Providence in Providence County, Rhode Island — The American Northeast (New England)
Rhode Island Soldiers and Sailors Memorial
Civil War Monument
This monument commemorates the members of the 1st Rhode Island regiment and the 14th Rhode Island Regiment heavy artillery (colored) who fought and died in the war of the rebellion
Location. 41° 49.466′ N, 71° 24.74′ W. Marker is in Providence, Rhode Island, in Providence County. Marker is on Dorrance Street, in the median. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Providence RI 02903, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Puritan and the Indian (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Arcade (about 800 feet away); Wall of Hope (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fountain Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Professional Theater (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Woonasquatucket River (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Moshassuck River (approx. 0.2 miles away); Around the Corner from Market Square (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Providence.
More about this memorial. The plaque was fixed to the larger monument by The Rhode Island Black heritage Society.
Categories. Abolition & Underground RR • African Americans • War, US Civil •
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 8, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 622 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 8, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.