Athens in Athens County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
Athens County Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial
in memory of those who volunteered
Soldiers and Sailors
in defense of the Union
and to perpetuate
will ever remember how much of
our national prosperity
is due to
the patriotism and valor
the men who died
the service of their country
twenty six hundred and ten men
soldiers and sailors
War for the Union, 1861 - 1865.
Erected 1893 by The Citizens of Athens County.
Location. 39° 19.639′ N, 82° 6.041′ W. Marker is in Athens, Ohio, in Athens County. Marker is on Union Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is on the campus of Ohio University, about 150 feet east of the Alumni Gateway at Union Street and Court Street. Marker is in this post office area: Athens OH 45701, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Student Voices (a few steps from this marker); The Kissing Circle (a few steps from this marker); Ohio University (within Ohio University 1915 Alumni Gateway (within shouting distance of this marker); Bicentennial of the Northwest Ordinance (within shouting distance of this marker); The Elms (within shouting distance of this marker); Ohio University's Distinguished Visitors (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Memorial Auditorium (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Athens.
More about this marker. Statues cast by M. J. Power Foundry, New York.
Also see . . . Athens County in the Civil War. (Submitted on January 23, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 22, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 4,494 times since then and 108 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 22, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 6. submitted on May 5, 2011, by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio. 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12. submitted on January 22, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. 13. submitted on May 5, 2011, by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.