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Near Garfield in Benton County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Reunited Soldiery Monument

 
 
Reunited Soldiery Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, August 30, 2010
1. Reunited Soldiery Monument
Inscription.  (Front):
Angel Aloft
Spirit of eternal light
Keep silent vigil o'er the brave
The untarnished blue.
The unsullied gray.
In peace and love unite.

Proud heroes have fallen
And over their grave
Our hearts are united
Our country to save.

Over the dead the living bend.
And up to their God their voices send.
That in Liberty's crown or Eternity's day
He may palace as far Jewels
The Blue and the Gray.

A Reunited Soldiery
The Blue
The Gray
(Upper Right Side):
Blue
Maj. Gen. S.R. Curtis.
Commander of the
Army of the Southwest.

(Upper Left Side):
Gray
Maj. Gen. E. Van Dorn.
Commander of the
Army of the Southwest.
Front of Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, August 30, 2010
2. Front of Memorial
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Erected 1889.
 
Topics. This historical marker and monument is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 36° 27.193′ N, 94° 1.015′ W. Marker is near Garfield, Arkansas, in Benton County. Marker is on Military Park Road (County Road 65), on the right when traveling south. Located at stop eight, Elkhorn Tavern, on the driving tour of Pea Ridge National Military Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Garfield AR 72732, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Remembrance and Reunion (within shouting distance of this marker); Pea Ridge (within shouting distance of this marker); Pea Ridge and the Trail of Tears (within shouting distance of this marker); Lifeline for Two Armies (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Vulnerable in Victory (about 500 feet away); Disastrous Retreat
Right Side image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, August 30, 2010
3. Right Side
(about 500 feet away); Elkhorn Tavern Taken (about 600 feet away); The Butterfield Overland Mail Route (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Garfield.
 
Also see . . .
1. Pea Ridge National Military Park. National Park Service website entry (Submitted on September 12, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. Pea Ridge (Elkhorn Tavern). American Battlefield Trust website entry (Submitted on May 8, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Left Side image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, August 30, 2010
4. Left Side
Angel Statue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, August 30, 2010
5. Angel Statue
Pea Ridge Confederate Monument,<br>Remembrance and Reunion marker,<br>and Reunited Soldiery Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane Hall, June 1, 2015
6. Pea Ridge Confederate Monument,
Remembrance and Reunion marker,
and Reunited Soldiery Monument
View to west from Park Tour Road
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 8, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 12, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 999 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 12, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   6. submitted on February 23, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.

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May. 17, 2022