, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Soldiers and Sailors Monument (here, next to this marker); Zion's Reformed Church
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Liberty Bell Hiding Place (about 300 feet away); The Saving of the Liberty Bell (about 400 feet away); Zion Church Military Hospital (about 400 feet away); Zollinger-Harned Department Store (about 500 feet away); Keenan House (about 600 feet away); In Honor of Those Who Served (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Allentown.
 
Also see . . .
1. Lehigh County Soldiers and Sailors Monument History. (Submitted on November 26, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Allentown monument's rebel soldier a gesture of reconciliation (Sheehan, The Morning Call.
Offers a perspective concerning the recent controversy over Civil War monuments, with focus on Allentown's monument
(Submitted on November 26, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Civil War Memorial Rededication image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., September 30, 2018
2. Civil War Memorial Rededication
Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., September 30, 2018
3. Civil War Memorial
Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., September 30, 2018
4. Civil War Memorial
Front detail showing Confederate soldier
Civil War Memorial Infantryman Statue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., September 30, 2018
5. Civil War Memorial Infantryman Statue
Civil War Memorial Artilleryman Statue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., September 30, 2018
6. Civil War Memorial Artilleryman Statue
Civil War Memorial Cavalryman Statue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., September 30, 2018
7. Civil War Memorial Cavalryman Statue
Civil War Memorial Sailor Statue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., September 30, 2018
8. Civil War Memorial Sailor Statue
Civil War Memorial Bas Relief Naval Battle Scene image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., September 30, 2018
9. Civil War Memorial Bas Relief Naval Battle Scene
Civil War Memorial Bas Relief Cavalry Battle Scene image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., September 30, 2018
10. Civil War Memorial Bas Relief Cavalry Battle Scene
Civil War Memorial Bas Relief Post-War Grand Review image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., September 30, 2018
11. Civil War Memorial Bas Relief Post-War Grand Review
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 26, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 439 times since then and 71 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11. submitted on November 26, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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