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Penn Quarter in Washington, District of Columbia — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Grand Army of the Republic

 
 
Grand Army of the Republic Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, August 13, 2015
1. Grand Army of the Republic Marker
Inscription.  
Grand Army of the Republic
Organized at Decatur Illinois, April 6, 1866.
By Benjamin Franklin Stephenson M.D.

 
Erected 1907 by The G.A.R. Memorial Association.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the The Grand Army of the Republic series list.
 
Location. 38° 53.616′ N, 77° 1.295′ W. Marker is in Penn Quarter in Washington, District of Columbia. Memorial is on 7th Street Northwest north of Pennsylvania Avenue Northwest, on the right when traveling north. In Indiana Plaza. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20004, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. National Council of Negro Women (within shouting distance of this marker); Ceremony at the Crossroads (within shouting distance of this marker); General Winfield Scott Hancock (within shouting distance of this marker); National Intelligencer (within shouting distance of this marker); Ocean Piece (about 300 feet away, measured
Grand Army of the Republic Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, August 13, 2015
2. Grand Army of the Republic Marker
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in a direct line); Market Space: Yesterday’s Town Square (about 300 feet away); America's Main Street (about 300 feet away); 601 Pennsylvania Avenue (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Penn Quarter.
 
Benjamin Franklin Stephenson M.D. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, August 13, 2015
3. Benjamin Franklin Stephenson M.D.
Sculpture by John Massey Rhind.
Grand Army of the Republic Medal image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, August 13, 2015
4. Grand Army of the Republic Medal
Obverse
Grand Army of the Republic Medal image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, August 13, 2015
5. Grand Army of the Republic Medal
Reverse
Fratenity<br>1861-1865 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, August 13, 2015
6. Fratenity
1861-1865
Sculpture by John Massey Rhind
Charity image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, August 13, 2015
7. Charity
The Greatest of These is Charity
Sculpture by John Massey Rhind
Loyalty image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, August 13, 2015
8. Loyalty
Sculpture by John Massey Rhind
Inscription on the Southeast (Loyalty) Side image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, August 13, 2015
9. Inscription on the Southeast (Loyalty) Side

Who Knew No
Glory But His
Country's Good,
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 12, 2022. It was originally submitted on August 30, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 389 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on August 30, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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Jul. 3, 2022