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Poughkeepsie in Dutchess County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Civil War Memorial

 
 
Civil War Memorial Dedication image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., November 15, 2022
1. Civil War Memorial Dedication
Inscription.  
Dedicated by
Hamilton-Sleight Post
Grand Army of the Republic
1923
to the memory of
their comrades
in the Civil War
1861 - 1865
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"The world will little note, nor
long remember what we say here;
but it can never forget
what they did here."
Lincoln

 
Erected 1923 by Hamilton-Sleight G.A.R. Post.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 41° 40.891′ N, 73° 55.873′ W. Marker is in Poughkeepsie, New York, in Dutchess County. Monument and G.A.R. Plot are in Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery Section 10. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 342 South Avenue, Poughkeepsie NY 12601, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Anandabai Joshee M.D. (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Brev't. Maj. Louis McLane Hamilton (about 700 feet away); Spanish-American War Memorial
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Poughkeepsie Volunteer Fire Department World War I Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Samuel Neilson (approx. 0.2 miles away); Elijah Hedding D.D. (approx. Ό mile away); Uppuqui-ipis-ing (approx. Ό mile away); Trolley Waiting Shelter (approx. Ό mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Poughkeepsie.
 
Also see . . .  Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery. (Submitted on November 17, 2022, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Civil War Memorial Gettysburg Address Excerpt image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., November 15, 2022
2. Civil War Memorial Gettysburg Address Excerpt
Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., November 15, 2022
3. Civil War Memorial
Civil War Memorial and G.A.R. Plot image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., November 15, 2022
4. Civil War Memorial and G.A.R. Plot
Civil War Memorial G.A.R. Emblem image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., November 15, 2022
5. Civil War Memorial G.A.R. Emblem
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 17, 2022. It was originally submitted on November 17, 2022, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 82 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 17, 2022, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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