Terre Haute in Vigo County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Civil War Memorial - Vigo County
Terre Haute, Indiana
— County Courthouse —
Patriotism and Valor
Soldiers and Sailors of Vigo County
War of 1861 - - 1865
( Right (North) Plaque )
“On Fame’s eternal camping ground
their silent tents are spread
and Glory guards with solemn round
the Bivouac of the Dead.”
( Left (South) Plaque )
Soldiers rest thy warfare o’er,
sleep the sleep that knows no breaking.
Dream of battle fields no more,
Days of danger - nights of waking.
( Rear (West) Plaque )
Commissioners of Vigo County
A. D. 1909.
Erected 1909 by Commissioners of Vigo County, Vigo County Monumental Association.
Location. 39° 27.98′ N, 87° 24.846′ W. Marker is in Terre Haute, Indiana, in Vigo County. Memorial is at the intersection of South 3rd Street and Wabash Avenue, on the right Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 33 South 3rd Street, Terre Haute IN 47801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Colonel Richard W. Thompson (a few steps from this marker); World War I War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); World War II War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Medal of Honor Recipient (within shouting distance of this marker); Operation Iraqi Freedom - War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Korean War Memorial - - Vigo County Indiana (within shouting distance of this marker); Vietnam War Memorial - - Vigo County Indiana (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Claude L. Herbert (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Terre Haute.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 8, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 2,142 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26. submitted on June 8, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.