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Perryville in Boyle County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Union Monument

 
 
Union Monument in Perryville image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 26, 2003
1. Union Monument in Perryville
Inscription.  To the valiant soldiers of the Army of the United States, who bravely and heroically fell in the Battle of Perryville October 8, 1862. This monument in grateful memory of their loyal service and noble sacrifice has been erected by the reunited republic they died to save.

Base of Monument:
Authorized by Act of Congress
approved March 3, 1928.

Rear of Monument:
For freedoms battle,
once begun,
bequeathed by bleeding
sire to son,
though baffled oft,
is ever won.

 
Erected 1928.
 
Topics. This historical marker and monument is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is March 3, 1867.
 
Location. 37° 40.513′ N, 84° 58.26′ W. Marker is in Perryville, Kentucky, in Boyle County. Marker is on Park Road, on the left. Marker is in Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site, at the end of Park Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Perryville KY 40468, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Army of the Ohio (within shouting distance of this marker); Perryville Battlefield (within shouting
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distance of this marker); The Battle of Perryville (within shouting distance of this marker); Perryville Confederate Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Squire Henry P. Bottom (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Perryville and the Emancipation Proclamation (within shouting distance of this marker); Soldiers' Reaction to Lincoln's Emancipation (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Perryville.
 
Also see . . .
1. Perryville. CWSAC Battle Summaries website. (Submitted on August 9, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 

2. The Battle of Perryville. (Submitted on August 9, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.)
 
Union Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, July 1985
2. Union Monument Marker
Union Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon Fletcher, March 31, 2012
3. Union Monument Marker
Union Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, October 17, 2019
4. Union Monument
Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, July 26, 2003
5. Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site
The Union Monument is in Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 9, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,477 times since then and 72 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on August 9, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   2. submitted on August 9, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   3. submitted on September 14, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.   4. submitted on November 22, 2019, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia.   5. submitted on August 9, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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