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

Civil War Memorial

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

In memory of Racine's
loyal and noble sons
who enlisted to defend
and perpetuate the union
of these United States in the
War of 1861-1865

 
Erected 1884 by the Citizens of Racine.
 
Location. 42° 43.645′ N, 87° 46.987′ W. Marker is in Racine, Wisconsin, in Racine County. Marker is on Main Street (State Highway 32) north of 6th Street (State Highway 32), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Monument is the centerpiece of Monument Square. Marker is in this post office area: Racine WI 53403, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jerome Increase Case / Mascot and Trademark (within shouting distance of this marker); Joshua Glover Commemorative Marker (within shouting distance of this marker); Racine, Wisconsin (within shouting distance of this marker); Racine County Historical Museum (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Racine Harbor (approx. mile away); Racine City Hall (approx. 0.3 miles away); Engine House No. 3 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Racine.
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil
 
Civil War Memorial Dedication image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 8, 2013
2. Civil War Memorial Dedication
Civil War Memorial Sponsors image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 8, 2013
3. Civil War Memorial Sponsors
<i>Monument Square, Racine, Wis.</i> image. Click for full size.
Postcard by the Kradwell Drug Co., circa 1908
4. Monument Square, Racine, Wis.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 10, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 301 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 10, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on October 31, 2015.
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