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Soldiers and Sailors Monument

 
 
Soldiers and Sailors Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 10, 2000
1. Soldiers and Sailors Monument Marker
Inscription.
To Indiana's Silent Victors

War with Mexico
1846 1847 1848
Indiana Regiments No's. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
4585 men

Indian and British War
1811-1812 Battle of
Tippecanoe
Indians defeated Nov. 7, 1811

War of the Revolution
Capture of
Vincennes
from the British
February 24, 1778

Mexican Border Service
1915-1917
3 Infantry Regiments
1 B'n. Field Artillery
2 Field Hospitals 2 Ambulance Co's
1 Signal Co. 1 Sanitary Co.
Total troops 3123

To Indiana's Silent Victors

War for the Union
1861-1865
Indiana Volunteers
128 Regiments Infantry 175772
13 Regiments Cavalry 21805
1 Regiment Artillery 3838
28 Companies Artillery 7151
Navy 2130
Total 210487
Killed and Died-Land Forces 24419

Indiana in the War with Spain.
5 Regiments Infantry 6633
2 Colored Companies Infantry 213
2 Batteries Light Artillery 353
Engineer Corps 98
Signal Corps 55
Total 7421
Died in Service 73

 
Erected 1902.
 
Location. 39° 46.117′ N, 86° 9.484′ W. Marker is in Indianapolis, Indiana, in Marion County. Marker is on Monument Circle. Touch for map. Marker is at or
Soldiers and Sailors Monument-Front panel image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 10, 2000
2. Soldiers and Sailors Monument-Front panel
near this postal address: 1 Monument Circle, Indianapolis IN 46204, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bowen-Merrill Fire / Indianapolis Fire Department (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Griffith Block (about 700 feet away); The Lincoln Funeral Train (approx. 0.2 miles away); State Capitol (approx. 0.2 miles away); Civil War Arsenal 1861 - 1864 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Oliver Perry Morton (approx. 0.2 miles away); Thomas Andrews Hendricks (approx. mile away); Indiana State House (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Indianapolis.
 
Categories. War of 1812War, Mexican-AmericanWar, US CivilWar, US Revolutionary
 
Soldiers and Sailors Monument-Side panel image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 10, 2000
3. Soldiers and Sailors Monument-Side panel
Soldiers and Sailors Monument-Side panel image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, September 10, 2000
4. Soldiers and Sailors Monument-Side panel
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 19, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 18, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 77 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 18, 2017, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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