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Defenders of the Union

Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch

 

—Grand Army Plaza —

 
Defenders of the Union Marker image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, November 1, 2008
1. Defenders of the Union Marker
Inscription. To the Defenders of the Union, 1861-1865
 
Erected 1892.
 
Location. 40° 40.381′ N, 73° 58.196′ W. Marker is in Brooklyn, New York, in Kings County. Marker is at the intersection of Flatbush Avenue and Eastern Parkway, in the median on Flatbush Avenue. Touch for map. Memorial is on the Soldiers and Sailors Arch, in Grand Army Plaza, north of Prospect Park. Marker is in this post office area: Brooklyn NY 11238, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Brooklyn Society for Ethical Culture (approx. 0.3 miles away); Line of Defense (approx. half a mile away); Historic Marker of Battle Pass (approx. half a mile away); Site of the Dongan Oak (approx. half a mile away); The Marquis de Lafayette (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Battle of Brooklyn (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Old Stone House (approx. 0.7 miles away); a different marker also named Old Stone House (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brooklyn.
 
Also see . . .
1. Grand Army Plaza. (Submitted on November 13, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
2. Frederick William MacMonnies. (Submitted on November 14, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Additional keywords.
Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, November 1, 2008
2. Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch
U.S. Army, U.S. Navy, Grand Army of the Republic, GAR, Prospect Park, Frederick Law Olmstead, Calvert Vaux, Frederick William MacMonnies.
 
Categories. Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil
 
"Spirit of the Army" image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, November 1, 2008
3. "Spirit of the Army"
Frederick William MacMonnies, sculptor
"Spirit of the Navy" image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, November 1, 2008
4. "Spirit of the Navy"
Frederick William MacMonnies, sculptor
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 13, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,723 times since then and 157 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 13, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.   3, 4. submitted on November 14, 2008, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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