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Columbus in Franklin County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

War! – “It Is All Hell”

 
 
War! - "It Is All Hell" Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 31, 2008
1. War! - "It Is All Hell" Marker
Inscription.  General William Tecumseh Sherman made this now famous statement on August 11, 1880, in a speech at a reunion of Civil War veterans, held on this site, then the Ohio State Fairgrounds.

Erected August 11, 1949
 
Erected 1949.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 39° 57.979′ N, 82° 57.442′ W. Marker is in Columbus, Ohio, in Franklin County. Marker can be reached from East Broad Street (U.S. 40), on the right when traveling east. Marker is on the grounds of Franklin Park, about 1000 feet west of the Conservatory. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1777 East Broad Street, Columbus OH 43203, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Asians in the American Civil War (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); White Oak (about 500 feet away); Mount Vernon Community School (approx. ¾ mile away); Formerly Maryland Park (approx. 0.8 miles away); Mount Vernon Avenue
War! - "It Is All Hell" Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 31, 2008
2. War! - "It Is All Hell" Marker
(approx. 0.9 miles away); Engine House 11 (approx. one mile away); Second Baptist Church / James P. Poindexter (approx. 1.1 miles away); Camp Bushnell (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Columbus.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 12, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,211 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 12, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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