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By Judy King, September 7, 2012
Batesville During The Civil War Marker
Arkansas (Independence County), Batesville — 14 — Batesville During The Civil War
Union soldiers occupied Batesville twice during the Civil War. Gen. Samuel Curtis's Army of the Southwest camped near this site in May 1862 while threatening Little Rock. Union troops were impressed with the town's culture and appearance, saying . . . — Map (db m70557) HM
Arkansas (Lonoke County), Austin — 138 — Austin in the Civil War
As the Civil War began, the Caroline Home Guard formed at Austin on June 29, 1861. The “Austin Rifles” became Co. I, 5th Arkansas Infantry, C.S.A. Both Union and Confederate troops camped at Austin during the war and Federal troops tore . . . — Map (db m116330) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — 23 — Thomas Farmhouse
About 4 p.m. Oct. 23, 1864 after their victory at Westport the Union leaders met here for consultation. Included were Generals Curtis, Blunt, Pleasonton and Dietzler; Gov. Carney and Sen. Jim Lane of Kansas. The Confederates had lost over 1,000 men . . . — Map (db m20598) HM
Ohio (Hamilton County), Bevis — 2 — Bevis"The Darkest of All Nights" — John Hunt Morgan Trail —
In the twilight of July 13, 1863, flames from the New Baltimore bridge lit the northwest sky. Slow-moving columns of dusty cavalrymen approached Bevis crossroads from the shadows Confederate Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan's Raiders quietly . . . — Map (db m133650) HM
Oregon (Josephine County), Grants Pass — Union Veterans of the Civil War
In Memory Of Union Veterans of the 1861 Civil War 1865 — Map (db m112515) WM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Lee's Headquarters At GettysburgThe Dustman Barn Foundation
The foundation in front of you is all that remains of Casper Henry Dustman’s antebellum barn, a building that stood here during the Battle of Gettysburg. Typical of barns in this area, the wood-framed section was larger than the foundation, which . . . — Map (db m118902) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Lee's Headquarters At GettysburgThe Riggs House
In the summer of 1863, Alexander Riggs and his family lived in a house that stood before you, directly across the Chambersburg Pike from Mary Thompson’s. Like most of Gettysburg’s dwellings, the Riggs house was caught up in the whirlwind of battle, . . . — Map (db m118903) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Lee's Headquarters at GettysburgThe Headquarters Complex
"This house was within the Rebel lines. Occupying an elevated position from which the Federal lines could be seen with a field glass, and being at a safe distance from our guns, it was selected by General Lee and his staff as his headquarters. . . . — Map (db m100012) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Lee's Headquarters at GettysburgRestoring Seminary Ridge
"This is without a doubt the most important preservation effort we've yet undertaken." —Jim Lighthizer, President, Civil War Trust In the decades after the battle, the Thompson House became a popular attraction among visitors . . . — Map (db m99896) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Lee's Headquarters at GettysburgThree Confederate Prisoners
In mid-July 1863, Mathew Brady and his crew set up a stereoscopic, wet-plate camera here and recorded what is arguably the most iconic of all Civil War photographs. The photo had been widely reproduced for more than a century when historian William . . . — Map (db m105962) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Lee's Headquarters at GettysburgClimax on Seminary Ridge
"On every side the passion, rage and frenzy of fearless men or reckless boys devoted to slaughter or doomed to death! The same sun that a day before had been shining to cure the wheat-sheaves of the harvest of peace, now glared to pierce the . . . — Map (db m99768) HM WM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Lee's Headquarters at GettysburgLife on Seminary Ridge
"Three more acres or less on which are erected a one and a half story stone dwelling house and frame stable … directed and sold and struck off the same unto Thaddeus Stevens, trustee of Mary Thompson, for the sum of sixteen dollars—Deed . . . — Map (db m99848) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Lee's Headquarters at GettysburgFighting and Photographs
"There was no use in fighting any longer. The enemy had deployed and we were trapped. The town was before us, the enemy on either side, and behind us." --Col. John Musser, 143rd Pennsylvania Infantry

On the afternoon of July 1, 1863, . . . — Map (db m99965) HM WM

Tennessee (Maury County), Spring Hill — The Battle of Spring HillBlocking the Columbia Turnpike
Confederate Gen. John Bell Hood hoped to block the road in front of you—the Columbia Turnpike—and cut off Union Gen. John M. Schofield's force at Columbia from a larger Federal army to the north at Nashville. Confederate divisions . . . — Map (db m88969) HM
Tennessee (Maury County), Spring Hill — The Battle of Spring HillOpportunity Lost
After nightfall, Confederate Gen. Edward Johnson's division began moving into position on the left of Gen. William B. Bate's division. Johnson, whose unit was part of Gen. S.D. Lee's corps, had been ordered forward from the vicinity of Rutherford . . . — Map (db m88973) HM
Virginia (Culpeper County), Brandy Station — Battle of Brandy StationHeights & Sights to the South & West
The commanding view from Fleetwood Hill rendered this “Famous Plateau” an ideal observation post during the war. Today the view looks much as it did in the 1860s.

1. COLE’S HILL During the winter of 1864, Federal Second Corps . . . — Map (db m131650) HM

Virginia (Culpeper County), Brandy Station — Battle of Brandy StationWyndham's Attack
Union Lt. Col. Percy Wyndham advanced his command from Brandy Station and centered his attack on this spot. To your right, the 1st New Jersey Cavalry ascended the slope. The 1st Maryland Cavalry occupied the center, and to your left, circling around . . . — Map (db m97501) HM
Virginia (Culpeper County), Brandy Station — Battle of Brandy StationBattle for Fleetwood Hill
On the evening of June 8, 1863, Confederate Gen. J.E.B. Stuart and his headquarters staff camped on the northern edge of Fleetwood Hill. Early the next morning, heavy gunfire from the direction of Beverly's Ford (three miles to your left rear), . . . — Map (db m97490) HM
Virginia (Culpeper County), Brandy Station — Battle of Brandy StationHeights & Sights to the North & East
The commanding view from Fleetwood Hill rendered this “Famous Plateau” an ideal observation post during the war. Today the view looks much as it did in the 1860s. 1.STONY MOUNTAIN The headwaters of the Rapidan River flow from . . . — Map (db m131546) HM
Virginia (Culpeper County), Brandy Station — Battle of Brandy StationThe Winter Camp of 1863-1864
The 1863 campaigns for Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Bristoe Station, and Mine Run exacted an immense toll upon the Army of the Potomac. Union Gen. George G. Meade deemed it vital to rest his command. War Department officials also used this . . . — Map (db m97493) HM
Virginia (Culpeper County), Brandy Station — Battle of Brandy StationKilpatrick's Attack
Col. H. Judson Kilpatrick formed his brigade on an open plateau to the southeast of Fleetwood Hill, 900 yards from here. He soon received orders to support Lt. Col. Percy Wyndham's Brigade, now fiercely engaged with Gen. William E. Jones's Brigade . . . — Map (db m97499) HM
Virginia (Culpeper County), Brandy Station — Battle of Brandy StationBattle's Wake
Driven from Fleetwood Hill, the Union cavalry pulled back toward the Rappahannock River and halted just beyond cannon range. Observing that the sullen Federals refused to depart, Confederate Gen. J.E.B. Stuart consolidated his defensive line around . . . — Map (db m97494) HM
Virginia (Culpeper County), Brandy Station — Battle of Brandy StationHeadquarters Hill
John Strode, a prominent Revolutionary War gun manufacturer, built his manor house, Fleetwood, in the late 1700s. Strode was a friend of President Thomas Jefferson, who often stayed here when traveling between Monticello and Washington, D.C. The . . . — Map (db m97488) HM
Virginia (Culpeper County), Brandy Station — Battle of Brandy StationConfederate Counterattack
Confederate Gen. J.E.B. Stuart realized that his headquarters here was overrun and that Gen. William E. Jones's Brigade was fighting to survive. Stuart ordered Gen. Wade Hampton's Brigade to fall back from the St. James Church line and recapture . . . — Map (db m97495) HM
Virginia (Culpeper County), Brandy Station — George C. HuppBattle of Brandy Station — Fleetwood Hill —
George C. Hupp, Sergeant in K Company, 8th Illinois Cavalry, was wounded at Brandy Station Battlefield on June 9, 1863. In his Memory Great-Great-Great Grandson William J. Hupp, Glen Ellyn, Illinois, Happily made a . . . — Map (db m132186) WM
Virginia (Dinwiddie County), Petersburg — Petersburg BattlefieldsThe Union Line
"We have set what we call Johnny catchers ... long poles set into the ground with the upper end about as high as a man's head and they are so thick that a rabbit could not crawl through."—Corp. Andrew W. Burwell, 5th Wisconsin . . . — Map (db m85884) HM
Virginia (Dinwiddie County), Petersburg — Petersburg BattlefieldsLife between the Picket Lines
"When a man is on picket at night he is monarch of all he surveys. No one living has more absolute power than he. His word is law."—Corp. Lewis Bissell, 2nd Connecticut Heavy Artillery, USA "I have seen veterans of three full . . . — Map (db m85913) HM
Virginia (Dinwiddie County), Petersburg — Petersburg BattlefieldsThe Campaign for Petersburg
“The charge of Major-Gen. Wright’s veterans under cover of the darkness and mist … will forever live in history as one of the grandest and most sublime actions of the war.”—Sgt. Newton J. Terrill, 14th New Jersey . . . — Map (db m89714) HM
Virginia (Dinwiddie County), Petersburg — Petersburg BattlefieldsContested Ground
From here at Fort Welch, you can see the ground over which soldiers struggled during three distinct battles. On October 2, 1864, Federals advanced across the ground to your left in an attempt to capture the key Confederate intermediate supply route, . . . — Map (db m85935) HM
Virginia (Loudoun County), Leesburg — Martin Buchanan, USCTA Place of Hopes and Dreams - Gleedsville
Loudoun County experienced continuous Union and Confederate activity during the war. Carter's Mill Road, in front of you, provided access to the agricultural abundance of Oatlands and other farms south and east of here, where the use of slave labor . . . — Map (db m124387) HM
Virginia (Orange County), Locust Grove — The Battle of Payne’s FarmThe Worm Fence
“We gained a slight rise in the land behind an old worm fence. The enemy had fallen back under cover of a piece of woods well in our front. Soon they came out in splendid battle array, with waving banners, and charged our position. It was a . . . — Map (db m43165) HM
Virginia (Orange County), Locust Grove — The Battle of Payne’s FarmThe Walking Trail
“The ground in my front for about 500 yards was thickly wooded and brushy, and beyond that was a cleared field owned by a man named Payne.” — Gen. Edward Johnson, CSA “On account of the density of the . . . — Map (db m43158) HM
Virginia (Orange County), Locust Grove — The Battle of Payne’s FarmThe Confederate Wheel
“Several efforts were made to charge the hostile line, but as these attempts were made by single brigades, without proper deliberation and without co-operation on the part of the other forces to the right and left, they naturally resulted . . . — Map (db m43168) HM
Virginia (Orange County), Locust Grove — The Battle of Payne’s FarmBaptism of Fire
“[It was] … as warm a contest as this regiment was ever engaged in. … It seemed as if the enemy was throwing minie-balls upon us by the bucket-full, when the battle got fairly under way.” — Member of the 3rd North Carolina . . . — Map (db m116530) HM
Virginia (Orange County), Locust Grove — The Battle of Payne’s FarmThe Stonewall Brigade
“We soon struck the Yankee skirmishers and drove them back through the woods to an open field, where we ran into French’s entire corps and into about the hottest place that could be imagined.” — Capt. William B. Colston, 2nd . . . — Map (db m43167) HM
Virginia (Orange County), Locust Grove — The Battle of Payne’s FarmA Fruitless Campaign
“In the fight of Johnson’s Division on last Friday I was under as warm a musketry fire as I have experienced for a good while—certainly worse than I have been in since Sharpsburg.” — Lt. Col. Alexander S. . . . — Map (db m43170) HM
Virginia (Orange County), Locust Grove — The Battle of Payne’s FarmUnexpected Encounter
“There was a sudden commotion in the train ahead and several of the ambulances turned and came back in confusion. General [George H.] Steuart promptly ordered them back to their places, faced the brigade into line to the left and deployed . . . — Map (db m116476) HM
Virginia (Orange County), Locust Grove — The Battle of Payne’s FarmStalemate at the Crossroads
“Gen. [Edward] Johnson … cheered us on to the fight with ‘Hurrah for North Carolina, go it North Carolina—give it to them boys!’ … The Federals were as thick as black birds in our front.” — Capt. Thomas Boone, 1st . . . — Map (db m116478) HM
Virginia (Orange County), Locust Grove — The Mine Run CampaignMeade vs. Lee
“The promptness with which this unexpected attack was met and repulsed reflects great credit upon General Johnson and the officers and men of his division.” — Gen. Robert E. Lee, CSA “The delay in the movements . . . — Map (db m42085) HM
Virginia (Orange County), Locust Grove — The Mine Run CampaignThe Battle of Payne’s Farm
“The brave officers and men of this division, attacked by a greatly superior force from an admirable position, turned upon him and drove him from the field, which he left strewn with arms, artillery and infantry ammunition, his dead and . . . — Map (db m42089) HM
Virginia (Spotsylvania County), Chancellor — First Day at ChancellorsvilleAbsalom McGee House
They tore up five of our sheets and about 12 dresses and undergarments into strips for bandage. — Harriet McGee Union Surgeon John Shaw Billings moved his field hospital to the relative safety of Absalom McGee's house, which . . . — Map (db m75956) HM
Virginia (Spotsylvania County), Chancellor — First Day at ChancellorsvilleSafer Ground
Among the Union troops facing the closing grip of Confederate forces were the experienced veterans of the 5th New York Infantry and the novice soldiers of the 146th New York Infantry. The Confederates, however, did not discriminate between . . . — Map (db m75948) HM
Virginia (Spotsylvania County), Chancellor — First Day at ChancellorsvilleA Dangerous Field Hospital
The shell(s) fell pretty thick around me at first but that soon stopped and I went on operating." — Surgeon John Shaw Billings As the Union army fell back, the structures atop this ridge made convenient targets for Confederate . . . — Map (db m75955) HM
Virginia (Spotsylvania County), Chancellor — First Day at ChancellorsvilleThe End of the First Day
The Rebel Band plays in the distance a triumphant air, as if to mock the sorrow of my heart. — Friedrich Emil Grossman, USA As the sun dipped below the horizon in front of them, Confederate generals disagreed on whether to . . . — Map (db m75957) HM
Virginia (Spotsylvania County), Chancellor — First Day at ChancellorsvilleMcGee Family: Divided Loyalties
The Civil War in Spotsylvania County is steeped in McGee family history. Reuben McGee, the patriarch, lived behind you on the opposite side of Lick Run. Among Reuben McGee's five sons were one ardent Confederate (Reuben McGee, Jr.), two Southern . . . — Map (db m75954) HM
Virginia (Spotsylvania County), Fredericksburg — Battle of FredericksburgThe Slaughter Pen
On December 13, 1862, Union and Confederate troops clashed here, on muddy fields dubbed the "Slaughter Pen." Union Gen. William B. Franklin had 65,000 troops, but employed only two divisions, numbering 8,000 men, under Generals George G. Meade and . . . — Map (db m21106) HM
Virginia (Spotsylvania County), Fredericksburg — Battle of FredericksburgWinter War on the Rappahannock
In November 1862, Union Gen. Ambrose E. Burnside led his 115,000-man army southward toward Richmond, the Confederate capital. Delayed by tardy pontoon boats, Burnside was slow to cross the Rappahannock River, which allowed Confederate Gen. Robert E. . . . — Map (db m21109) HM
Virginia (Spotsylvania County), Fredericksburg — Slaughter Pen FarmGibbon's Advance
When Gen. George G. Meade's division surged unexpectedly forward through the fields on your left, Gen. John Gibbon's men scrambled to advance on Meade's right. Gibbon arranged his forces and ordered Gen. Nelson Taylor's brigade to attack the . . . — Map (db m21177) HM
Virginia (Spotsylvania County), Fredericksburg — Slaughter Pen FarmInto the Field
You are standing near the center of the most successful Union attack at the Battle of Fredericksburg. Two Union divisions, Gen. George G. Meade's on your left and Gen. John Gibbon's on your right, advanced into this field and soon encountered the . . . — Map (db m21139) HM
Virginia (Spotsylvania County), Fredericksburg — Slaughter Pen FarmKilling Range
Before the battle, Confederate artillerists used a lone tree on this ridge as a mark to establish a "killing range," to punish any Federals who attacked. As Gen. George G. Meade's men surged past the unassuming tree, the Confederates trapped Union . . . — Map (db m21171) HM
Virginia (Spotsylvania County), Fredericksburg — Slaughter Pen FarmRetreat and Counterattack
"For my part the more I think of that battle, the more annoyed I am that such a great chance should have failed me." - Gen. George G. Meade, USA "Our cannon flamed and roared, and the roar of musketry was terrific. The foe halts, wavers, . . . — Map (db m21173) HM
Virginia (Spotsylvania County), Fredericksburg — Slaughter Pen FarmMeade's Attack
With artillery projectiles flying in every direction, Union Gen. George G. Meade galloped through the fields in front of you, encouraged his men, and looked for an opportunity to attack. When Union artillery blew up two Confederate ammunition . . . — Map (db m21169) HM
Virginia (Spotsylvania County), Fredericksburg — Slaughter Pen FarmHand-to-Hand Combat at the Railroad
Just before 2 p.m., Gen. John Gibbon ordered Col. Adrian Root's men to cross the railroad in front of you and enter the woods beyond. With flags in front and bayonets fixed, Root's and remnants from Taylor's and Lyle's brigades advanced through a . . . — Map (db m21175) HM
Virginia (Spotsylvania County), Fredericksburg — Slaughter Pen FarmThe Walking Trail
Welcome to the Civil War Preservation Trust's Slaughter Pen Farm Battlefield. Here starts a 1ľ mile walking tour. Wayside exhibits provide information and orientation along the way. Allow at least 90 minutes if you plan to walk the entire trail. . . . — Map (db m21115) HM
Virginia (Spotsylvania County), Fredericksburg — Slaughter Pen FarmSecond Assault
With the failur of Gen. Nelson Taylor's advance, Gen. John Gibbon sent in Col. Peter Lyle's Brigade. Taylor shifted some of his remaining regiments to the right and joined in Lyle's assault. Together, Taylor and Lyle formed a six-regiment front and . . . — Map (db m21176) HM

