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Irvington in Baltimore, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

To the Memory of the Unknown Dead

 
 
To the Memory of the Unknown Dead Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Christopher Busta-Peck, April 12, 2008
1. To the Memory of the Unknown Dead Marker
Inscription.  Erected by the Women's Relief Corps
Auxiliary to the Grand Army of the Republic.

[small plaque]
Department of MO. W.R.C.
Monument Committee
Ruth A. Graham
Florence J. Fink
Sallie A. Moore
Mary E. Wright
Clara A. Alford
Mary J. Kirby

[reverse of marker]
"But there upon the sodden earth he bides
His last long sleep, to sleep un-named, unknown,
Until Gods angel on the whirlwind rides
to claim his own."

 
Erected by Women's Relief Corps Auxiliary to the Grand Army of the Republic.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the National Cemeteries, and the The Grand Army of the Republic series lists.
 
Location. 39° 16.827′ N, 76° 40.505′ W. Marker is in Irvington in Baltimore, Maryland. Marker can be reached from Frederick Avenue (Maryland Route 144). Marker is in Loudon Park National Cemetery. Touch for map
Back of marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Christopher Busta-Peck, April 12, 2008
2. Back of marker
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. Marker is in this post office area: Baltimore MD 21229, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Memory of Our Comrades (a few steps from this marker); Maryland Naval Monument (a few steps from this marker); Maryland Sons Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); In Honor of Those Who Gave the Ultimate Sacrifice (within shouting distance of this marker); A National Cemetery System (within shouting distance of this marker); Loudon Park National Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Address by President Lincoln (within shouting distance of this marker); Burial Place of Twenty-Nine Confederate Soldiers (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Irvington.
 
More about this marker. The sculpture is by Joseph M. Didusch (signed J.M. Didusch), of Baltimore.

The base was executed by Wilkinson & Neville, Builders, Balto., MD.
 
Additional commentary.
1. Joseph M Didusch
Is there any additional information available regarding J M Didusch? Place/date of birth/death, spouse/siblings?

Editor's Note: I regret we are not associated with the organizations who erect and maintain markers, so cannot help with your research.
    — Submitted December 7, 2011.
 
Detail image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Christopher Busta-Peck, April 12, 2008
3. Detail
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 12, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,490 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 12, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio.

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Jul. 4, 2022