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Gibson County Civil War Memorial

 
 
Full View - - Gibson County Civil War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, October 2, 2011
1. Full View - - Gibson County Civil War Memorial Marker
Inscription.
(( Upper Section ))

(Front) - - Resacca • Gettysburg • Chickamauga •
March to the Sea

(Left) - - Shiloh • Perryville • Vicksburg • Nashville

(Right) - - Antietam • Franklin • Kennesaw Mt. • Fredricksburg

(Back) - - Bentonville • Atlanta • Mission Ridge •
Stone River

(( Lower Section ))

( Front Panel )

Erected 1912.
by the citizens of
Gibson County, Indiana
in honor of the valor
and patriotism of the
2200 soldiers and sailors
who enlisted from
Gibson County in the Civil War of
1861 to 1865
a tribute to the memory of
the 500 who gave
the full measure of devotion
to their Country.

( Left Panel )

“It is rather for us, the living, that we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain —– That this Nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom —– and that government of the people, by the people, and for the people, shall not perish from the Earth.”

(Gettysburg Address)
A. Lincoln.


( Right Panel )

“On fame’s eternal camping ground,
Their silent tents are spread,
and glory guards with solemn round,
The bivouac of the dead.”


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Front Panel - - Gibson County Civil War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, October 2, 2011
2. Front Panel - - Gibson County Civil War Memorial Marker
Back Panel )

Board of County Commissioners
Joseph P. Yochum
Gerhard C. Frohbieter
George A. Knowles
- - - - - - - - - - -
Soldiers Monument Committee
David W. Smith, Chairman
Joseph K. McGary
Joseph Moore
William W. Blair
James W. Lewis, Secretary.

 
Erected 1912 by Citizens of Gibson County Indiana.
 
Location. 38° 21.324′ N, 87° 34.063′ W. Marker is in Princeton, Indiana, in Gibson County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway Street (State Road 64) and North Main Street, on the right when traveling west on Broadway Street. Touch for map. Located at the South/East street Corner at the Gibson County Courthouse in Princeton, Indiana. Marker is in this post office area: Princeton IN 47670, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gibson County Desert Storm and Desert Shield Veterans Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Gibson County Korean - Vietnam Honor Rolls (a few steps from this marker); Gibson County World Wars I and II Honor Roll (within shouting distance of this marker); Gibson County American Revolution Honor Roll
Left Panel - - Gibson County Civil War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, October 2, 2011
3. Left Panel - - Gibson County Civil War Memorial Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Honor Roll Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Judge William Prince (within shouting distance of this marker); Lyles Station (approx. 5.1 miles away); Lyles Station, Indiana (approx. 5.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Princeton.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Right Panel - - Gibson County Civil War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, October 2, 2011
4. Right Panel - - Gibson County Civil War Memorial Marker
Back Panel - - Gibson County Civil War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
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5. Back Panel - - Gibson County Civil War Memorial Marker
Looking East - - Gibson County Civil War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
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6. Looking East - - Gibson County Civil War Memorial Marker
Left Cannon image. Click for full size.
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7. Left Cannon
Right Cannon image. Click for full size.
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8. Right Cannon
Muzzle Left Cannon image. Click for full size.
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9. Muzzle Left Cannon
Muzzle of Right Cannon image. Click for full size.
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10. Muzzle of Right Cannon
South/East Corner - - Gibson County Courthouse -and- Marker image. Click for full size.
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11. South/East Corner - - Gibson County Courthouse -and- Marker
South/West Corner - - Gibson County Courthouse - - Princeton, Indiana image. Click for full size.
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12. South/West Corner - - Gibson County Courthouse - - Princeton, Indiana
Top Statue image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, October 2, 2011
13. Top Statue
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 11, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 808 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13. submitted on October 11, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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