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Van Wert in Van Wert County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Monument

 
 
Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 5, 2008
1. Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Monument
Inscription. In Memory of Our Fallen Heroes, 1861-1865.
 
Erected 1901 by Scott Relief Corps No. 18.
 
Location. 40° 52.282′ N, 84° 36.448′ W. Marker is in Van Wert, Ohio, in Van Wert County. Marker can be reached from Woodland Avenue, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Monument is in Woodland Cemetery, about one quarter mile from entrance. Marker is in this post office area: Van Wert OH 45891, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Company D, 2nd Ohio Volunteer Infantry Monument ( here, next to this marker); First County Library in the United States ( approx. 1.2 miles away); The Brumback Library ( approx. 1.2 miles away); Van Wert Gazebo ( approx. 1.3 miles away); Hoghe Road Bridge ( approx. 1.6 miles away); Robert Nesbit ( approx. 6.6 miles away); Here Lies Robert Nesbitt / The Western Terminus of the Lincoln Highway in Ohio ( approx. 6.7 miles away); Ohio City Civil War Memorial ( approx. 6.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Van Wert.
 
More about this marker. Erected 4 July 1901.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil
 
Soaring Eagle (front of monument) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 5, 2008
2. Soaring Eagle (front of monument)
In Memory of Our Fallen Heroes (back of monument) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 5, 2008
3. In Memory of Our Fallen Heroes (back of monument)
Scott Relief Corps No. 18 (south side of monument) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 5, 2008
4. Scott Relief Corps No. 18 (south side of monument)
Soldier Statue Atop Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 5, 2008
5. Soldier Statue Atop Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 13, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 973 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 13, 2008, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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