Missouri (St. Louis County), St. Louis — Jefferson Barracks National CemeteryMissouri's Civil War 1861 - 1865
The Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery was established by joint resolution of Congress in 1866, among the first burial grounds officially designated in the wake of the Civil War. Under the care of the Veterans Administration, the facility is open . . . — Map (db m124986) HM

Virginia, Petersburg — Pamplin Historical Park
Pamplin Historical Park & The National Museum of the Civil War Soldier “Walk along these fortifications, take the time to learn something about the story of what happened here, use the museum to understand who these men were, and the . . . — Map (db m57351) HM

Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — Heart of the Civil War
Below the Mason-Dixon Line, above the Potomac, and at the Heart of the Civil War. The Civil War, its causes, and the aftermath have shaped our country’s cultural landscape in countless ways. The significance of the Civil War in north-central . . . — Map (db m67708) HM

Missouri (Bates County), Butler — Butler History Murals
1806 15 Ms. South of Butler Explorer Zebulon Pike Parley With Osage Chief 1863 Burning of Butler by Order No. 11 During the Civil War Where the Civil War Began Brother Against Brother Post Civil War Reconstruction [Mural . . . — Map (db m39898) HM
Missouri (Cass County), Pleasant Hill — The Civil War in Pleasant Hill

The American Civil War had a profound and long-lasting impact on the Pleasant Hill area. Its location in the border state of Missouri ensured that residents would align themselves on both sides of the conflict. Numerous skirmishes were . . . — Map (db m88350) HM

Ohio (Ottawa County), Lakeside Marblehead — Johnson's Island Civil War Prison
has been designated a National Historic Landmark The Johnson's Island Civil War Prison of 1862-1865 served as a vital depot for the confinement of confederate prisoners-of-war during much of the American Civil War. This prison was one of . . . — Map (db m90710) HM

District of Columbia (Washington), Fort Dupont — Fort DuPontCivil War Defenses of Washington — 1861 - 1865 —
Panel 1: Civil War Defenses of Washington Fort DuPont This small work was one of the defenses begun in the fall of 1861 on the ridge east of the Anacostia River. It was named after Admiral Samuel DuPont, a commander of the South Atlantic . . . — Map (db m46425) HM
Kentucky (Knox County), Barbourville — The Battle of BarbourvilleSeptember 19, 1861
On September 19, 1861, near the spot where you now stand, a small contingent of Knox County Home Guard faced 800 Confederates at the bridge spanning Town Spring Branch. In 1992 the Civil War Sites Advisory Commission named the Battle of Barbourville . . . — Map (db m35809) HM
New York (Cayuga County), Auburn — The Medal of HonorUSN, USMC, USCG, US ARMY, USAF
The Medal of Honor is the highest military decoration awarded by the United States Government. It is bestowed by the President in the name of Congress and is conferred only upon members of the United States Armed Forces who distinguish themselves . . . — Map (db m88220) WM
Ohio (Muskingum County), Zanesville — Muskingum County Medal of Honor Memorial
Alfred Ransbottom Civil War - Army 2-24-1865 Robert B. Brown Civil War - Army 3-27-1890 George A. Lloyd Civil War - Army 4-16-1891 William E. Richey Civil War - Army 11-9-1893 William H. Longshore Civil War - . . . — Map (db m16902) WM
Virginia (Prince William County), Occoquan — OccoquanBridge Between North and South — Gettysburg Campaign —
After Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee’s stunning victory at Chancellorsville in May 1863, he led the Army of Northern Virginia west to the Shenandoah Valley, then north through central Maryland and across the Mason-Dixon Line into Pennsylvania. Union . . . — Map (db m7937) HM

District of Columbia (Washington), U Street Corridor — African American Civil War MemorialAfrican American Civil War Museum Freedom Foundation
The African American Civil War Memorial pays tribute to the 209,145 black soldiers and the 7,800 white officers who led them in their fight for freedom in the Civil War. following the Civil War, many soldiers would return home as war heroes to start . . . — Map (db m113686) HM

Maryland (Prince George's County), Forest Heights — Africans Becoming Americans
Durante Vita From the day the colony was founded in 1634, enslaved Africans played an important role in the history and development of Maryland and Prince George's County. As skilled laborers, artisans, and farmhands, the enslaved . . . — Map (db m127756) HM
Missouri (Iron County), Ironton — War In The Arcadia ValleyMissouri's Civil War
Settlers to what we now call Iron County arrived in the first few decades of the 19th century. Little did they know what would unfold just a few more decades later when the Civil War erupted in Missouri. One of those first settlers was Ephraim . . . — Map (db m99167) HM

