Brookville in Franklin County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Franklin County War Memorial
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The original monument on this site was erected by the Grand Army of The Republic and bore the following inscription: “I am dying, but I die for my Country” Gen. P. A. Hackleman was the only General from Indiana killed in battle during the Civil War. Born Nov. 15th, 1814. Killed at Corinth, Oct. 3, 1862. On the side facing the Court house was an inscription: J. P. Bohlander, Co. H, 52 Ind. Inf. Born July 17, 1835, drowned in Tenn. River, Jan. 7, 1865.
Monument rebuilt in 1963 by the Board of County Commissioners: William Allen, Walter Wendel, and Omer Prickel.
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This tablet is dedicated in grateful recognition of the Patriotic Service rendered by the men and women of Franklin County who served our Country during the
Spanish American War, 1898
World War, 1917 - - 1918
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American (-Crest-) Legion
The Franklin county Post
is named in honor of
150th Field Artillery - Rainbow Division
The first soldier from Franklin county to pay the
Supreme Sacrifice in the service of this Country
in the World War of 1917 - - 1918
In Grateful appreciation to all the men and women of Franklin County who served their County, State and Nation in
The Korean Conflict.
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In grateful appreciation to the men & women from Franklin County who served their Country during the Vietnam War
Dedicated by American Legion Post 77
November 11, 1983
Location. 39° 25.118′ N, 85° 0.759′ W. Marker is in Brookville, Indiana, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (U.S. 52) and East 4th Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Located on the South/West lawn of the Franklin County Courthouse in Brookville, Indiana. Marker is in this post office area: Brookville IN 47012, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Abram Hammond (within shouting distance of this marker); The Courthouse Square (within shouting distance of this marker); Brookville Historic District (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Goodwin Home (approx. 0.3 miles away); Brookville's Carnegie Library James Brown Ray (approx. half a mile away); Brookville's Grandstand (approx. half a mile away); Brookville College (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brookville.
Also see . . . Virtual Tour ( Courtesy - - Indiana Government web page). (Submitted on February 13, 2013, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana.)
Categories. • Military •
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