Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Bath in Steuben County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Civil War Memorial

 
 
Civil War Memorial Dedication image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 29, 2020
1. Civil War Memorial Dedication
Inscription.  

In memory of the
Soldiers and Sailors
of the War for the
Preservation of the Union
who died in
the New York State
Soldiers and Sailors Home
—————————
Erected with a legacy
bequeathed to the Home
by Samuel Dietz Esq.
A patriotic citizen of New York
1892

 
Erected 1892 by The State of New York and Samuel Dietz.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesCharity & Public WorkPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 42° 20.883′ N, 77° 21.071′ W. Marker is in Bath, New York, in Steuben County. The monument sits between Sections B, C, D, and E of Bath National Cemetery, off San Juan Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bath NY 14810, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Marine Division War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Bath National Cemetery (about 300 feet away, measured
Civil War Memorial Sponsor image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 29, 2020
2. Civil War Memorial Sponsor
Click or scan to see
this page online
in a direct line); War Memorial (about 300 feet away); A National Cemetery System (about 300 feet away); Address by President Lincoln (about 600 feet away); Worker’s Memorial (approx. 1.7 miles away); Bath Theatre (approx. 1.7 miles away); John Magee House (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bath.
 
Regarding Civil War Memorial. There are five Civil War Medal of Honor recipients interred in Bath National Cemetery.
 
Civil War Memorial in Bath National Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 29, 2020
3. Civil War Memorial in Bath National Cemetery
Cpl George M. Grueb image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 29, 2020
4. Cpl George M. Grueb
Grueb received the Medal of Honor while serving in the U.S. Army, Company E, 158th New York Infantry, for gallantry at Chapin’s Farm, Virginia, September 29, 1864. Grueb died in 1893 and is buried in Section A, Row 2, Site 3. From Bath National Cemetery website
Private James Roberts image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 29, 2020
5. Private James Roberts
Roberts received the Medal of Honor while serving in the U.S. Navy for actions on board the U.S.S. Agawam, December 23,1864. Roberts also served in the U.S. Army, Company K, 8th Connecticut Infantry. Private Roberts died in 1908 and is buried in Section I, Row 26, Site 2. From Bath National Cemetery website
Bath National Cemetery Entrance Sign image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 29, 2020
6. Bath National Cemetery Entrance Sign
One of the early NY Soldiers' and Sailors' Home buildings image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 29, 2020
7. One of the early NY Soldiers' and Sailors' Home buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 2, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 36 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on August 2, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
Share This Page.  
Share on Tumblr
Paid Advertisement
Mar. 8, 2021