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Montgomery County Civil War Memorial

 
 
Montgomery County Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 3, 2009
1. Montgomery County Civil War Memorial
Inscription.
Erected by the Citizens
of Montg'y Co.
Sept. 17th, 1868,
in honor of our brave soldiers
and sailors who fell while
defending the Union during the
Great Rebellion, A.D. 1861-1865.

In memory of those who died that the nation might live

Our Patriotic Dead

The Dead Shall Live

[Honor Roll of county men by unit, primarily in the 51st and 136th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, but also other state and federal units, including U.S. Colored Troops and the 54th Massachusetts]
 
Erected 1868 by Citizens of Montgomery County.
 
Location. 40° 6.89′ N, 75° 20.641′ W. Marker is in Norristown, Pennsylvania, in Montgomery County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Swede Street, on the left when traveling east on Main Street. Touch for map. Memorial is in the park, about 200 feet SSW of the county courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Norristown PA 19404, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Military Order of the Purple Heart (a few steps from this marker); David Rittenhouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Montgomery County Vietnam War Memorial
Montgomery County Civil War Memorial Dedication image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 3, 2009
2. Montgomery County Civil War Memorial Dedication
(within shouting distance of this marker); September 11 2001 (within shouting distance of this marker); Montgomery County Court House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Selma (approx. one mile away); Gen. Andrew Porter (approx. one mile away); Hancock the Superb (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Norristown.
 
Categories. African AmericansHeroesMilitaryPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil
 
Montgomery County Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 3, 2009
3. Montgomery County Civil War Memorial
Montgomery County Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 3, 2009
4. Montgomery County Civil War Memorial
Montgomery County Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 3, 2009
5. Montgomery County Civil War Memorial
Montgomery County Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 3, 2009
6. Montgomery County Civil War Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 26, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 998 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 26, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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