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Andersonville in Macon County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

National Woman's Relief Corps Tribute

 
 
WRC Monument to Dead Soldiers image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2008
1. WRC Monument to Dead Soldiers
Inscription. This memorial erected in 1934 by the National Woman's Relief Corps, Auxiliary to the Grand Army of the Republic, as a tribute to the heroism of the sons of the following states who are buried in Andersonville National Cemetery. Number of dead.

Delaware 39
Kansas 4
Kentucky 417
Maryland 178
Missouri 104
New Hampshire 144
Vermont 244
West Virginia 256
 
Erected 1934 by National Woman's Relief Corps.
 
Location. 32° 11.745′ N, 84° 7.777′ W. Marker is in Andersonville, Georgia, in Macon County. Marker is on Prison Site Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Monument is grouped with other monuments in the northwest corner of the former prison stockade. Marker is in this post office area: Andersonville GA 31711, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Tennessee (a few steps from this marker); Ohio (within shouting distance of this marker); Massachusetts (within shouting distance of this marker); Michigan (within shouting distance of this marker); Rhode Island (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct
National Woman's Relief Corps Tribute Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 22, 2011
2. National Woman's Relief Corps Tribute Marker
View looking north of the historical monument and some of the neighboring monuments to the north of it including the Ohio Monument.
line); Gettysburg Address (about 300 feet away); Patriotic Work of the National Woman's Relief Corps (about 400 feet away); World of Lost Spirits (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Andersonville.
 
Also see . . .  Andersonville National Historic Site. National Park Service site. (Submitted on October 6, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
National Woman's Relief Corps Tribute Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, June 22, 2011
3. National Woman's Relief Corps Tribute Marker
View of the historical monument looking south with a view of the southern half of the prison site in the distant background.
Monuments in Northwest Corner of Former Prison Stockade image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2008
4. Monuments in Northwest Corner of Former Prison Stockade
National Woman's Relief Corps Tribute Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, November 8, 2008
5. National Woman's Relief Corps Tribute Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 6, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 730 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 6, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2, 3. submitted on October 9, 2011, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio.   4. submitted on October 6, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   5. submitted on October 1, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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