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Civil War Memorial in Mount Hope Cemetery

 
 
Mount Hope Cemetery Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, May 14, 2013
1. Mount Hope Cemetery Civil War Memorial
The entire statue, as well as some surrounding graves.
Inscription. This memorial has no identifying text other than a short excerpt from Theodore O'Hara's poem, Bivouac of the Dead

On Fame's eternal camping ground
their silent tents are spread,
And Glory guards with solemn round
the bivouac of the dead.
 
Location. 43° 7.787′ N, 77° 37.474′ W. Marker is in Rochester, New York, in Monroe County. Marker can be reached from Mount Hope Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1133 Mt Hope Ave, Rochester NY 14620, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Trophy Cannon presented to Monroe County by Hon. O.F. Williams. (within shouting distance of this marker); To the Memory of (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ninth of November, 1886 (about 300 feet away); Hartwell Carver, M.D. (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Founding of the River Campus (approx. 0.3 miles away); Camp Fitz-John Porter (approx. 0.4 miles away); Indian Town (approx. half a mile away); Frederick Douglass (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rochester.
 
More about this marker. Marker is surrounded by Civil War Veteran and casualty graves.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Civil War Memorial in Mount Hope Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Yugoboy, May 14, 2013
2. Civil War Memorial in Mount Hope Cemetery Marker
S.U.V.C.W. Service at Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 28, 2018
3. S.U.V.C.W. Service at Memorial
Commander Charles J. Smeltzer of Abraham Lincoln Camp #6 of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War conducts a Memorial Day presentation at the memorial.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 28, 2018. This page originally submitted on December 12, 2013, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York. This page has been viewed 324 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 12, 2013, by Yugoboy of Rochester, New York.   3. submitted on May 28, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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