Ireland, Connacht (County Sligo), Ballymote — Irish of the American Civil War Monument
We sent you our starving and our evicted you gave them freedom and opportunity 1861-1865 You sounded the call of arms We answered with loyalty and courage We gave service, limb and life To the honour and lasting memory of Irish . . . — Map (db m85946) WM
Alabama (Colbert County), Barton — Civil War Skirmish at The Barton Cemetery
Bullet - marked tombstones in this cemetery show evidence of a brisk skirmish here Oct. 26, 1863, when Gen. P.J. Osterhaus's first division of Sherman's Corps came under fire from Gen. S.D. Lee's Confederate troops. CSA artillery on a hill near a . . . — Map (db m83329) HM
Alabama (Dallas County), Cahaba — Civil War Prison
In 1858, the railroad company graded away an Indian mound that stood here. A brick warehouse was built in its place. From 1863 - 1865 the Confederate government used this warehouse to hold captured Federal Soldiers. You are standing on a pile of . . . — Map (db m22666) HM
Alabama (Jackson County), Scottsboro — Union Civil War Encampment in Scottsboro
(side 1) In late December 1863, Union Maj. Gen. John A. Logan established his Fifteenth Army Corps headquarters in Scottsboro, Alabama. On January 11, 1864, by command of Gen. Logan, Brig. Gen. Hugh Ewing, commanding the Fourth Division, . . . — Map (db m100044) HM
Alabama (Madison County), Huntsville — Civil War(War Between the States) — 1861-1865 —
I am Private Patrick O’Hara of the 20th Maine Volunteer Infantry Regiment. Before the war I was a fisherman working on a boat out of Bar Harbor, Maine. I didn’t volunteer for the Army until well into the second year of the war because it was way . . . — Map (db m85490) WM
Alabama (Marshall County), Albertville — Pre-Civil War Cemetery
The West Main Street Cemetery was established in the late 1850’s by the Jones Chapel Methodist Episcopal Church, South, which was located nearby. Among notable persons buried here are: Thomas A. Albert (1796-1876), for whom Albertville is named; W. . . . — Map (db m39069) HM
Alabama (Marshall County), Guntersville — Federal Troops Burn Guntersville During Civil War
January 15, 1865 was perhaps the darkest day in the history of Guntersville. At noon, forty Federal marines from the gunboat U.S.S. General Grant were sent to burn the town. After the mission was completed, only seven buildings remained standing . . . — Map (db m85902) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Montgomery — Civil War - Barnes School / Figh-Pickett House
(side 1) Civil War-Barnes School In April 1865, the Union Army command made this house its headquarters. Mrs. Pickett hid her silver on an inside ledge of the cupola. Later, former Confederate Generals Hood, Bragg, and Walker . . . — Map (db m86072) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Montgomery — Civil War Laurel Oak Tree
This Laurel Oak Tree from Battle Fields of Virginia, 1861-65 Planted by Gov. Thomas G. Jones 1893 — Map (db m94932) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Montgomery — Civil War Medicine / Montgomery's Confederate Hospitals
Side A During the War Between the States medical knowledge was primitive. As a result, twice as many men died of disease than in battle from wounds. Early in the War, childhood diseases such as measles, mumps and chicken pox decimated entire . . . — Map (db m36495) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Montgomery — Confederate Military Prison / Civil War Military Prisons
Side 1 Confederate Military Prison Near this site, from mid April to December 1862, a Confederate military prison held, under destitute conditions, 700 Union soldiers, most captured at Shiloh. They were imprisoned in a foul, . . . — Map (db m71369) HM
Alabama (Morgan County), Decatur — 1 — Decatur and The Civil War in North Alabama“A Hard Nut To Crack” — The Battle For Decatur —
Decatur had close to 800 residents in 1860, not many more than the 606 persons counted in the 1850 census. Included in the 1860 census were 267 white males, 206 white females, three free blacks including two males and one female, and 130 slaves of . . . — Map (db m28209) HM
Alabama (Tuscaloosa County), McCalla — Civil War Site 1861-1865
As the border states began to fall, Alabama iron became critical to the survival of the Confederacy. During the last two years of the war, Alabama’s furnaces were producing 70% of the entire southern iron supply. That output invited federal . . . — Map (db m36672) HM
Alabama (Tuscaloosa County), Tuscaloosa — University of Alabama Civil War Memorial1861 - 1865
The University of Alabama gave to the Confederacy - 7 General Officers, 25 Colonels, 14 Lieutenant - Colonels, 21 Majors, 125 Captains, 273 Staff and other commissioned officers, 66 Non-Commissioned Officers and 294 Private Soldiers. Recognizing . . . — Map (db m33654) HM
Arkansas (Ashley County), Hamburg — 98 — Ashley County in the Civil War / 3rd Arkansas Infantry Regiment
Front Ashley County in the Civil War Thirteen companies were raised and organized in Ashley County for Confederate service during the Civil War: Co. F, 2nd Arkansas Cavalry; Cos. A, B, K and L, 3rd Arkansas Infantry; Co. F, 8th . . . — Map (db m107691) HM
Arkansas (Carroll County), Eureka Springs — 18 — Civil War Healing
The Eureka Springs area's reputation as a health resort has its origins in the Civil War. Late 19th-century accounts claim Dr. Alvah Jackson treated sick and wounded soldiers during the war. In early 1865, Maj. J. W. Cooper, who led Confederate . . . — Map (db m59967) HM
Arkansas (Chicot County), Lake Village — 79 — Lakeport in the Civil War
Side 1 When Arkansas went to war in 1861, Lycurgus and Lydia Johnson and their family stayed with their home at Lakeport. By 1862, U.S. gunboats were common on the Mississippi River, and on Sept. 6, 1862, Confederate troops burned 158 . . . — Map (db m89797) HM
Arkansas (Clay County), St. Francis — Chalk Bluff in the Civil WarBattle of May 1-2, 1863
In April 1863 a Confederate army of 5000 men commanded by General John S. Marmaduke advanced into Missouri. Forced to retreat before superior Union forces, the Confederates on May 1-2 fought a successful delaying action here while their army crossed . . . — Map (db m4911) HM
Arkansas (Clay County), St. Francis — Chalk Bluff in the Civil WarRaids of March-April 1863
On March 10, 1863 Union cavalry captured the ferry after a three-hour fight. They burned buildings and stores of corn in Chalk Bluff and destroyed a large uncompleted ferry boat. Two weeks later on March 24 Union cavalry returned to Chalk Bluff and . . . — Map (db m4906) HM
Arkansas (Clay County), St. Francis — Chalk Bluff in the Civil WarSkirmish of May 15, 1862
Chalk Bluff occupied a strategic position during the Civil War. Its cliffs commanded a vital river crossing on the only major road from Missouri into the Crowley's Ridge country. Provisions were collected here and shipped downstream to Confederate . . . — Map (db m18186) HM
Arkansas (Conway County), Plummerville — 100 — Conway County in the Civil War / Murder of John Clayton
Side 1 Conway County in the Civil War Conway County men served in both the Union and Confederate armies in the Civil War. Co. I, 1st Arkansas Mounted Rifles, Co. B, Carroll’s Cavalry, Co. I, 36th Arkansas Infantry, . . . — Map (db m96451) HM
Arkansas (Cross County), Wittsburg — 28 — Wittsburg in the Civil War
After Arkansas seceded from the Union in May 1861, Confederate officers began to recruit in the Wittsburg area. Companies B, D, F and K of the 5th Arkansas Infantry Regiment were organized at Wittsburg June 12-14, 1861. David Cross, for whom Cross . . . — Map (db m116179) HM
Arkansas (Dallas County), Tulip — 48 — Arkansas Military Institute / Tulip in the Civil War
Arkansas Military Institute The state legislature chartered the Arkansas Military Institute in 1850, and the school was built on Chapel Ridge in Tulip. Cadets had to be over 14 and at least 4 feet 9 inches tall. Classes included Latin, . . . — Map (db m121218) HM
Arkansas (Faulkner County), Conway — 82 — Cadron in the Civil War
Confederate forces used Cadron as a base in the war’s early years, and Union troops were here after taking Little Rock in September 1863. The site was valuable for the saw and grist mills nearby, the telegraph line that ran to Little Rock, and the . . . — Map (db m96452) HM
Arkansas (Faulkner County), Conway — 78 — Faulkner County in the Civil War
Front Faulkner County had divided loyalties during the Civil War. Soon after the war started, Col. A.R. Witt helped organize several companies for the 10th Arkansas Infantry (C.S.). After fighting at Shiloh, the 10th was captured at Port . . . — Map (db m119987) HM
Arkansas (Howard County), Center Point — 126 — Howard County in the Civil War
At least four Confederate companies were recruited in what is now Howard County, including three serving in the 19th Arkansas Infantry, which trained near Center Point. The 19th Arkansas was part of the garrison at Arkansas Post when it was . . . — Map (db m121146) HM
Arkansas (Jackson County), Jacksonport — Jacksonport in the Civil War
Jacksonport was one of the main mustering points for the Confederate army in Arkansas. Throughout the war both armies contended for possession of this strategic port located at the center of the White and Black river trade. The Confederate attack on . . . — Map (db m116206) HM
Arkansas (Johnson County), Clarksville — 103 — Clarksville in the Civil War / Depredations
Side 1 Clarksville in the Civil War Clarksville was a key point in the defense of the Arkansas River Valley during the Civil War. Confederate troops occupied the town several times before Union forces took Little Rock . . . — Map (db m96447) HM
Arkansas (Lee County), Moro — 44 — Moro in the Civil War / Prelude to Helena
Moro in the Civil War The town of Moro was established in 1850 and about 700 people lived here and nearby when the Civil War began in 1861. Union troops from the 1st Indiana, 1st Missouri, 9th Illinois, 5th Kansas, 2nd Wisconsin, and 3rd . . . — Map (db m116247) HM
Arkansas (Lonoke County), Lonoke — 16 — Hicks' Station in the Civil War
Hicks' Station, located on the Memphis & Little Rock Railroad between DeValls Bluff and Huntersville (N Little Rock), guarded the eastern approaches to the capital city. During the Little Rock Campaign, Confederate cavalry used it as a staging area . . . — Map (db m72142) HM WM
Arkansas (Phillips County), Helena — Civil War Comes to Arkansas
In the first months of 1861 many Phillips County men joined militia companies supporting the Confederate cause. In February 1861, they marched on Little Rock to take the Federal arsenal. Most joined the Confederate army that spring. A Divided . . . — Map (db m51979) HM
Arkansas (Phillips County), Helena — The Civil War Brings Hardship
The Civil War affected everyone, and St. Catherine Convent and Academy was no exception. The Union army appropriated convent property. Dead and dying men covered the grounds after the Battle of Helena. The school lost most of its students. When . . . — Map (db m108054) HM
Arkansas (Pope County), Pottsville — 121 — Potts Family in the Civil War
Kirkbride Potts built Potts Inn in the 1850s and it served as a Butterfield Stage Route stop. When war began in 1861, Potts joined the Pope County Home Guard. Four sons were in the Confederate army. Thomas, Joseph and Richard Potts enlisted in the . . . — Map (db m119958) HM
Arkansas (Pope County), Russellville — 101 — Pope County in the Civil War / Pope County Militia War
Pope County in the Civil War Pope County soldiers served in at least 10 companies that were raised for Confederate service during the Civil War, fighting in battles east of the Mississippi River and in Arkansas. Two companies were . . . — Map (db m119957) HM
Arkansas (Prairie County), DeValls Bluff — 2 — DeValls Bluff in the Civil War
DeValls Bluff was strategically important to both the Union and Confederate armies as a major White River port and as head of the Memphis and Little Rock Railroad. It became a key Union supply depot after its fall 1863 occupation, as well as a haven . . . — Map (db m96455) HM
Arkansas (Pulaski County), Little Rock — Arkansas in the Civil War
  Arkansas seceded from the Union on May 6, 1861. Over the next four years more than 60,000 Arkansans fought in the Confederate service while 15,000 others fought for the Union cause. More than 770 military actions occurred in Arkansas during . . . — Map (db m117086) HM
Arkansas (Saline County), Benton — 87 — Saline County in the Civil War
Saline County held 6,640 people in 1860, including 749 slaves. Jabez M. Smith, the county’s secession convention delegate, voted to leave the Union. The Saline Guards formed in 1861 and became Co. E, 1st Arkansas Infantry (C.S.). Their captain, . . . — Map (db m96592) HM
Arkansas (Sevier County), Belleville — 136 — Sevier County in the Civil War
While no fighting took place in Sevier Co. during the Civil War, local men served in Confederate units. Men gathered at Belleville Church as part of Pettus’ Battalion of State Troops, marching to Arkadelphia under Gov. Harris Flanagin’s General . . . — Map (db m121145) HM
Arkansas (St. Francis County), Madison — 88 — Madison in the Civil War
U.S. troops from Helena came through Madison many times during the Civil War. A 5th Kansas Cavalry patrol fought here twice during a March 5-12, 1863, expedition. Iowa and Indiana troops passed through in April 1863, and detachments of men from the . . . — Map (db m119982) HM
Arkansas (White County), Searcy — 39 — Searcy Landing in the Civil War / Guerrilla War on the Little Red
Searcy Landing in the Civil War Searcy Landing was a steamboat stop with cotton warehouses before the war. On May 9, 1862, Col. P.J. Osterhaus's 3rd Division of the Union Army of the Southwest built a bridge across the Little Red River, . . . — Map (db m116325) HM
California (El Dorado County), Georgetown — Civil War Armory
Built in 1862 for the Georgetown Home Guard — Map (db m54931) HM
California (El Dorado County), Georgetown — Miners Club
Built 1862 Operated as morgue during Civil War — Map (db m55077) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Culver City — 11 — Civil War Union Camp Latham(1861-1862)
The First California Infantry, under Col. James H. Carleton, and First California Calvary, under Lt. Col. Benjamin F. Davis, marched from the port of San Pedro, 18 miles, a day's journey, to lay out Camp Latham. Named for U.S. Sen. Milton S. Latham, . . . — Map (db m49960) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Long Beach — G.A.R. Civil War Monument
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California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — Civil War Memorial Plaque
In grateful memory of the brave men from California who served gallantly in War, 1861 - 1865. This memorial plaque is dedicated one hundred years later in tribute to their sacrifices. — Map (db m113193) WM
California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — Civil War Symbol Yields To Time
A STUMP IS ALL THAT REMAINS of a Silver Maple transplanted from the Battlefield of Chattanooga. In 1897 the sapling was planted here as part of a Memorial Grove dedicated to Union soldiers who fought in the Civil War. The first war memorial to . . . — Map (db m14984) HM
California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — The Civil War Memorial Grove
THIS GROVE OF TREES as saplings, transplanted from southern battlefields was dedicated to the memory of UNION VETERANS of the CIVIL WAR and presented to the State of California — Map (db m14827) HM
California (Santa Clara County), San Jose — New Almaden’s Civil War Crisis
In March 1863 the Supreme Court adjudged that the original Castillero claim to the New Almaden Mine was fraudulent and invalid. President Abraham Lincoln, acting on this judgment, sent a writ to U.S. Marshall C.W. Rand in San Francisco. “I, . . . — Map (db m12916) HM
California (Solano County), Vallejo — Civil War - Unknown Dead Monument
Erected to the Memory of the Unknown Dead 1861 - 1865 G.A.R. — Map (db m113190) WM
Colorado (Denver County), Denver — Civil War ArtilleryG.A.R. Memorial
(This memorial is made up to three plaques, each found at the base of a different piece of artillery.) Civil War Artillery 13-inch Seacoast Mortar Donated in 1897 by the Grand Army of the Republic Civil War Artillery 11-inch . . . — Map (db m61985) WM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Darien — Darien Civil War and World War I Memorial
(left plaque) Civil War (1861 – 1865) Carl Acherman • James H. Bates • Lewis H. Benedict • Joseph Bushy • Nathan R. Byxbee • Charles H. Clock • Horace Curtis • Phillip Fortune • Michael Harmo • Frederick Henderson • William H. Howe • . . . — Map (db m80179) WM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Stratford — Stratford Civil War Memorial
[ West Face ] 1776 Dedicated To The Memory Of Those Who Fought For Liberty And Saved The Union ------- “Yet Loved Ones Have Fallen And still where they sleep A sorrowing nation shall Silently weep, and . . . — Map (db m25782) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Berlin — First Civil War Monument
[ north side ] Erected to Commemorate the Death Of Those Who Perished in Suppressing The Southern Rebellion How sleep the brave who sink to rest. By all their country's wishes blest. 1863 Soldiers [ west side ] . . . — Map (db m46037) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bloomfield — Bloomfield Civil War Memorial
The Town of Bloomfield dedicates this memorial to the 129 men who signed to serve in the Union Army during the Civil War 1861 – 1865 A grateful town thanks them Dedicated Memorial Day May 28, 2012 — Map (db m97274) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Bristol Civil War Memorial
[ east side ] Members of Bristol Co. K. 16. Reg. C.V. Capt. Newton S. Manross. Killed at Antietam, Sept. 17, 1862. Ae. 37 Henry Aldrich. Killed at Antietam, Sept. 17, 1862. Ae. 11 Frank E. Wilcox. Died in Hospital, Nov. 9, 1862. Ae. . . . — Map (db m33231) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Bristol — Civil WarPreserve the Memory
Bristol’s original Civil War monument was dedicated on January 20, 1866, and stands in the West Cemetery. The ravages of time are slowly destroying the soldier’s names that appear on its weathered brownstone. To insure they are not forgotten, this . . . — Map (db m44356) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Burlington — Burlington Civil War – WW I Memorial
[ west side ] Civil War The Town Of Burlington Has Not Forgotten Her Beloved Brothers Who Offered Their Lives To Preserve The Union 1861 - 1865 Solomon A. Adkins • * Elijah W. Bacon • * Erastus S. Bacon • Samuel M. Bailey • Elias . . . — Map (db m33229) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), East Hartford — East Hartford Civil War Monument
( north side ) Alvin Flint, Co. B. 21. Reg. C.V. Died Jan. 10, 1863. Aged 53. Alvin Flint, Jr. Co. D. 11. Reg. C.V. Killed at Antietam, Sept. 17, 1862. Aged 17. George B. Flint, Co. B. 21. Reg. C.V. Died at Falmouth, Va. Jan. 14, 1863. . . . — Map (db m74953) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Granby — Granby Civil War Monument
(South side) (Upper) Col. Richard E. Holcomb June 14, 1863 Surg. W. Horatio Goddard Aug. 18, 1963 8, Regt. Conn. Vols. Inf. Henry Saunders May 17, 1862 Lafayette Tillotson Sept. 17, 1862 10, Regt. Conn. Vols. Inf. Cyrus . . . — Map (db m56064) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Civil War Memorial

