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Providence in Providence County, Rhode Island — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Rhode Island Soldiers and Sailors Memorial

 
 
Rhode Island Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, June 8, 2012
1. Rhode Island Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Marker
Inscription.  
Erected
by the
people of
Rhode Island
to the
memory
of the
brave men
who died
that their
country
might live

(Plaque):
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
 
Topics. This historical marker memorial is listed in these topic lists: Abolition & Underground RRAfrican AmericansWar, US Civil.
 
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. Providence Harbor History (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stephanie and Ashley (about 400 feet away); The Puritan and the Indian (about 400 feet away); Major Henry Harrison Young (about 400 feet away); Union Station
Civil War Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bryan Simmons, June 8, 2012
2. Civil War Monument Marker
(about 500 feet away); Ambrose Burnside Memorial (about 600 feet away); The Hurricane and Flood of September 21, 1938 (about 700 feet away); The Arcade (about 800 feet 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.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 8, 2012, by Bryan Simmons of Attleboro, Massachusetts. This page has been viewed 641 times since then and 21 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.
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