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Wood National Cemetery Civil War Memorial

 
 
Wood National Cemetery Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 5, 2010
1. Wood National Cemetery Civil War Memorial
Looking west
Inscription.

In memory of
comrades buried
in this home cemetery

1861 - 1865

The Union Forever

N.W.B.N.H. for D.V.S.
Jan. 1903

 
Erected 1903 by Soldiers and Sailors Monument Association.
 
Location. 43° 1.768′ N, 87° 58.913′ W. Marker is in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in Milwaukee County. Touch for map. Marker is in Wood National Cemetery, about 400 feet southwest of the intersection of I-94 and Mitchell Boulevard. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5000 West National Avenue, Milwaukee WI 53295, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wood National Cemetery Memorial Section (within shouting distance of this marker); National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers (approx. 0.4 miles away); Lincoln's Gettysburg Address (approx. 0.4 miles away); In Honor of the 1901 Milwaukee Brewers of the American League (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Volunteer-'98 (approx. half a mile away); Robin Yount (approx. half a mile away); Henry Aaron (approx. half a mile away); Erastus B. Wolcott, M.D (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Milwaukee.
 
Regarding Wood National Cemetery Civil War Memorial.
Wood National Cemetery Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 5, 2010
2. Wood National Cemetery Civil War Memorial
West Face
Wood National Cemetery was established in 1871 on the grounds of the Northwestern Branch of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, now the Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center.
 
Also see . . .
1. Wood National Cemetery. (Submitted on November 27, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. History of the National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers. (Submitted on November 27, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesMan-Made FeaturesPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil
 
Wood National Cemetery Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 5, 2010
3. Wood National Cemetery Civil War Memorial
North face
Wood National Cemetery Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 5, 2010
4. Wood National Cemetery Civil War Memorial
South face
Wood National Cemetery Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 5, 2010
5. Wood National Cemetery Civil War Memorial
East face
Wood National Cemetery Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 5, 2010
6. Wood National Cemetery Civil War Memorial
East face
Wood National Cemetery Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 5, 2010
7. Wood National Cemetery Civil War Memorial
Cannon is one of four that are mounted at the cardinal compass points surrounding the monument. This one says "Boston" and "1845" or "1846"
Wood National Cemetery View image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 5, 2010
8. Wood National Cemetery View
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 27, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 633 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on November 27, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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