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Morris County Civil War Monument

1871

 
 
Morris County Civil War Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 5, 2010
1. Morris County Civil War Monument Marker
Inscription.
(Front):
Erected by the people of Morris County,
to perpetuate the memory of her soldiers and sailors,
who fell during the great Civil War.

(Back of Monument):
In honor of our heroic dead,
who fell martyrs for Union and Liberty.

(Right Side):
A grateful County mourns the loss
of those who fell in her defence.

(Left Side):
Their memory shall never fade,
who fall in a just cause.

 
Erected 1871 by People of Morris County.
 
Location. 40° 47.825′ N, 74° 28.834′ W. Marker is in Morristown, New Jersey, in Morris County. Marker is at the intersection of S Park Place (County Route 124) and E Park Place, on the left when traveling south on S Park Place. Touch for map. Marker is located on the Morristown Green. Marker is in this post office area: Morristown NJ 07960, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Presbyterian Church on the Green (a few steps from this marker); This Morristown Green (a few steps from this marker); The French are Coming (a few steps from this marker); Survey by Major Erskine of Morristown
Front of Morris County Civil War Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 5, 2010
2. Front of Morris County Civil War Monument
(within shouting distance of this marker); The Alexander Carmichael House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Baptist Church on the Green (within shouting distance of this marker); Continental Store on the Green (within shouting distance of this marker); Court House and Jail (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Morristown.
 
More about this marker. The monument includes an obelisk topped by a Civil War soldier. Battles involving Morris County soldiers are listed on the sides of the monument, including Atlanta, Ft. Donelson, Cold Harbor, Shiloh, Wilderness, Malvern Hill, Roanoke, Winchester, Gettysburg, Antietam, Vicksburg and Appomattox. It is also flanked by four cannons.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Back of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 5, 2010
3. Back of Monument
Right of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 5, 2010
4. Right of Monument
Left of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 5, 2010
5. Left of Monument
Morris County Civil War Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 5, 2010
6. Morris County Civil War Monument Marker
Monument on Morristown Green image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 5, 2010
7. Monument on Morristown Green
Morris County Civil War Monument is seen here on the Morristown Green. The three figures in the foreground are statues of George Washington, Alexander Hamilton and the Marquis de Lafayette.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 5, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 977 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on July 5, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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