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Racine in Racine County, Wisconsin — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Civil War Memorial

 
 
Civil War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 8, 2013
1. Civil War Memorial Marker
Inscription.

This cannon was given to the City of Racine by Henry S. Durand in memory of the 2,200 citizens who fought and those who died for the Union cause during the Civil War

Rededicated by the citizens of Racine on Memorial Day, 2001

 
Erected 2001 by Citizens of Racine.
 
Location. 42° 43.151′ N, 87° 48.942′ W. Marker is in Racine, Wisconsin, in Racine County. Touch for map. Marker and cannon are in Mound Cemetery, near the office. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1147 West Boulevard, Racine WI 53403, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mound Cemetery (a few steps from this marker); Soldiers of the American Revolution (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Joe (approx. 0.2 miles away); Spanish-American War Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); 32nd 'Red Arrow' Infantry Division Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); Engine House No. 3 (approx. 1.4 miles away); Racine City Hall (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Racine.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesMan-Made FeaturesPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil
 
Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 8, 2013
2. Civil War Memorial
At right distance
Civil War Memorial Cannon image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 8, 2013
3. Civil War Memorial Cannon
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 13, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 371 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 13, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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