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General Philip Henry Sheridan Monument

 
 
General Philip Henry Sheridan Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, September 25, 1998
1. General Philip Henry Sheridan Monument Marker
Inscription.  Philip Henry Sheridan, General United States Army. Born Albany NY. March 6th 1831, Died Nonquitt Mass. August 5th, 1888.

Erected by the citizens of Albany and the state of New York under chapter 100 of the laws of 1914. Commissioners: Governors Charles F. Whitman, Martin H. Flynn; Lieutenant-Governors Howard Loboeneck, Robert F. Wagner; Speaker of the Assembly Thaddeus C. Sweet; Attorney Generals Egbert E. Woodbury, James A. Parsons; Howard B. Cantine, Charles M. Winchester, A Farnsworth-Members of Philip H. Sheridan Camp No. 1.
 
Topics. This monument and memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 42° 39.11′ N, 73° 45.367′ W. Marker is in Albany, New York, in Albany County. It is in Downtown. Memorial is on Eagle Street. The monument is on the New York State Capitol grounds in the East Capitol Park area. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Albany NY 12224, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of Main Entrance to Old Capitol (within shouting distance of this marker); Lincoln in Albany (within shouting distance of this
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marker); Schuyler Mansion (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Frederick (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Fort Frederick (within shouting distance of this marker); Birthplace of Modern Electricity (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Revolutionary Soldiers Memorial (about 300 feet away); Academy Park (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Albany.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. The statue was originally intended to be placed here, on Sheridan Drive, Town of Tonawanda, Erie County.
 
General Philip Henry Sheridan Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, September 25, 1998
2. General Philip Henry Sheridan Monument
General Philip Henry Sheridan Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, September 25, 1998
3. General Philip Henry Sheridan Monument
The New York State Capitol is in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 16, 2023. It was originally submitted on July 2, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 638 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 2, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
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