In memory of the Trinity men who fought for the principles in which they believed with the Union and Confederate forces in the Civil War and of those who gave "the last full measure of devotion" . . . — Map (db m125008) HM

Connecticut (Hartford County), Plainville — Plainville Civil War Memorial
In Memory Of The Defenders Of The Flag 1861 - 1865 — Map (db m32902) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Simsbury — Simsbury Civil War Memorial
Erected to the memory and honor of those citizens of Simsbury who by sacrifice abd service during the Civil War helped to maintain the integrity of the Union     1861 – 1865 Given by Lemuel Stoughton Ellsworth and his wife Ann Jane Toy . . . — Map (db m87952) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Unionville — Unionville Civil War Memorial
Unionville Honors The Earth That Wraps Her Heroes Clay 1861 – 1865 — Map (db m33171) HM
Connecticut (Litchfield County), Bethlehem — Bethlehem Civil War and World War I Memorial
A Tribute to the Valor Of The Men of Bethlehem Who Fought For Freedom and Humanity Civil War 1861 – 1865 Frederick Adkins • Joseph Boyce • Gideon D. Crane • William B. Crane • Francis Dugan • John Ferry • George W. . . . — Map (db m26491) HM
Connecticut (Litchfield County), Goshen — Goshen Civil War Monument
Dedicated To Our Comrades Of Goshen Who Established And Maintained Freedom For Our Country Civil War 1861 - 1865 Abbott, Newton T. • Adams, Charles G. • Adams, Lyman A. • Adams, William L. • Albin, Charles H. • Albin, William E. • Allyn, . . . — Map (db m30234) HM
Connecticut (Litchfield County), New Milford — New Milford Civil War Memorial
This tablet is dedicated In Commemoration Of The Men of New Milford who served their country in the Civil War 1861 – 1865 Charles F. Anderson • James Atkins • Andrew E. Bailey • Joseph A. Bailey • David A. Baldwin • Francis E. . . . — Map (db m21003) HM
Connecticut (Litchfield County), Terryville — Dorence Atwater, Plymouth's Civil War Hero
Dorence Atwater, Plymouth's Civil War Hero Dorence Atwater grew up in the Terryville section of Plymouth. He enlisted in the union Army in 1861 and was captured by Confederate forces in 1863. In February 1864, he was moved to the infamous . . . — Map (db m28053) HM
Connecticut (Litchfield County), Watertown — Civil War Monument
(Front):In commemoration of the patriotism and valor of the men of Watertown who, in the hour of peril, offered their lives that the republic might live, thus winning the gratitude of their fellow-citizens, the admiration of succeeding . . . — Map (db m18865) HM
Connecticut (Middlesex County), Middletown — Middletown and the Civil War
By the end of the Civil War, one of every nine Middletown men wearing the Union uniform was dead. They included young David Lincoln, who gave his life in the Battle of Fredericksburg on December 13, 1862. More than 900 soldiers and sailors . . . — Map (db m98603) HM
Connecticut (Middlesex County), Portland — Portland Civil War Memorial
Erected May30, 1872 By the Town of Portland. To the Memory of Her Brave Sons Who GAVE Their Lives in Defence of The Union During the War of The Rebellion 1861 – 65. Samuel N. Gaston, Co. D. 20. C.V. Died June 21, 1863. . . . — Map (db m140232) WM
Connecticut (Middlesex County), Westbrook — Westbrook’s Civil War Soldiers
Westbrook’s Civil War Soldiers Fought for the Union All, But One 1861 – 1865 Honored here through the efforts of the Westbrook Historical Society Funded by the Westbrook Foundation Boone, Christopher W. · Burdick, Leroy S. · Bushnell, . . . — Map (db m100212) WM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Cheshire — Cheshire Civil War Monument
[South face] Lincoln [North face] Foote [ Admiral Andrew Hull Foote ] [East plaque] Erected to The Memory of Those Who Enlisted From The Town of Cheshire in The Civil War 1861 – 1865 Capt. Timothy Guilford Lieut. . . . — Map (db m22380) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Derby — Derby and Huntington Civil War Memorial
[ West Face ] In Memory of The Men of Derby and Huntington Who Fell In the Service of Their Country In The War of the Rebellion 1861 – 1865 As Defenders of Liberty And Nationality Gettysburg [ South . . . — Map (db m25384) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Wallingford — Fallen Men Of The Civil WarFrom Wallingford
Fallen Men Of The Civil War From Wallingford Col. Arthur H. Dutton   C. O. 21st C.V. Inf. Sgt. Oliver S. Munson   Co. K 15th C.V. Inf. Cpl. George N. Bailey   Co. A 15th C.V. Inf. Cpl. John H. Boughton   Co. K 2nd C.V. Heavy Artillery . . . — Map (db m27686) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Bozrah — Bozrah Civil War Monument
This memorial will forever honor the men and women who bravely served during the Civil War era The actions of those who answered the call to duty will be remembered for their sacrifice in defense of freedom and liberty Jared A. Abell · . . . — Map (db m101737) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Griswold — Griswold Civil War Monument
To The Loyal Sons Of Griswold And Vicinity ( back ) Erected 1913 — Map (db m140816) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Groton — Civil War Memorial
Erected by Robert A. Gray and dedicated to the memory of his brave comrades who offered their lives for their country in the War of 1861 – 1865 — Map (db m20044) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — Civil War
Ironically, the Third System forts, built to protect the U.S. coastline from foreign aggression, were never fired on by another country, but some were attacked by American rebel forces. The Civil War started in April of 1861 when Confederate cannon . . . — Map (db m48313) HM
Connecticut (New London County), New London — Post Civil War to 1910
After the Civil War fewer troops were stationed at Fort Trumbull, but at least one artillery company continued to serve here each year into the early twentieth century. It became evident during the Civil War that advances in weapons had caused the . . . — Map (db m48356) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Stonington — Mystic Civil War Memorial
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Connecticut (Tolland County), Union — Union Civil War Memorial
Dedicated In Grateful Memory, To The Mothers Who Gave Their Sons, To The Soldiers Who Gave Their Lives And To Those Who Daring To Die, Survived The War Of The Rebellion 1861 – 1865 ( right plaque ) Roster of Men From . . . — Map (db m113801) WM
Connecticut (Windham County), Brooklyn — Brooklyn Civil War Monument
Erected to the memory of all the brave men of Brooklyn who fought on land or sea for the preservation of the Union — Map (db m123946) WM
Connecticut (Windham County), Killingly — Killingly Civil War Monument
Erected A.D. 1878, by the Women’s Monument Association and Town of Killingly, in Honor of the Soldiers and Sailors who served in the War of 1861 for the Preservation of the Union. — Map (db m102070) WM
Connecticut (Windham County), Putnam — Putnam Civil War Statue
To the memory of the Soldiers and Sailors of Putnam and vicinity who fought for the preservation of the Union 1861 — 1865 — Map (db m123813) WM
District of Columbia (Washington), Anacostia — Fort StantonCivil War Defenses of Washington — 1861 – 1865 —
Earthworks of Fort Stanton are visible in the wooded area 200 yards in front of you. Diagram: Fort Stanton from U.S. Army Corps of Engineers drawing. Fort Stanton was named for Secretary of War Edwin M. Stanton, was the first fort . . . — Map (db m46623) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Dupont Circle — After the Civil WarDupont Circle — Diverse Visions | One Neighborhood —
Fire Fact, November 28, 1911 DC's first motorized fire engine was placed in service at Engine Company 24. Its engine house was the first to be built without a stable and manure pit. Caption: Fire Department information and images . . . — Map (db m112658) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Federal Triangle — .1 — Market Space: Yesterday’s Town SquareCivil War to Civil Rights — Downtown Heritage Trail —
Hay for the horses, produce for the table, live chickens for the pot, and a hat for your head.” All this and more could be had right here during the Civil War. The triangular area just ahead to your left was called Major . . . — Map (db m27529) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Judiciary Square — e.3 — Senator Daniel WebsterCivil War to Civil Rights — Downtown Heritage Trail —
“Liberty and Union, now and forever, one and inseparable,” Senator Daniel Webster, January 1830 Senator Daniel Webster, eloquent advocate for the preservation of the Union and a political giant . . . — Map (db m29708) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Mount Pleasant — 4 — A Village Comes to Life: Mount Pleasant after the Civil War
As dust from the Civil War settled, the nation's capital entered a new phase of growth. The expanding government needed more workers, who in turn needed more housing. An entrepreneur named Samuel Brown bought a large tract of land outside . . . — Map (db m130884) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Penn Quarter — .2 — Ceremony at the CrossroadsCivil War to Civil Rights — Downtown Heritage Trail —
“Imagine a great avenue [with] solid ranks of soldiers, just marching steady all day long, for two days. ...” Walt Whitman. It took two days for the grand parade of 200,000 victorious Union . . . — Map (db m14875) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Penn Quarter — Missing Soldiers
Missing Soldiers. Office, 3rd Floor, Room 9 Miss Clara Barton Clara Barton is famous for her fierce determination and courage to save lives on the Civil War battlefields, and later for founding the American Red Cross. 1861-1865: . . . — Map (db m36172) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Penn Quarter — .8 — Pennsylvania AvenueCivil War to Civil Rights — Downtown Heritage Trail —
“Main Street” for the city and the nation. Just a few steps ahead is Pennsylvania Avenue the inaugural parade route for every president since Thomas Jefferson and “Main Street” for local Washington since the . . . — Map (db m29651) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Pleasant Hill — The Civil War Defenses of WashingtonRifle Trench & Two Gun Battery
The ridge that extends along the edge of the parking lot to the right where you are standing is the remains of a rifle trench built during the Civil War. This ridge, part of the Defenses of Washington, connected Ft. Totten to the north and Ft. . . . — Map (db m115355) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Riggs Park — Civil War Defenses of WashingtonFort Totten — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
In 1860, the Union capital, Washington, D.C., was a sleepy city of approximately 62,000 residents. The city sat almost completely unprotected, with Fort Washington, the lone fortification, being 12 miles south. Virginia, a Confederate state, lay on . . . — Map (db m115357) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Southwest — Civil War at the Southwest Waterfront
Private river commerce along the waterfront was disrupted during the Civil War when Washington became the headquarters and supply center of the Union Army. Wharves were appropriated for military purposes, and Water Street was opened and paved for . . . — Map (db m109367) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), St. Elizabeths — St. Elizabeths Hospital Civil War Cemetery
Founded during the Civil War for wounded soldiers that died on the St. Elizabeths Campus during and after the Civil War. This small cemetery houses the remains of some 300 Civil War dead, both Confederate and Union, Black and White. When the foliage . . . — Map (db m131712) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Tenleytown — The Civil War Defenses of WashingtonFort Reno
The site of this fort was selected in August, 1861. First called Fort Pennsylvania, the fort was located at an elevation of 430 feet, commanding three important roads which entered the city from the northwest in the vicinity of what is now Wisconsin . . . — Map (db m20630) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), U Street Corridor — African American Civil War Memorial"Spirit of Freedom" — Civil War to Civil Rights and Beyond —
This memorial is dedicated to those who served in the African American units of the Union Army in the Civil War. The 209,145 names inscribed on these walls commemorate those fighters of freedom. [Names of the officers and enlisted men who . . . — Map (db m41748) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), U Street Corridor — 4 — Civil War Camp to Victorian NeighborhoodCity within a City — Greater U Street Heritage Trail —
The Shaw neighborhood and the Greater U Street Historic District are rich in African American and Civil War history. They are the ideal place for the African American Civil War Memorial now located on this Metro plaza. The neighborhood was named . . . — Map (db m130790) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), West End — During the years following the Civil WarDupont Circle — Diverse Visions | One Neighborhood —
Fire Fact, June 25, 1925 The era of horse-drawn fire apparatus ends with a ceremonial "final run" with Barney, Gene and Tom pulling a 1905 Steam Pumper belonging to Engine Company 19. Fire Department information and images courtesy of . . . — Map (db m112631) HM
Florida (Gadsden County), Quincy — Gadsden County Civil War Monument
South Side Sacred to the memory of the Confederate Soldiers from Gadsden Co. Florida who died in the defense of their country. — "On fame's eternal camping ground their silent tents are spread and . . . — Map (db m79722) WM
Florida (Hernando County), Bayport — F-915 — Bayport in the Civil War/The Battle of Bayport
(side 1) Bayport in the Civil War Bayport was a shallow-water gulf port town in the 1850s. The town was designated the Hernando County Seat and a port of delivery by Congress in 1854. Before the Civil War, the port shipped lumber cut . . . — Map (db m110440) HM
Florida (Hernando County), Bayport — F-789 — Bayport's Early Historic Period/Post Civil War Era
Bayport's Early Historic Period During the First Spanish Period (1565-1763) Florida served as a military defense port. In 1763, under British control, agricultural commerce became important. Control of Florida returned to Spain in 1783. In . . . — Map (db m93297) HM
Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — Leon County Civil War Monument
To Rescue from oblivion and perpetuate in the memory of succeeding generations the heroic patriotism of the men of Leon County who perished in the Civil War of 1861 - 1865 This monument is raised by their country women Western Battles Shiloh, . . . — Map (db m73047) HM
Florida (Okaloosa County), Fort Walton Beach — F-569 — Indianola Inn, An Indian Midden Mound, and Civil War Cannons
Side 1 The Indianola Inn, the second hotel in this area, was built on this midden mound in 1912 – the only structure ever permitted to do so. The inn burned in 1962, but the steps, foundation parts, and well head have been . . . — Map (db m99232) HM
Florida (Putnam County), Palatka — The Civil War and the Ravines1861-1865
During the Civil War (1861-1865), Florida was a Confederate state. Union forces controlled the St. Johns River, threatening Palatka. The hills above the ravines were an ideal location for a militia camp. Soldiers there had fresh water in Whitewater . . . — Map (db m130075) HM
Florida (Santa Rosa County), Bagdad — Civil War and Reconstruction in Northwest Florida
The first years of the Civil War brought prosperity to Bagdad, but a blockade of Pensacola Bay deprived the mill access to former markets. On March 11, 1862, Confederates, burned Bagdad’s industries, shops, and the major buildings in the Pensacola . . . — Map (db m99851) HM
Florida (Seminole County), Sanford — Civil War1861-1865
In 1861, following years of increasing hostility over the issues of slavery and states' rights, slave holding states separated from the United States and formed the Confederate States of America. The Civil War (War Between the States) began April . . . — Map (db m57548) HM
Florida (St. Johns County), St. Augustine — A National Cemetery System
Civil War Dead An estimated 700,000 Union and Confederate soldiers died in the Civil War between April 1861 and April 1865. As the death toll rose, the U.S. government struggled with the urgent but unplanned need to bury fallen Union . . . — Map (db m127668) HM
Georgia (Bibb County), Macon — Civil War Era Maconites of African AncestryLocation of Ellen Smith Craft's Dwelling behind Home of Dr. Robert & Eliza Smith Collins
In 1860 the population of Bibb County was 16,289. The 6,790 slaves and free persons of color were the backbone of “King Cotton.” There were at least three slave depots (markets) on Poplar Street. Many slaves and freedman worked as . . . — Map (db m99469) HM
Georgia (Brooks County), Quitman — 14-1 — Civil War Slave Conspiracy
In August 1864, during the American Civil War, four men were executed in Brooks County, Georgia, for conspiring to plot a slave insurrection. The conspirators – led by a local white man, John Vickery, and three slaves named Nelson, George, and . . . — Map (db m40368) HM
Georgia (Cobb County), Kennesaw — Civil War Action Around Latimer’s Farm
Nineteenth-century farmer Ruben Latimer lived a mile southwest of this spot. He, his wife Sarah, their children and eleven slaves worked a modest self-sufficient farm where they raised livestock and grew cotton, corn and other food crops. In June . . . — Map (db m17039) HM
Georgia (Cobb County), Kennesaw — Civil War Action Around Latimer's Farm
Nineteenth-century farmer Ruben Latimer lived a mile southwest of this spot. He, his wife Sarah, their children and eleven slaves worked a modest self-sufficient farm where they raised livestock and grew cotton, corn and other food crops. In June . . . — Map (db m17040) HM
Georgia (Elbert County), Elberton — Elbert County's Dead in the Civil War
[Center]: In characters of living light That tell a wondrous story. Their deeds have brightened many a page With never-dying glory. [Left panel]: Thomas J. Ayres Clement Brewer Thompson H. Dye Elijah Allgood John R. . . . — Map (db m21909) HM
Georgia (Fulton County), Atlanta — Civil War Siege Cannon
The Union Army used this cannon during the American Civil War, which was fought between 1861 and 1865. Called a siege cannon, it was too big and heavy to be used in most battles. Instead, it was used during sieges, which were lengthy assaults . . . — Map (db m88227) HM
Georgia (Jenkins County), Millen — The Civil War's Camp LawtonRediscovering Through Archaeology
According to one source, shortly after the end of the Civil War, Camp Lawton's few permanent structures, including its prisoner stockade, burned. The grounds quickly reverted to their previous use as farmland. Over the years, nature and man erased . . . — Map (db m114322) HM
Georgia (Muscogee County), Columbus — 106-2 — Civil War Women’s Riot
On April 11, 1863, during the American Civil War, sixty-five Columbus women armed with knives and pistols rallied at this site and marched down Broad Street raiding the stores of speculators before police could restore order. During the war many . . . — Map (db m42506) HM
Georgia (Thomas County), Thomasville — 136-5 — Civil War Prison Camp
Confederate authorities, fearing a raid on Andersonville by Sherman’s marching army, chose Thomasville as a safe, temporary prison camp. Five thousand Federal prisoners were brought here on the Atlantic and Gulf Railroad Line via Blackshear in the . . . — Map (db m82842) HM
Georgia (Whitfield County), Varnell — Prater’s Mill and The Civil War1861-1865
January 19, 1861 – Georgia secedes from the Union.

