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Cambridge in Guernsey County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Guernsey Civil War Memorial

 
 
Guernsey Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats
1. Guernsey Civil War Memorial
Inscription. Dedicated to the memory of the men from Guernsey County who served in the defense of their country in the War of the Rebellion 1861–1865. Gettysburg, Atlanta, Shiloh, Vicksburg, Winchester, Antietam, Wilderness, Chickanauga.
 
Erected 1903 by Monumental Association and The Commissioners of Guernsey County.
 
Location. 40° 1.495′ N, 81° 35.399′ W. Marker is in Cambridge, Ohio, in Guernsey County. Marker is at the intersection of Wheeling Avenue (U.S. 40) and South 8th Street a.k.a. Southgate Parkway (Ohio Route 209), on the right when traveling west on Wheeling Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in front of the county courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Cambridge OH 43725, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Purple Heart Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Guernsey County Desert Storm Memorial
South Face with Inscription image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 10, 2006
2. South Face with Inscription
(a few steps from this marker); Congressional Medal of Honor Recipients (a few steps from this marker); Guernsey County Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Robert T. Secrest (a few steps from this marker); Guernsey County Vietnam Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); George R. Tingle (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The First Methodist Church (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cambridge.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
North Face image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 10, 2006
3. North Face
West Face image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 10, 2006
4. West Face
East Face image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 10, 2006
5. East Face
Brass Tablet Below Figure on East Face image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 10, 2006
6. Brass Tablet Below Figure on East Face
Daughter's of Union Veterans of the Civil War, Kate B. Sherwood Tent # 42. Monument restored by funds provided by interested citizens and organizations. Re-dedicated 17 June 1995.
Figure on Top image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 10, 2006
7. Figure on Top
Southwest Facing Relief image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 10, 2006
8. Southwest Facing Relief
Same relief is on northeast face.
Northwest Facing Relief image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 10, 2006
9. Northwest Facing Relief
Same relief is on the southeast face.
Middle Portion of Obelisk, South Face image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 10, 2006
10. Middle Portion of Obelisk, South Face
Memorial and Courthouse image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 10, 2006
11. Memorial and Courthouse
National Road Milestone<br>(Next to the Civil War Monument) image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, May 28, 2007
12. National Road Milestone
(Next to the Civil War Monument)
Cumberland 180
Wheeling 50
Zanesville 24
Andrew Kachilla
Stone Carver
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 20, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,847 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11. submitted on April 20, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.   12. submitted on March 22, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.
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