Brooklyn in Kings County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Civil War Soldiers’ Monument
Right Side of Monument:
Ever remember how much of national prosperity is due to the brave exertions of the soldiers who died in the service of their country.
Back of Monument:
Left Side of Monument:
The City of New York
dedicates this monument
to the memory of
its heroic dead.
Erected 1869 by City of New York.
Topics. This historical marker and monument is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1869.
Location. 40° 39.424′ N, 73° 59.383′ W. Marker is in Brooklyn, New York, in Kings County. Marker is on Battle Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Marker is in Green-Wood Cemetery on Battle Path off Battle Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brooklyn NY 11232, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distanceThe Battle of Brooklyn (a few steps from this marker); Battle Hill (a few steps from this marker); Huntington’s Regiment (a few steps from this marker); Triumph on Battle Hill (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named The Battle of Brooklyn (a few steps from this marker); Altar to Liberty (within shouting distance of this marker); McDonald (within shouting distance of this marker); Van Ness-Parsons Family Tomb (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brooklyn.
More about this monument. Monument includes four life sized Civil War soldiers and four bas relief plaques depicting various scenes of Civil War soldiers.
Also see . . . The Green-Wood Cemetery. Website on the historic home of the Civil War Soldiers’ Monument. (Submitted on November 2, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 2, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,290 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13. submitted on November 2, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.