October 1862 – The first Confederate troops arrive in Whitfield County.

1826 – 1864 – Benjamin Franklin Prater sells corn, hay, fodder, bacon, split rails and . . . — Map (db m120413) HM

Illinois (Bond County), Greenville — Bond County Civil War Memorial
[East Face] In Memory of All Who Followed the Flag From 1861 to 1865 Living and Dead. Erected 1903 SHILOH [South Face] This monument is erected by the Grand Army of the Republic Women's Relief Corps, Sons of . . . — Map (db m34161) HM
Illinois (Coles County), Oakland — Civil War Memorial
1861 - 1865 In Grateful remembrance of the Civil War Veterans — Map (db m30880) WM
Illinois (Cook County), Chicago — Union Civil War Soldiers
. . . — Map (db m94332) HM
Illinois (Kane County), Batavia — Civil War Memorial

This monument erected in honor and in commemoration of the loyal patriotic men who enlisted from the Township of Batavia Illinois in the War for the Preservation of the Union 1861-1865.

"On fame's eternal camping ground Their silent tents . . . — Map (db m94260) WM

Illinois (Kane County), Elgin — Memorial Tribute to Elgin Academy's Patriotic Sons Who Served in the Great Civil War, 1861-1865
Among Elginites who served in the Civil War, there were 153 students, teachers, administrators and trustees from Elgin Academy. •Academy student Leverett Kelley was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor for heroic action in combat at Missionary . . . — Map (db m63437) HM WM
Illinois (Kane County), West Dundee — Civil War Memorial

