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Washtenaw County War Memorial

 
 
In memory of the soldiers and sailors of Washtenaw County who served in the Civil War Marker image. Click for full size.
By Al Barrera, July 13, 2005
1. In memory of the soldiers and sailors of Washtenaw County who served in the Civil War Marker
Inscription. In memory of the soldiers and sailors of Washtenaw County who served in the Civil War, 1861-1865, also those who served in the war with Spain, 1898. Erected A. D. 1914.
 
Erected 1914.
 
Location. 42° 16.646′ N, 83° 43.821′ W. Marker is in Ann Arbor, Michigan, in Washtenaw County. Marker is on Geddes Avenue near Observetory Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1399 Geddes Avenue, Ann Arbor MI 48104, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Medical Buildings (approx. 0.3 miles away); East University Avenue Campus Boundary (approx. 0.3 miles away); Michigan Summer Symposium in Theoretical Physics (approx. 0.3 miles away); Simpson Memorial Institute (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Corners of South University and East University Avenues (approx. 0.3 miles away); Social and Political Change on South University (approx. 0.3 miles away); Engineering at Michigan (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Denison Archway (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ann Arbor.
 
More about this marker. Monument, consisting of a statue of a Civil War soldier, in Forest Hill Cemetery, Ann Arbor. It was originally placed
Washtenaw County War Memorial Marker Text image. Click for full size.
By Dave Wilcox, December 26, 2015
2. Washtenaw County War Memorial Marker Text
in 1914 on the lawn of the old Washtenaw County Courthouse in Ann Arbor, but was moved to the Forest Hill Cemetery when the present Courthouse was built. The inscription reads:

In memory of the soldiers and sailors of Washtenaw County who served in the Civil War, 1861-1865, also those who served in the war with Spain, 1898. Erected A. D. 1914.
 
Categories. War, Spanish-AmericanWar, US Civil
 
Washtenaw County War Memorial Marker – Additional marker. image. Click for full size.
By Dave Wilcox, December 26, 2015
3. Washtenaw County War Memorial Marker – Additional marker.
Washtenaw County War Memorial Marker - Close-up of Top image. Click for full size.
By Dave Wilcox, December 26, 2015
4. Washtenaw County War Memorial Marker - Close-up of Top
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 20, 2010, by Al Barrera of Brownstown, Michigan. This page has been viewed 1,285 times since then and 90 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on January 20, 2010, by Al Barrera of Brownstown, Michigan.   2, 3, 4. submitted on December 28, 2015, by Dave Wilcox of Grass Lake, Michigan. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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