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Pennsville in Salem County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Union Monument

 
 
Union Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 12, 2009
1. Union Monument Marker
Inscription. Near this stone lie the remains of 105 United States soldiers whose names so far as known are hereon inscribed, but whose graves cannot be identified.

They died for their country.

 
Location. 39° 36.652′ N, 75° 33.352′ W. Marker is in Pennsville, New Jersey, in Salem County. Marker is on Cemetery Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located just inside Finn's Point National Cemetery in Killcohook National Refuge. Marker is in this post office area: Pennsville NJ 08070, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Finnís Point National Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Gettysburg Address (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Monument (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Finnís Point National Cemetery (about 300 feet away); 1872 Construction (approx. 0.4 miles away); Peace Magazine: † 1904 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Battery Krayenbuhlís 5-inch rapid fire guns (approx. half a mile away); Ammunition Hoist (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pennsville.
 
Also see . . .  Finn's Point National Cemetery. Fort Delaware Society. (Submitted on August 15, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
Union Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 12, 2009
2. Union Monument
The Union Monument consists of a stone monument under a marble dome. It includes the names of all known Union soldiers who died in Fort Delaware.
 
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil
 
Front of the Union Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 12, 2009
3. Front of the Union Monument
The names of the American soldiers buried here appear on all four sides of the monument.
Left Side of Union Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 12, 2009
4. Left Side of Union Monument
Right Side of Union Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 12, 2009
5. Right Side of Union Monument
Rear of the Union Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 12, 2009
6. Rear of the Union Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 15, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 822 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 15, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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