In Memory of Our Departed Heroes

[Roll of Honored Dead] — Map (db m94554) WM

Illinois (Lake County), Long Grove — Pre-Civil War Residencec. 1855
The peak medallion and other Victorian design elements reflect later additions to original two-story center section. Remained a residence until 1963. — Map (db m78453) HM
Illinois (Livingston County), Pontiac — Civil War Memorial - Livingston County Illinois
In Memory of All Soldiers and Sailors of Livingston County — Map (db m29753) HM
Illinois (Livingston County), Pontiac — Livingston County G. A. R. Civil War MemorialOur Missing Heroes
In memory of our missing heroes 1861 - - 1866 — Map (db m32577) HM
Illinois (McDonough County), Macomb — Civil War Soldier Monument at Chandler Park
In memory of the men of McDonough County, who voluntarily offered and freely gave their lives, "That government of the people, by the people, and for the people shall not perish from the Earth." Fort Donelson, Shiloh, . . . — Map (db m85092) WM
Illinois (McHenry County), Woodstock — McHenry County Civil War Monument
Erected to the Soldiers 1861-1865 — Map (db m107142) WM
Illinois (Morgan County), Jacksonville — The Civil War Governor
Richard Yates moved from Kentucky to Jacksonville in 1831. Four years later he became the first graduate of Illinois College. Abraham Lincoln and Yates admired Henry Clay and actively supported the Whig Party. Both strongly opposed . . . — Map (db m57633) HM
Illinois (Pike County), Summerhill — Civil War Monument
Dedicated to the members of Maj. Sam. Hays Post 477 G.A.R. Dept. of Ill. And other comrades who fought to keep our country undivided and our flag maintained unsullied 1861-1865 — Map (db m78652) WM
Illinois (Tazewell County), Washington — Civil War Memorial
In memory of our Soldiers 1861-1865. — Map (db m89831) WM
Illinois (Will County), Plainfield — Civil War Memorial
[Honor Roll of Veterans by company and unit, largely illegible] —————————— This memorial had been dedicated to those of the Plainfield area who gave their all for their country in . . . — Map (db m94077) HM
Indiana (Blackford County), Hartford City — Blackford County Civil War Honor Roll
(( Front (“A - C”) - - Side )) In Honor of All Civil War Veterans of Blackford County ( Row One ) Henry B. Adams • Watson Adams • William W. Adams • David V. Addison • Philip H. Albright • Elijah H. Alexander • . . . — Map (db m54347) WM
Indiana (Carroll County), Delphi — Civil War Memorial - Carroll County IndianaIn Memory of Her Soldiers and Sailors
(Bronze Plaque - East Side): Erected by Carroll County Indiana In Memory of her Soldiers and Sailors ( Battles Listed on Upper Shaft ): South Side -- Shiloh / Stone River East Side -- Antietam / Gettysburg North Side -- . . . — Map (db m20798) WM
Indiana (Clark County), Jeffersonville — 10.1962.1 — Civil War Hospital
Site of Jefferson General Hospital, the third largest hospital in the United States during the Civil War. Under Dr. Middleton Goldsmith's command it served over 16, 000 patients. — Map (db m46647) HM
Indiana (Clark County), Jeffersonville — Civil War Memorial
( Top Section ) Civil War Cemetery On this site, 1861 - 1865, are buried several hundred Union and Confederate Soldiers. Killed in the Western Campaign. Lack of interest from distant families allowed deterioration of the wood grave . . . — Map (db m46670) WM
Indiana (Clay County), Brazil — Civil War Cannons Rededicated - RestorationBrazil - Clay County, Indiana
These Civil War Cannons were Rededicated after Restoration by the American Legion Post #2 Brazil, Indiana on May 30th, 1998 by Commander Thomas W. Owen — Map (db m18910) HM
Indiana (Daviess County), Washington — Civil War Memorial - Daviess County Indiana
( Front - Center Panel ) This memorial is the tribute of the people of Daviess County to the memory of her Brave Soldiers who endured the hardships and fought the battles of 1861 to 1865 that the Union might be preserved ( Front . . . — Map (db m23352) WM
Indiana (Dearborn County), West Harrison — When the Civil War Came to Indiana — John Hunt Morgan Heritage Trail —
By July 1863, the American Civil War had entered its third brutal summer. In the East, Confederate forces commanded by Robert E. Lee successfully turned back repeated Union attempts to capture the Southern capital at Richmond. General Lee even . . . — Map (db m66872) HM
Indiana (Decatur County), Greensburg — 16.2001.1 — Civil War General John T. Wilder
Side one Wilder (1830-1917), resident of Greensburg circa 1858-1869, built this home 1865-1866. He was millwright and inventor; provided major employment in the area. Enlisted in Civil War; appointed lieutenant colonel of Seventeenth . . . — Map (db m44744) HM
Indiana (Decatur County), Greensburg — Decatur County Civil War Memorial
( Front Plaque ) In Honor of the Civil War Soldiers of Decatur County. “This monument cannot disclose. Nor can the skill of mortal make a record of the countless woes they suffered for their Country’s sake.” . . . — Map (db m44943) WM
Indiana (Dubois County), Jasper — Dubois County Civil War Memorial
( Battle Names - Around Top of Memorial ) Antietam • Chickamauga • Gettysburg • Vicksburg ( Front Panel ) Yield not to grief the tribute of a tear, But ‘neath the fore-front of a specious sky, Smile all exultant, as they . . . — Map (db m47458) WM
Indiana (Elkhart County), Elkhart — Elkhart Civil War Monument
(Front (West) Panel) Erected A.D. 1909, by the Ex-Soldiers and Sailors Association Elkhart Indiana To the memory of our departed heroes of the Union Army. Their services to a grateful country were gallant and self sacrificing. May . . . — Map (db m76220) WM
Indiana (Elkhart County), Elkhart — Silas Baldwin Civil War Memorial
(Top Front Panel) Lieut. Frank Baldwin Killed in battle at Stone River December 31st, 1862. Aged 18 yrs. (Bottom Front Panel) Erected by Silas Baldwin in honor of the heroes who fought and the martyrs who fell in the . . . — Map (db m76256) WM
Indiana (Gibson County), Princeton — Civil War Honor Roll Memorial — 58th Regiment Indiana Volunteer Infantry —
( 1864 Monument ) Erected by the Survivors of the 58th Reg. Ind. Vol. To the memory of their deceased comrades in arms 1864 Honor the Flag ( 1914 Bronze Plaque ) This monument was erected by the 58th . . . — Map (db m48100) HM
Indiana (Gibson County), Princeton — Gibson County Civil War Memorial
(( Upper Section )) (Front) - - Resacca • Gettysburg • Chickamauga • March to the Sea (Left) - - Shiloh • Perryville • Vicksburg • Nashville (Right) - - Antietam • Franklin • Kennesaw Mt. • Fredricksburg (Back) - - Bentonville • . . . — Map (db m48172) WM
Indiana (Harrison County), Corydon — Bell Predates the Civil War
In loving memory David J. Dukes, M.D. July 16, 1927 — June 15, 1991 Remembered for his love of music, church, sailing, family, and his fellow man. The bell predates the Civil War and may have been in the First Methodist Church around . . . — Map (db m9686) HM
Indiana (Harrison County), Maukport — The Civil War Comes to Indiana — John Hunt Morgan Heritage Trail —
By July 1863, the American Civil War had entered its third brutal summer. In the East, Confederate forces commanded by Robert E. Lee successfully turned back repeated Union attempts to capture the Southern capital at Richmond. General Lee even . . . — Map (db m126219) HM
Indiana (Henry County), New Castle — Civil War Memorial - Henry County Indiana
. . . — Map (db m31458) WM
Indiana (Huntington County), Huntington — Civil War Memorial - - Monument City Cemetery
(Front or East Side): Ripley Wyckoff - - Co. A. 13. Indy. Cavalry - - Died Feb. 13, 1865 Enoch Morgan - - Co. G. 34. Regt. Ind. Vols. - - Died May 22, 1862 Theodore Ellis - - Co. E. 47. Regt. Ind. Vols. - - Died Aug. 22, 1863 Daniel . . . — Map (db m10343) HM
Indiana (Huntington County), Huntington — Huntington County Civil War Memorial
1861-1865 Give honor to the more than 1800 men of this county who wore the blue. Remember 208 of her sons who gave their lives to preserve the Union. Erected by the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, Champion Hill, Camp17 & . . . — Map (db m128433) WM
Indiana (Jefferson County), Madison — Jefferson County ( Indiana ) Civil War Memorial
. . . — Map (db m22060) HM
Indiana (Johnson County), Franklin — Johnson County Civil War Memorial
To Commemorate the Valor of the Soldiers of Johnson Co. In defense of the Union 1861 ———— 1865 — ∮— ( Relief ) — ∮— This fountain is erected by John T. . . . — Map (db m55608) HM
Indiana (Knox County), Vincennes — Knox County (Indiana) Civil War Memorial
"In Grateful remembrance of the services and sacrifices of our soldiers in the war of The Union, we, the people of Knox County have erected this monument." — Map (db m23378) HM
Indiana (Kosciusko County), Warsaw — Kosciusko County Civil War Memorial
These guns were donated by the government to Posts 114 & 442 G.A.R. and by them presented to Kosciusko County, to be dedicated as a monument to the Union soldiers of 1861-65. Dedicated Oct. 1897 These guns during the War of the Rebellion, . . . — Map (db m16282) HM
Indiana (LaGrange County), LaGrange — LaGrange County Civil War Memorial
LaGrange Co. To its Defenders of the Flag. — Map (db m53947) HM
Indiana (LaPorte County), LaPorte — 46.1962.1 — Civil War Camps
Two Civil War training camps: Colfax and Jackson, were located near La Porte. The 9th and 29th Indiana Volunteer Infantry regiments were organized and trained here. — Map (db m43375) HM
Indiana (LaPorte County), Michigan City — Michigan City Civil War Memorial
(South Face) One Country One Flag Sponsored by the Woman's Releif Corps Geo. V. Rawson Post 46 Dept. Ind. G.A.R. (East, North, and West Faces) (List of Names)Map (db m77435) WM
Indiana (LaPorte County), Michigan City — Michigan City Civil War Memorial
Presented by The Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War - 1861-1865 In memory of our Fathers and The Grand Army of the Republic June 12, 1939 — Map (db m72910) WM
Indiana (LaPorte County), Michigan City — Michigan City Civil War Monument
. . . — Map (db m75678) WM
Indiana (Marion County), Indianapolis — 49.1964.1 — Civil War Arsenal 1861 - 1864
Governor Oliver P. Morton established a state arsenal to supply Indiana's troops with ammunition. First located adjacent to the State Capitol, the arsenal was later moved to the present site of Arsenal Technical High School. — Map (db m55548) HM
Indiana (Marion County), Indianapolis — Civil War Training CampFirst State Fairgrounds to Camp Sullivan
Military Park began its existence in the 1820s as a “Military Reservation” where the state militia occasionally trained. In 1852 the first Indiana State Fair was held on the grounds, and other state fairs occurred there over the next . . . — Map (db m95385) HM
Indiana (Monroe County), Bloomington — Civil War Memorial
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. — Map (db m48388) HM
Indiana (Monroe County), Bloomington — Civil War Memorial Cannon
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. — Map (db m48594) HM
Indiana (Montgomery County), Crawfordsville — Wabash College Students who Served in the Civil War
~∮ ~∮ ~ ~ Roll of Honor ~ ~∮ ~∮ ( Row One ) ~ ~ ~ Major Generals ~ ~ ~ Lewis Wallace ▫ Edward R. S. Canby ▫ Joseph J. Reynolds ~ ~ ~ Brigadier Generals ~ ~ ~ John C. Black . . . — Map (db m57968) WM
Indiana (Newton County), Kentland — Civil War MemorialKentland Newton County Indiana
In memory of the Soldiers of The Civil War 1861 - 1865 — Map (db m21515) HM
Indiana (Noble County), Kendallville — Civil War Memorial Cannon
This cannon refurbished and maintained by VFW 2749 and American Legion 86 to preserve the memories of our veterans’ sacrifices in all wars Dedicated November 11, 1992 — Map (db m63845) WM
Indiana (Orange County), Paoli — Orange County Civil War Memorial
1903 Presented by the Government to Williamson Post No. 364, G. A. R., and by the Post to Orange County, in Memory of Her Soldiers of 1861 - - - 1865 — Map (db m47424) HM
Indiana (Owen County), Spencer — Civil War Cannons - Owen County Indiana"Soldiers War Memorial" in Riverside Cemetery
( Stone Base - Side 1 ) Cannon Used in War for the Unity 1861 - - 1865 Loaned by War Dept. U. S. A. ( Stone Base - Side 2 ) Dedicated to the Union Soldiers of Owen County By: Gettysburg Post No. 93 G. A. R. -and- W. . . . — Map (db m19373) WM
Indiana (Pulaski County), Winamac — U.S. Civil War Honor Roll
U. S. Civil War 1861 - - 1865 From 1861 - 1865, Pulaski County men served the Union in the Civil War. Serving primarily in Co. B, 87th and Co. H, 46th Infantry Regiments of Indiana Volunteers, these soldiers valiantly gave their . . . — Map (db m42691) WM
Indiana (Putnam County), Greencastle — Eli Lilly & The Civil War ( 1861–1865 )
The year 1861 would prove to be a very eventful year for the young Eli Lilly. On January 31, 1861, a marriage license was issued to the 22-year-old Eli Lilly and his local sweetheart, Emily Lemon. Shortly after his marriage, Eli opened the door of . . . — Map (db m56304) HM
Indiana (Putnam County), Greencastle — Putnam County Civil War Honor Roll
( Plaque - “One” ) Civil War Veterans who died during the war W. F. Boyd ▫ J. W. Busby ▫ W. Conklin J. H. McGill ▫ J. Singer ( Plaque - “Two” ) ( Row One ) W. Ball . . . — Map (db m56560) WM
Indiana (Randolph County), Winchester — Civil War Memorial - Randolph County Indiana
Map (db m31506) HM
Indiana (Shelby County), Shelbyville — Civil War Memorial - Shelby County Indiana
( Engraved on Front ): Dumont Post No. 18 1861 - - - 1865 We honor you for your valiant service to our Country, in time of War, and in time of Peace. - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Number of enlistments, 3261. ( . . . — Map (db m32222) WM
Indiana (St. Joseph County), Mishawaka — Mishawaka Civil War Soldiers Monument
(Monument Base) Erected September 1884 Shiloh - Mobile - Chickamauga - Vicksburg (Facing East) Erected by the citizens of Penn Township, St. Joseph County, Indiana, to commemorate the bravery and patriotism of her . . . — Map (db m61851) WM
Indiana (St. Joseph County), New Carlisle — New Carlisle Civil War Memorial
In Memory Of The Unknown Dead Soldiers, Sailors And Marines Of The War of the Rebellion 1861 – 1865 — Map (db m76396) WM
Indiana (St. Joseph County), South Bend — St. Joseph County Civil War Monument
( Front Plaque ) 1861 –––– 1865 In grateful recognition of the patriotism, services, and sacrifices of our soldiers in the war of the Union, we, the people of St. Joseph County, have erected this . . . — Map (db m53896) WM
Indiana (Steuben County), Angola — Steuben County Civil War Honor Rolls
( East Side - Memorial ) ( Stone Etching ) In loving memory of the women of 1861 to 1865 whose courage and heroism at home were a no less worthy sacrifice upon the alter of Liberty. ( Bronze Plaque ) Steuben County’s Roll of . . . — Map (db m54113) WM
Indiana (Sullivan County), Fairbanks — 77.1992.1 — A Civil War Murder — John Drake - Shot —
Numerous violent conflicts erupted in Sullivan County during the Civil War over differing war sentiments. On July 14, 1864, anti-war Democrat John Drake was fatally shot at a community picnic near here. The Union soldier who shot Drake was . . . — Map (db m21763) HM
Indiana (Vanderburgh County), Evansville — Civil War Camp
During the time of the Civil War local home guard mobilized in Sunset Park to protect the city from impending rebel raids and attacks from hostile gunboats operating on the Ohio River. — Map (db m88982) HM
Indiana (Vermillion County), Clinton — Civil War Soldiers Buried at Clinton Indiana
In Memoriam 1861 —— 1865 Clinton’s Tribute to the Soldier Dead buried within these grounds ( Base Section ) Soldiers Monument — Map (db m58603) HM
Indiana (Vigo County), Terre Haute — Civil War Memorial
Lest We Forget — Map (db m58487) HM
Indiana (Vigo County), Terre Haute — Civil War Memorial - Vigo CountyTerre Haute, Indiana — County Courthouse —
( Front (East) Plaque ) In Memory of the Patriotism and Valor of the Soldiers and Sailors of Vigo County in the War of 1861 - - 1865 ( Right (North) Plaque ) “On Fame’s eternal camping ground their silent tents . . . — Map (db m19761) WM
Indiana (Wayne County), East Germantown — 89.1978.1 — East Germantown Civil War Band
Band organized in East Germantown; members enlisted in 1862. Assigned to the Twelfth Regiment of Indiana Volunteers. Fought with General Ulysses S. Grant. Marched with General William T. Sherman from Atlanta to the sea. Erected in memory of D.W. . . . — Map (db m4668) HM
Indiana (Wells County), Bluffton — Wells County 1862 Cannon - Civil War
( Plaque One ) On April 12, 1861, Confederate batteries opened fire on Fort Sumter in South Carolina, resulting in its capitulation the following day. By the time the final action at Palmito Ranch, Texas had concluded, some 1,489 days later . . . — Map (db m54655) HM
Indiana (Whitley County), Columbia City — Whitley County Civil War Memorial
( Front / North Side - Memorial ) ( Right Edge ) __ Brown - Co _ 187 Ind Reg - Watters Brigade • J. Washburn - Co. F 12 Reg. I.V.I. - Co _ 132 Reg. I.V.I. • _ N Hughes - Co. E 30 Reg I.V.I. - Enlisted Sept. 24, 1861 - Discharged . . . — Map (db m13227) WM
Iowa (Calhoun County), Rockwell City — Rockwell City, Iowa Civil War Memorial
Soldiers, Sailors Citizens May the Memory of Their Valor and Patriotism be Perpetuated 1861—1865 — Map (db m135805) WM
Iowa (Cass County), Atlantic — Civil War and Spanish-American War Soldiers Monument

