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Litchfield in Meeker County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Civil War Monument

 
 
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By K. Linzmeier, October 24, 2013
1. Civil War Monument
Dedicated May 31, 1909
Rededicated May 31, 2004
Inscription.  
The Grand Army of the Republic Badge

To the Honor and
Memory of the Loyal
Soldiers and Sailors
of the War of
1861 to 1865.

 
Erected 1909.
 
Topics. This memorial monument is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 45° 6.611′ N, 94° 31.53′ W. Marker is in Litchfield, Minnesota, in Meeker County. Memorial can be reached from South Sibley Avenue (State Highway 22) 1.1 miles south of Depot Street (U.S. 12), on the left when traveling south. Monument is in Litchfield / Ripley Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Litchfield MN 55355, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Legion Memorial Park (approx. ¼ mile away); Grand Army of the Republic Hall / Litchfield's Historic Downtown (approx. 1.3 miles away); G.A.R. Hall (approx. 1.3 miles away); Ness Cemetery State Monument (approx. 4 miles away); Ness Lutheran Church (approx. 4 miles away); Andreas Olson (approx.
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2. Civil War Monument
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5.7 miles away); Site of Forest City Stockade (approx. 6.6 miles away); Forest City War Memorial (approx. 7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Litchfield.
 
Additional keywords. Civil War Soldiers Memorial Monument; Lake Ripley Cemetery
 
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By K. Linzmeier, October 24, 2013
3. Civil War Monument
(lens distortion – objects are not leaning)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 16, 2013, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 649 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 16, 2013, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.

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