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Brooklyn in Kings County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Civil War Soldiers’ Monument

 
 
Civil War Soldiers’ Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2008
1. Civil War Soldiers’ Monument Marker
Inscription.
The City of New York enlisted one hundred and forty eight thousand soldiers in aid of the war for the preservation of the Union and the Constitution.
A.D. 1861-65.

Right Side of Monument:
Ever remember how much of national prosperity is due to the brave exertions of the soldiers who died in the service of their country.

Back of Monument:
Erected
Anno Domini
1869.

Left Side of Monument:
The City of New York
dedicates this monument
to the memory of
its heroic dead.

 
Erected 1869 by City of New York.
 
Location. 40° 39.424′ N, 73° 59.383′ W. Marker is in Brooklyn, New York, in Kings County. Marker is on Battle Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in Green-Wood Cemetery on Battle Path off Battle Avenue. Marker is in this post office area: Brooklyn NY 11232, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Battle of Brooklyn (a few steps from this marker); Battle Hill (a few steps from this marker); Huntington’s Regiment (a few steps from this marker); Triumph on Battle Hill (a few
Right Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2008
2. Right Side of Monument
steps from this marker); a different marker also named The Battle of Brooklyn (a few steps from this marker); Altar to Liberty (within shouting distance of this marker); McDonald (within shouting distance of this marker); Governor DeWitt Clinton (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brooklyn.
 
More about this marker. Monument includes four life sized Civil War soldiers and four bas relief plaques depicting various scenes of Civil War soldiers.
 
Also see . . .  The Green-Wood Cemetery. Website on the historic home of the Civil War Soldiers’ Monument. (Submitted on November 2, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.) 
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil
 
Back of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2008
3. Back of Monument
Left Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2008
4. Left Side of Monument
Soldier #1 on Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2008
5. Soldier #1 on Monument
Soldier #2 on Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2008
6. Soldier #2 on Monument
Soldier #3 on Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2008
7. Soldier #3 on Monument
Soldier #4 on Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2008
8. Soldier #4 on Monument
Relief 1 image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2008
9. Relief 1
This plaque depicts Civil War soldiers engaged in battle.
Relief 2 image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2008
10. Relief 2
This plaque shows wounded soldiers being treated on the battlefield.
Relief 3 image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2008
11. Relief 3
This plaque shows those left at home during the Civil War.
Relief 4 image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2008
12. Relief 4
A soldier saying goodbye to his family is depicted on this plaque.
Civil War Soldiers’ Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 1, 2008
13. Civil War Soldiers’ Monument
The Civil War Soldiers’ Monument is located in Green-Wood Cemetery on Battle Hill.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 2, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,065 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13. submitted on November 2, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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