Honor Roll of Cass County Veterans

[Not transcribed] — Map (db m93779) WM

Iowa (Cerro Gordo County), Clear Lake — Civil War Memorial

In memory of Tom Howard Post No. 101 and All Union Soldiers of the Civil War 1861 - 1865 — Map (db m89498) WM

Iowa (Cerro Gordo County), Clear Lake — Clear Lake in the Civil War

The 32nd Iowa Volunteer Infantry Mustered in on October 6, 1862, the 32nd Iowa Volunteer Infantry would see service in the western theater of the Civil War. Organized in Dubuque, Iowa, the infantry unit originally consisted of 930 men who . . . — Map (db m89526) HM

Iowa (Cerro Gordo County), Clear Lake — Clear Lake in the Civil War

G.A.R. Post No. 101 - Clear Lake, Iowa The Tom Howard Post, No. 101, of the Grand Army of the Republic, was organized Oct. 15, 1872 with the name in honor of Lieut. Thomas Howard of the 32nd Iowa. He was a gallant soldier from Clear Lake, . . . — Map (db m89528) HM

Iowa (Cerro Gordo County), Mason City — Civil War Memorial

Pleasant Hill, La. O. A. Wilson, Co. B. 32d Iowa, Died of wounds received at Pleasant Hill, La. 1864.

Samuel Robins, Co. B. 32d Iowa, Killed by a falling building at Eastpoint, Miss. Jan. 22, 1865.

Lieut. W. C. . . . — Map (db m89718) HM WM

Iowa (Davis County), Bloomfield — The Confederate Invasion of Iowa Monument
Site of The Confederate Invasion of Iowa 12th Day of October 1864. This monument marks the northern most point of incursion into Iowa by Confederate Forces. On October 12, 1864, Lieutenant James “Bill” Jackson led . . . — Map (db m36092) HM
Iowa (Keokuk County), Sigourney — Civil War Memorial

In memory and honor of The Union Soldiers of The Civil War 1861 - 1865 — Map (db m90236) WM

Iowa (Madison County), Winterset — Winterset Civil War Memorial
The grateful public dedicate this marble column to the Patriotic Dead who fell during the Great Rebellion this monument is gratefully erected to the soldiers of Madison County who gave their lives for their . . . — Map (db m23107) HM
Iowa (Mills County), Emerson — Civil War Memorial

In Memory Of Our Country's Defenders — Map (db m93952) WM

Iowa (O'Brien County), Sanborn — Sanborn, Iowa Civil War Memorial
Lest We Forget In Memory of Our Heroes 1861—1865 (The names of 72 Civil War veterans are inscribed on three sides of the monument)Map (db m135713) HM
Iowa (Page County), Clarinda — Civil War Memorial

In memory of the Defenders of the Union 1861 - 1865 — Map (db m87433) HM

Iowa (Page County), Clarinda — Civil War Memorial

To The Unknown Dead 1861 - 1865 — Map (db m87548) WM

Iowa (Page County), Shenandoah — Civil War Memorial1861 - 1865

Our Defenders of the Union

[Honor Roll of Veterans] —————————— To all those who served with pride and courage.

So that we never forget our veterans' . . . — Map (db m87713) WM

Iowa (Pottawattamie County), Council Bluffs — Civil War Memorial

Dedicated to the memory of the defenders of our flag. “Greater love hath no man.”

(reverse) Erected 1926 by Abe Lincoln’s Woman’s Relief Corps, No. 180, Council Bluffs, Iowa, 1861-1865. — Map (db m45066) HM

Iowa (Ringgold County), Mount Ayr — Civil War Memorial

In memory of the men who gave their lives to the defense of their country — Map (db m86720) WM

Iowa (Taylor County), Bedford — Civil War Memorial

In memory of the defenders of our Union 1861 - 1865 — Map (db m87034) WM

Iowa (Union County), Creston — Civil War Memorial1861 - 1865

In memory of Our Country's Defenders — Map (db m86886) WM

Iowa (Wapello County), Ottumwa — Civil War Memorial

To Heroic Sons

[Bas Relief Panel Titles] Going to War

Battle

Death

Reconstruction — Map (db m90239) WM

Iowa (Winnebago County), Forest City — Union Soldier - Winnebago County Civil War Veterans Memorial
The Union soldier was purchased by the Women's [sic - Woman's] Relief Corps (WRC) in 1899, unveiled June 29, 1900 and dedicated July 5, 1900. The local WRC Chapter was founded in 1891 with the object of caring for Union soldiers of the Civil War . . . — Map (db m133487) WM
Kansas (Allen County), Humboldt — Civil War Monument
Dedicated to the Citizens of Humboldt, Kansas, past and present, who believe the strength of a community lies in its faith in God and each other, its integrity, and its commitment to freedom for all. Humboldt, Kansas "A Delightful Place" . . . — Map (db m57436) HM
Kansas (Allen County), Iola — McCook Post No. 51 G.A.R. Civil War Memorial
This memorial in memory of Union soldiers who fell in battle was dedicated on May 31, 1909, and maintained by McCook Post No. 51, G.A.R. In 1998 the statue was refurbished and a new pedestal was erected. On June 2, 2001 this Monument . . . — Map (db m34600) HM
Kansas (Allen County), Moran — Civil War Memorial
In memory of Our Fallen Comrades May 30, 1893 — Map (db m71279) WM
Kansas (Anderson County), Garnett — Civil War Memorial
In memory of our soldiers who fought in the Great Rebellion of 1861 and 1865 — Map (db m72040) WM
Kansas (Barton County), Great Bend — Civil War MemorialLest We Forget
Erected and dedicated by Ira D. Brougher Department Commander to Pap Thomas Post No. 52 Grand Army of the Republic Department of Kansas Veterans of the War of 1861 - 1865 [Honor Roll of Post No. 52 Members] [Honor Roll . . . — Map (db m59159) HM
Kansas (Barton County), Great Bend — Civil War Memorial
In Memory of Veterans of War 1861 - 1865 — Map (db m66194) WM
Kansas (Bourbon County), Bronson — Civil War Memorial
In memory of the Heroes of '61-'65. May the deeds of valor of them and their comrades forever inspire love of liberty and country. — Map (db m71280) WM
Kansas (Bourbon County), Fort Scott — Call 911: Civil War Style

Today when we get hurt, we can call an ambulance and get whisked away to the hospital quickly. During the Civil War, they did not have the luxuries we do today. In the beginning of the war, there were not enough ambulances to carry all the . . . — Map (db m128668) HM

Kansas (Bourbon County), Fort Scott — Civil War Town
"If you have reinforcements...send them forward. The point to defend Fort Leavenworth is in the neighborhood of Fort Scott." General Jim Lane to the commander of Fort Leavenworth, 1861 The army had vacated Fort Scott in 1853, but the . . . — Map (db m36273) HM
Kansas (Bourbon County), Fort Scott — Fort Scott Civil War Memorial
Main marker upper The men in whose honor this monument is erected were led by the fires of Liberty. They fought for no North, no South, no East, no West, but for one glorious and united country. carving of G.A.R. . . . — Map (db m22172) HM
Kansas (Cherokee County), Baxter Springs — Baxter Springs Civil War Memorial
(dedication on front of marker) Erected by the United States to the Memory of the Officers and Soldiers Killed in the Battle of Baxter Springs October 8, 1863, and Other Engagements in this Vicinity who are Buried near this Monument, and . . . — Map (db m21140) HM
Kansas (Clay County), Clay Center — Civil War Memorial

In memory of the Vol. Defenders of the Union 1861 - 1865

The men in whose honor this monument was erected were led by the fires of liberty. They fought for no North, no South, no East, no West, but for One Glorious and . . . — Map (db m81053) HM

Kansas (Cloud County), Concordia — Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial
In memory of the Unknown Dead of 1861 to 1865 In memory of the Soldiers and Sailors of 1861 to 1865 — Map (db m53398) HM
Kansas (Coffey County), Lebo — Civil War Memorial
In memory of Our Heroes 1861 - 1865 — Map (db m71241) WM
Kansas (Crawford County), Cherokee — Civil War Memorial
In Memory of Soldiers War of 1861-65. — Map (db m61148) HM
Kansas (Ellsworth County), Ellsworth — Civil War Memorial
Our Nations Heroes 1861 - 1865 — Map (db m54092) HM
Kansas (Franklin County), Ottawa — Civil War Memorial1861 - Civil War - 1865
The Flag Our Fathers Saved ———— Dedicated May 12 - 1937 to our fathers — Map (db m67725) WM
Kansas (Franklin County), Princeton — Civil War MemorialLoyalty and Patriotism
In memory of our soldiers who fought in the Great Rebellion of 1861 - 1865 — Map (db m67554) WM
Kansas (Geary County), Fort Riley — In Memory of Civil War Horses and Mules
In memory of the one and one half million horses and mules of the Union and Confederate armies who were killed were wounded, or died from disease in the Civil War Reverse Sculpture by Tessa Pullan 1996 Gift to the . . . — Map (db m88994) WM
Kansas (Geary County), Junction City — Civil War Memorial Arch
Left tablet In God We Trust In Memory of the soldiers and sailors of 1861-1865 who inspired by patriotism freely offered their lives for the maintenance of an undivided country. Right tablet 1861-1865 Total Enlistment 2,778,304 . . . — Map (db m43966) HM
Kansas (Harvey County), Halstead — Civil War Memorial
Dedicated to the Soldiers who so bravely offered their all to preserve the Union of States, 1861 to 1865 Decorated in memory of our comrades who sleep in the Unknown, peacefully awaiting the call to the Parade . . . — Map (db m77110) WM
Kansas (Harvey County), Newton — Unknown Dead of the Civil War
Erected to the memory of The Unknown Dead 1861 - 1865 — Map (db m53507) HM
Kansas (Jackson County), Holton — Civil War Memorial
Dedicated in F. C. & L. to the Union Soldiers & Sailors of the War 1861 - 1865 Erected May 30, 1913 Civil War Cannon Replica Dedicated Dec. 7, 1976 by Holton National Guard V.F.W. & Amer. Leg. Courtesy of Denison & KS . . . — Map (db m63876) WM
Kansas (Johnson County), Olathe — Olathe Civil War Memorial
In memory of our dead comrades — Map (db m21675) HM
Kansas (Linn County), Mound City — Mound City Civil War Memorial
In memory of the officers and soldiers buried within this cemetery who gave their lives in defence of the Union. limestone marker National Cemetery Plot In 1865 National Cemetery Plot No. 1 was laid out by the . . . — Map (db m21798) HM
Kansas (Lyon County), Americus — Civil War Memorial
In memory of our dead soldiers In memory of our sisters who are gone. — Map (db m64067) HM
Kansas (Lyon County), Emporia — Civil War Memorial
In Memory of Our Nation's Heroes To Our Silent Victors Lest We Forget — Map (db m49947) HM
Kansas (Marion County), Marion — Civil War and Woman's Relief Corps Memorial
In Memory Of Civil War Veterans and W. R. C. — Map (db m60970) HM
Kansas (Marion County), Peabody — Civil War Memorial

In memory of the Defenders of the Union 1861-1865 ———————— In 1900 the Peabody Women's [sic - Woman's] Relief Corps Post 99, auxiliary for Peabody Post 89 of the Grand Army of the . . . — Map (db m95252) HM WM

Kansas (Marshall County), Marysville — Civil War Memorial
An acknowledgement of the debt which mankind owes to the Heroes who fought to maintain our national union, and preserve to the world a government founded upon liberty and equality. — Map (db m78050) WM
Kansas (Miami County), Louisburg — Louisburg Civil War Memorial
To the memory of the Union Soldiers of 1861 - 1865 One God, One Country and One Flag — Map (db m50110) HM
Kansas (Montgomery County), Coffeyville — Civil War Memorial1861 - 1865
In Memory Of Our Union Soldiers and Sailors — Map (db m60834) HM
Kansas (Montgomery County), Independence — 56 — Drum Creek and the Civil War
During the Civil War, militias from both the Union and Confederate sides were stealing the Osages' cattle, harassing their villages, and blaming the Indians for raids actually committed by Americans. Osage leader Charles Mongrain cautioned everyone . . . — Map (db m60477) HM
Kansas (Neosho County), Chanute — Civil War Memorial1861 - 1865

In Memory of Our Honored Dead — Map (db m92303) HM

Kansas (Neosho County), Erie — Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial
In memory of the Soldiers and Sailors of the War of 1861 - 1865 Erected May 30, 1907 under the auspices of Erie Post No. 311 Department of Kansas G.A.R. — Map (db m46227) HM
Kansas (Osage County), Melvern — Melvern Civil War Tribute
A tribute to those patriots who sleep in Southern graves uncoffined, unshrouded and unknown. — Map (db m21452) HM
Kansas (Osage County), Quenemo — Civil War MemorialOur Heroes
Erected May 1908 in memory of our country's defenders — Map (db m73106) WM
Kansas (Osborne County), Downs — Civil War Unknown Dead
In memory of the unknown who died in defense of their country 1861-65 — Map (db m46639) HM
Kansas (Ottawa County), Delphos — Civil War Memorial1861 - 1865

In Memory of Our Patriot Dead

We here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain. Lincoln.

