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Rockaway Civil War Monument

 
 
Rockaway Civil War Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 12, 2011
1. Rockaway Civil War Monument Marker
Inscription.  
Rockaway

Erected in 1892
by Rockaway Township
to commemorate
the services of its
Soldiers and Sailors
in the War of
1861 – 1865

[ Left of Monument: ]
Centennial
Re-Dedication
May 30, 1992

 
Erected 1892 by Rockaway Township.
 
Topics. This historical marker monument is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1864.
 
Location. 40° 54.213′ N, 74° 30.73′ W. Marker is in Rockaway, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is on Church Street north of Academy Street when traveling south. Monument is located in the Rockaway Presbyterian Church cemetery, north of the church. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 35 Church Street, Rockaway NJ 07866, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rockaway World War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Rockaway Presbyterian Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rockaway Water Power (approx. 0.2 miles away); Morris Canal Stone Culvert (approx. ¼
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By Bill Coughlin, June 12, 2011
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mile away); Stephen Jackson House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Kitchel Homestead (approx. 1.6 miles away); Job Allen Iron Works (approx. 2.1 miles away); Victory Gardens Borough (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rockaway.
 
More about this monument. Monument consists of a statue of a Civil War soldier atop a granite monument. The monument contains the names of battles involving Rockaway soldiers, including Gettysburg, Spottsylvania, Petersburg and Cumberland River.
 
Rockaway Civil War Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 12, 2011
3. Rockaway Civil War Monument
Rockaway Civil War Monument (Rear View) image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 12, 2011
4. Rockaway Civil War Monument (Rear View)
Closeup of Civil War Soldier image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 12, 2011
5. Closeup of Civil War Soldier
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 12, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 987 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on June 12, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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