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Horace Porter

 
 
Horace Porter Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 25, 2018
1. Horace Porter Marker
Inscription.  
In memoriam
Horace Porter
Aide de Camp and Military Secretary
Chattanooga † 1863 † - † Virginia † 1864 – 5
Brigadier General U.S.A. † - † Ambassador to France
President Grant Monument Association † 1891 – 1919

 
Location. 40° 48.788′ N, 73° 57.785′ W. Marker is in Manhattan, New York, in New York County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Riverside Drive and West 122nd Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located at the base of a flagpole on the right of the stairs in front of the mausoleum. Marker is in this post office area: New York NY 10027, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Amiable Child Monument (a few steps from this marker); General Grant Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Fredík D. Grant (within shouting distance of this marker); Sakura Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Tomb of General U.S. Grant (within shouting distance of this marker);
Horace Porter Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 25, 2018
2. Horace Porter Marker
The marker is at the base of the flagpole seen here.
a different marker also named Sakura Park (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); General Daniel Butterfield Statue (about 300 feet away); Japanese Lantern (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manhattan.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Marker at Grant's Tomb image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 25, 2018
3. Marker at Grant's Tomb
Grant's Tomb image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 25, 2018
4. Grant's Tomb
The flagpole where the marker is located is seen at the right in the photo.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on September 21, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 21, 2018, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 66 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 21, 2018, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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