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Glens Falls in Warren County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Civil War Monument

 
 
Civil War Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By John Farrell, April 27, 2009
1. Civil War Monument Marker
Looking east from the corner of Glen Street and South Street.
Inscription.  Lists the names and units for soldiers from the area who died in the Civil War.
 
Erected 1872 by Town of Queensbury.
 
Topics. This historical marker monument is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 43° 18.662′ N, 73° 38.782′ W. Marker is in Glens Falls, New York, in Warren County. Marker is at the intersection of Bay Street and Maple Street, on the right when traveling north on Bay Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Glens Falls NY 12801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. History of Crandell Public Library (within shouting distance of this marker); The Church of the Messiah (Episcopal) (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); “The Spirit of Glens Falls” (about 400 feet away); Tree of Friendship (about 400 feet away); Weber Furlong (about 600 feet away); Glens Falls War Memorial (about 700 feet away); City Park’s Development (about 700 feet away); The DeLong House (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Glens Falls.
 
More about this monument. Originally dedicated in 1872, the monument has undergone several restorations with the last being in 1999.
 
Regarding Civil War Monument.
Civil War Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By John Farrell, April 27, 2009
2. Civil War Monument Marker
Plaque on east side of monument.
The monument was erected to the 644 who served from the town of Queensbury during the Civil War. There are 95 names of those men who died in battle or disease. On the monument are the names of the various battles the men engaged in during the war. It became the property of Glens Falls when the city was chartered in 1908.
 
Civil War Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By John Farrell, April 27, 2009
3. Civil War Monument Marker
Plaque on west side of monument.
Civil War Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By John Farrell, April 27, 2009
4. Civil War Monument Marker
Plaque on north side of monument.
Civil War Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By John Farrell, April 27, 2009
5. Civil War Monument Marker
Plaque on south side of monument.
Civil War Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By John Farrell, April 27, 2009
6. Civil War Monument Marker
View of monument from the corner of Glen Street and Bay Street.
"Our Heroic Dead" image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, April 5, 2020
7. "Our Heroic Dead"
Scrollwork at the monument front.
Additional Memorial Tablet at monument rear. image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, April 5, 2020
8. Additional Memorial Tablet at monument rear.
“This tablet is inscribed as a public expression of regard to the memory of Daniel V. Brown and Capt. Edward Riggs who perished at sea off the coast of Virginia, January 8th 1865; while in the performance of their duties as military agents of the town of Queensbury.”
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 30, 2009, by John Farrell of Lake George, New York. This page has been viewed 1,522 times since then and 4 times this year. Last updated on April 20, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 30, 2009, by John Farrell of Lake George, New York.   7, 8. submitted on April 7, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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