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Irvington in Baltimore, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Maryland Sons Monument

 
 
Maryland Sons Monument<br>(<i>west side inscription</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, June 9, 2019
1. Maryland Sons Monument
(west side inscription)
Inscription.  
(west side)
To the
Sons
of
Maryland

who perished in preserving
to us and posterity
the “Government of the People,
by the People for the People,”
secured by our fathers,
through the Union.
This memorial
is erected
by her loyal and grateful
daughters.

(east side)
How sleep the brave who sink to rest,
By all their country’s wishes blessed;
By fairy hands their knell is rung;
By forms unseen their dirge is sung;
There honor comes, a pilgrim gray,
to bless the turf that wraps their clay,
and freedom shall awhile repair,
to dwell a weeping hermit there.
 
Erected 1885 by The Loyal Women of Maryland.
 
Topics and series. This monument and memorial is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicCemeteries & Burial SitesPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the National Cemeteries series list.
 
Location. 39° 16.843′ N, 76° 40.506′ 
Maryland Sons Monument<br>(<i>east side inscription</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, June 9, 2019
2. Maryland Sons Monument
(east side inscription)
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W. Marker is in Irvington in Baltimore, Maryland. Memorial can be reached from Frederick Avenue (Maryland Route 144) west of McCurley Street, on the right when traveling east. Monument is located roughly in the center of Loudon Park National Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3445 Frederick Avenue, Baltimore MD 21229, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Maryland Naval Monument (a few steps from this marker); In Memory of Our Comrades (within shouting distance of this marker); To the Memory of the Unknown Dead (within shouting distance of this marker); In Honor of Those Who Gave the Ultimate Sacrifice (within shouting distance of this marker); A National Cemetery System (within shouting distance of this marker); Loudon Park National Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Address by President Lincoln (within shouting distance of this marker); Burial Place of Twenty-Nine Confederate Soldiers (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Irvington.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Loudon Park National Cemetery
 
Maryland Sons Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, June 9, 2019
3. Maryland Sons Monument
Maryland Sons Monument (<i>Caspar Buberl frieze detail</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, June 9, 2019
4. Maryland Sons Monument (Caspar Buberl frieze detail)
The monument frieze depicts four war scenes:
• "The General Taking Command of His Forces," (north)
• "The Battle Scene," (south)
• "The Wounded After Battle" (east)
• "Peace." (west)
Maryland Sons Monument (<i>north & south inscription detail</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, June 9, 2019
5. Maryland Sons Monument (north & south inscription detail)
north side • "E Pluribus Unum"
south side • "Crescite Et Multiplicamini"
Maryland Sons Monument (<i>south side • cemetery office in background to north</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, June 9, 2019
6. Maryland Sons Monument (south side • cemetery office in background to north)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 9, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 123 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 10, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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May. 25, 2022