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Madison in Jefferson County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Jefferson County ( Indiana ) Civil War Memorial

 
 
Jefferson County ( Indiana ) Civil War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ginger Drenning, August 26, 2009
1. Jefferson County ( Indiana ) Civil War Memorial Marker
Inscription.  
They Led and Followed
Erected to
The Everlasting Memory
of the Soldiers of
Jefferson County
in the Civil War
1861 - - - 1865
By their Comrade
George Middleton
Private, Co. E-Third Regiment
Indiana Cavalry

 
Topics and series. This historical marker and memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1861.
 
Location. 38° 44.161′ N, 85° 22.56′ W. Marker is in Madison, Indiana, in Jefferson County. Marker is on East Main Street west of Walnut Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Madison IN 47250, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. This Shell Fired into Vicksburg (here, next to this marker); Samuel Woodfill (within shouting distance of this marker); Little Jimmy (within shouting distance of this marker); Replica of The Statue of Liberty (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Courthouse Treasure
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(about 300 feet away); Jefferson County Courthouse / Madison's Commercial District (about 300 feet away); Lt. General Walter Krueger (about 300 feet away); Jefferson County Honor Roll (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Madison.
 
Also see . . .  Circus Memoirs: Reminices of George Middleton. George Middleton's memoirs as related to his wife. After the war, George lived a long and interesting life with the circus. Of that career he wrote, My army life had a great deal to do with my being able to adapt myself so readily to the inconveniences and emergencies to overcome in this life. I took to it like a young duck to a pond. (Submitted on August 31, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Full View - - Civil War Memorial Marker & Rededication Plaque image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ginger Drenning, August 26, 2009
2. Full View - - Civil War Memorial Marker & Rededication Plaque
Rededication Plaque of 1991 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ginger Drenning, August 26, 2009
3. Rededication Plaque of 1991
It reads:: "" Soldier/Sailor Monument Rededicated and Preserved June 14, 1991, while our Country was at War in the Middle East. Conservator - John Dugger, Venus Bronze Works Donated by: DAR - - Co. Comm. ""
Full View - - Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ginger Drenning, August 26, 2009
4. Full View - - Civil War Memorial
Statues on Top image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ginger Drenning, August 26, 2009
5. Statues on Top
Other Full View - - Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ginger Drenning, August 26, 2009
6. Other Full View - - Civil War Memorial
Other View - - Statues on Top image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ginger Drenning, August 26, 2009
7. Other View - - Statues on Top
Another Full View - - Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ginger Drenning, August 26, 2009
8. Another Full View - - Civil War Memorial
Another View - - Statues on Top image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Ginger Drenning, August 26, 2009
9. Another View - - Statues on Top
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 31, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 1,689 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on August 31, 2009, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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