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Bloomington in Monroe County, Indiana — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Civil War Memorial

 
 
Civil War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, October 9, 2011
1. Civil War Memorial Marker
Inscription.
March 29, 1909

Presented by the War Dept. To Paul E. Slocum Post No. 85 G.A.R. and by the Post to Monroe Co.

In memory of her Soldiers of 1861-1865.
 
Erected 1909 by Paul E. Slocum Post No. 85 G.A.R.
 
Location. 39° 10.038′ N, 86° 32.039′ W. Marker is in Bloomington, Indiana, in Monroe County. Marker is on West 6th Street west of North Walnut Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Located on the North/East lawn of the Monroe County Courthouse in Bloomington, Indiana. Marker is in this post office area: Bloomington IN 47404, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Monroe County / Bloomington World War II Memorial (here, next to this marker); Monroe County W.W. II Honor Roll (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Memorial Cannon (within shouting distance of this marker); Monroe County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); G.A.R. Soldiers of All Wars Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Monroe County's Carnegie Library (about 500
Full View - - Civil War Memorial Marker - 1864 Cannon image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, October 9, 2011
2. Full View - - Civil War Memorial Marker - 1864 Cannon
feet away, measured in a direct line); The Colored School (about 600 feet away); Hoagy Carmichael (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bloomington.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Obverse View - - Civil War Memorial Marker - 1864 Cannon image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, October 9, 2011
3. Obverse View - - Civil War Memorial Marker - 1864 Cannon
Muzzle of 1864 Cannon image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, October 9, 2011
4. Muzzle of 1864 Cannon
Seemingly: made by P.I.C. Co. in 1864 - numbered 761 - weight 816 lbs. - S.C.L. Inspector.
Top Marking - - "U S" image. Click for full size.
By Courtesy:: Marilyn S. Wolf, October 9, 2011
5. Top Marking - - "U S"
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 16, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. This page has been viewed 623 times since then and 96 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 16, 2011, by Al Wolf of Veedersburg, Indiana. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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