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South Portland in Cumberland County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Civil War Memorial

 
 
Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2017
1. Civil War Memorial
Inscription.

In honor of
those who served
in the
War for the Union
1861 - 1865

"Yours has the suffering been
the memory shall be ours."

"Your silent tents of green
we deck with fragrant flowers."

Erected by
Thatcher Post No. 111
G.A.R.
1903


 
Erected 1903 by Thatcher Post No. 111, Grand Army of the Republic.
 
Location. 43° 38.079′ N, 70° 16.94′ W. Marker is in South Portland, Maine, in Cumberland County. Touch for map. Monument is in Forest City Cemetery, about 500 feet east of the Lincoln Street entrance, just south of the Sprague Energy Terminal. Marker is at or near this postal address: 232 Lincoln Street, South Portland ME 04106, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rev. John O'Dowd (approx. 0.6 miles away); John Ford Memorial (approx. 1.9 miles away); Wadsworth-Longfellow House (approx. 1.9 miles away); Portland Civil War Monument (approx. 2 miles away); Portland Maine Freedom Trail Hack Stand of Reuben Ruby (approx. 2 miles away); First Parish Church
Civil War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2017
2. Civil War Memorial Marker
(approx. 2 miles away); Secondhand Clothing Store of Lloyd Scott (approx. 2.1 miles away); Mariner's Church (approx. 2.1 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Civil War Monuments in Maine. (Submitted on August 15, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesMan-Made FeaturesPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil
 
Civil War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2017
3. Civil War Memorial Marker
Civil War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2017
4. Civil War Memorial Marker
Civil War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2017
5. Civil War Memorial Marker
Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2017
6. Civil War Memorial
Civil War Headstone near the Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 31, 2017
7. Civil War Headstone near the Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 15, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 15, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 101 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on August 15, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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