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Otsego in Allegan County, Michigan — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Otsego Civil War Memorial

 
 
Otsego Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 6, 2014
1. Otsego Civil War Memorial
South and east faces of memorial
Inscription.  

In Memoriam
Given in F.C. and L.
The Soldiers and Sailors
Who Died
That the Union Might Live

 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 42° 28.047′ N, 85° 41.683′ W. Marker is in Otsego, Michigan, in Allegan County. Memorial can be reached from N. Farmer Street (15th St) 0.2 miles north of River Street, on the right when traveling north. Marker is located on the east side of N. Farmer Street in the southwest corner of Mountain Home Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Otsego MI 49078, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Welcome to the City of Otsego (approx. 0.3 miles away); Otsego Methodist Church (approx. half a mile away); Welcome to Pine Creek (approx. 2.1 miles away); Early History of Plainwell (approx. 3.1 miles away); Soule Memorial Fountain (approx. 3.2 miles away); Early History of Martin (approx. 5˝ miles away); Geib Veterans Memorial (approx. 5.7 miles away); Cooper Congregational Church (approx. 7.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Otsego.
 
Additional comments.
Otsego Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 6, 2014
2. Otsego Civil War Memorial
North and west faces of memorial

1. In F.C. and L.
In the late 18th century the phrase "in F.C. and L." was a common closing in letters and means "in fraternity, charity, and loyalty".
    — Submitted May 16, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
 
Otsego Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 6, 2014
3. Otsego Civil War Memorial
View to the northwest
Otsego Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 6, 2014
4. Otsego Civil War Memorial
View to the southeast
Otsego Civil War Memorial<br>in Mountain Home Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, May 6, 2014
5. Otsego Civil War Memorial
in Mountain Home Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 16, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 465 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 16, 2014, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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