We loved our country Gave our lives for her Do ye, our children for her honor live.

Sleep in peace with kindred . . . — Map (db m79925) WM

Kansas (Pottawatomie County), Westmoreland — Civil War Memorial

In memory of our Comrades 1861 - 1865 — Map (db m81191) HM

Kansas (Reno County), Hutchinson — Reno County Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Monument
Lest We Forget In Memory of All Soldiers and Sailors Loyal to Our Flag — Map (db m40082) HM
Kansas (Rice County), Lyons — Civil War and Veterans Memorial"Lest We Forget" — All Gave Some - Some Gave All —
In memory of the Defenders of our Union 1861 - 1865 Dedicated to the honor and sacrifice of our men and women who served our country in war and peace — Map (db m53322) HM
Kansas (Riley County), Manhattan — Civil War Memorial

In memory of the defenders of the Union 1861 - 1865 — Map (db m80865) WM

Kansas (Riley County), Manhattan — Civil War Memorial

Dedicated to The Union Soldier 1861 - 1865

[Dedicated] Jan 2 - 1937 — Map (db m80831) WM

Kansas (Riley County), Manhattan — Civil War Memorial

In memory of Our Union Soldiers 1861 - 1865 — Map (db m80864) WM

Kansas (Russell County), Russell — Civil War Memorial

In memory of The Defenders of the Union 1861-1865 — Map (db m95542) WM

Kansas (Sedgwick County), Mount Hope — Civil War Memorial
In memory of our Heroes 1861 - 1865 Lest We Forget Loyalty — Map (db m62913) WM
Kansas (Sedgwick County), Wichita — Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial
Erected A.D. 1912 by the People of Sedgwick County, Kansas in memory of the Union Soldiers and Sailors of the Civil War The Union is perpetual Abraham Lincoln Let us have peace Gen. Grant If any man attempts to . . . — Map (db m56422) HM
Kansas (Wilson County), Fredonia — Civil War Memorial
Memorial to the Union Soldiers & Sailors War of 1861-5 — Map (db m57586) HM
Kansas (Wilson County), Neodesha — Civil War Memorial
In Memory of the Defenders of the Union 1861 - 1865 Nor shall your glory be forgot while fame her record keeps or honor points the hallowed spot where valor proudly sleeps — Map (db m57808) HM
Kansas (Wyandotte County), Kansas City — Maple Hill Cemetery Civil War Memorial
In Memory of the soldiers and sailors who fought in defence of the Union 1861 - 1865 — Map (db m22170) HM
Kentucky (Allen County), Scottsville — 730 — Civil War Action
Confederate forces of 200 under Col. John M. Hughs attacked here, Dec. 8, 1863. Twelve days earlier he had attacked Monticello, Ky., captured then paroled garrison of 153 men; no supplies. Continuing to harass USA forces, seek stores, he came here, . . . — Map (db m131261) HM
Kentucky (Boyd County), Catlettsburg — 643 — Civil War Army Base
USA post located here to protect Ohio River traffic. Became supply base and communications center for Union forces in the Big Sandy region. In winter 1861-62 troops under Col. J.A. Garfield, later 20th President U.S., drove CSA from area by victory . . . — Map (db m73765) HM
Kentucky (Bracken County), Augusta — 501 — Augusta In Civil War
By Sept. 1862 6,000 Union troops had gone from this district. Only 100 Home Guards left, under Col. Bradford. On Sept. 27, Col. Duke with 350 Morgan Raiders attacked. Guards secreted in houses fought until Raiders penetrated area, burned and . . . — Map (db m85877) HM
Kentucky (Bullitt County), Shepherdsville — 1296 — L & N Bridge - Civil War
Destroyed 3 times by CSA. Partially razed on Sept. 7, 1862, by troops under Col. John Hutcheson. During the occupation of Shepherdsville, Sept. 28 Braxton Bragg's troops again destroyed it, but new bridge was up by Oct. 11. After Battle of . . . — Map (db m136632) HM
Kentucky (Carter County), Grayson — 221 — Civil War Reunion
In their blue and gray uniforms for over forty years, Civil War veterans gathered here annually, around campfires, with song and story, friends and former foes, revived war memories, and always a pilgrimage to graves of their comrades in cemetery of . . . — Map (db m73788) WM
Kentucky (Clinton County), Albany — 780 — Civil War Terrorist
Champ Ferguson born here in 1821. Guerrilla leader with Confederate leaning, but attacked supporters of both sides thruout Civil War in southern Ky., Tenn. Over 100 murders ascribed to Ferguson alone. Hunted by both CSA and USA. Taken after end of . . . — Map (db m136581) HM
Kentucky (Cumberland County), Marrowbone — Civil War Camp at Marrowbone
Both Union and Confederate troops used Marrowbone as a camp several times during the Civil War. In mid-February 1863, Federal 1st Kentucky Cavalrymen under Col. Frank Wolford encamped at Marrowbone. During the spring of 1863, detachments of at least . . . — Map (db m98895) HM
Kentucky (Daviess County), Owensboro — 2467 — Daviess Co. U.S. Colored Troops in the Civil War
(side 1) In 1864, several hundred enslaved African American men joined the Union army here. Enlisting in the army meant eventual freedom for the men and their families. Units raised in Daviess Co. took part in important operations at . . . — Map (db m119826) HM
Kentucky (Fayette County), Lexington — Civil War Action At "Ashland"October 18, 1862
(Obverse) While Confederate Armies were retreating from Kentucky after the Battle of Perryville, Colonel John Hunt Morgan operated behind the pursuing Union Army, with Colonel Basil W. Duke's Second Kentucky Cavalry Regiment, Colonel . . . — Map (db m60962) HM
Kentucky (Floyd County), Prestonsburg — Eastern Kentucky's Civil War Battles and Skirmishes, 1861-1862
Skirmish at West Liberty, October 23 1861 - Col. L.A. Harris' 2nd Ohio Infantry regiment and a company of Union cavalry, part of Gen. William "Bull" Nelson's command, skirmish with Capt. Jack May's much smaller Morgan Guards, driving them . . . — Map (db m69143) HM
Kentucky (Floyd County), Prestonsburg — Eastern Kentucky's Civil War Battles and Skirmishes, 1863-1864
Marshall's Raid Through Eastern Kentucky, March-April 1863 - On March 15, 1863, Marshall comes through Pound Gap with 1,800 mounted men, including Col. Henry Giltner's 4th Kentucky, Col. Thomas Johnson's 2nd Kentucky, Col. Ezekiel F. . . . — Map (db m69145) HM
Kentucky (Franklin County), Frankfort — 504 — A Civil War Reprisal
Near here on Nov. 2, 1864 four innocent Confederate prisoners were executed in reprisal for the murder of Union supporter, Robert Graham of Peaks Mill, Franklin Co. All Kentuckians: Elijah Horton of Carter, Thomas Hunt and John Long of Mason, . . . — Map (db m62244) HM
Kentucky (Franklin County), Frankfort — Fort Hill Overlooking the Kentucky River
Once known as Blanton’s Hill after the family that owned the property, the hill that overlooks the Kentucky River and downtown Frankfort from the north has been called Fort Hill at least since the Civil War. There may have been a small, log . . . — Map (db m62265) HM
Kentucky (Franklin County), Frankfort — Kentucky African American Civil War Memorial
(North face) Erected by Woman's Relief Corps No. 8 G.A.R. July 1924 Monument Commission E.T. Strauss, President N.C. Coleman, Secretary L.C. Redding Mary L. Brooks Clara C. McWilliams Susan Butcher M.B. McCary Sallie Handy Kate Richardson . . . — Map (db m84704) WM
Kentucky (Green County), Greensburg — 603 — Civil War Generals
Union Generals from Greensburg. MAJ. GEN. WM. T. WARD, 1808-1878. Congressman 1851-53. He recruited three regiments in this area. On Sept. 2, 1864 Atlanta surrendered to him. In Sherman’s March to Sea. BRIG. GEN. E.H. HOBSON, . . . — Map (db m96865) HM
Kentucky (Hardin County), West Point — Civil War Fort
Union Army General William T. Sherman built a fort on top of the hill overlooking West Point in 1861 to protect the supply base here. The trenches remain intact to this date. It was named Fort Duffield, in honor of the father of the post commander. . . . — Map (db m131305) HM
Kentucky (Hardin County), West Point — Civil War Fort DuffieldUnion Stronghold at the Mouth of Salt River
Before you are the remains of Kentucky’s oldest and best preserved earthen fortification. The earthen walls were designed to stop cannon balls unlike wooden stockade fortifications of earlier periods. This original 1,000 foot long earthen wall was . . . — Map (db m126334) HM
Kentucky (Hardin County), West Point — Ditto-Lansdale House / Civil War Hospital
Ditto-Lansdale House This house was built by Abraham Ditto and his brother-in-law, Samuel Lansdale, in 1823. During the War Between the States, it served as a military hospital and in World War I, it was an army canteen. Civil War . . . — Map (db m122107) HM
Kentucky (Hart County), Munfordville — Munfordville in the Civil War
The small, unassuming county-seat village of Munfordville, founded on an old buffalo crossing and home to a well-known tavern, could claim pride of place in 1860 as the spot where the L&N Railroad crossed the Green River, over what whas then the . . . — Map (db m39984) HM
Kentucky (Henderson County), Henderson — 527 — A Civil War Action
Brig. Gen. A. R. Johnson and 30 CSA raiders took city, capturing 50 guns, hospital supplies, and commissary stores July 17, 1862, then raided Newburg, Ind. and returned to Henderson. Threat of Morgan's Raiders prevented USA Hdqrs. at Louisville from . . . — Map (db m88967) HM
Kentucky (Henry County), New Castle — 549 — Civil War Actions
On Sept. 21, 1862 CSA cavalry under Maj. George M. Jessee, a native here, attacked provost marshal Robert Morris’ home guard. Guards surrendered men, horses and 300 stand of arms. Dec. 13, 1864 Maj. Jessee and Confederate forces were . . . — Map (db m136191) HM
Kentucky (Hickman County), Columbus — African Americans at Columbus during the Civil War
Confederate General Leonidus Polk occupied the site of Columbus and began erecting extensive fortifications in September of 1861. In addition to the soldiers under his command, more than 13,000 at one point, over 10,000 African American slaves were . . . — Map (db m37287) HM
Kentucky (Hickman County), Columbus — The Mississippi River in the Civil War
The Mississippi River in the Civil War "Whatever nation gets control of the Ohio, Mississippi and Missouri Rivers, will control the continent." Union General William Tecumseh Sherman, 1861 The goal of both the Northern (Federal or Union) . . . — Map (db m37355) HM
Kentucky (Jefferson County), Louisville — Louisville Wharf During The Civil War Years
Louisville Wharf During the Civil War Years Evolving from the primitive landing of Louisville’s earliest days, the wharf had become a cobblestoned center of city life by the mid-1820s. By the 1850's, as many as 20 steamboats a day arrived and . . . — Map (db m104311) HM
Kentucky (Jefferson County), Louisville — The 32nd Indiana Volunteer Infantry Regiment Civil War Monument
The 32nd Indiana at the Battle of Rowletts Station On December 17, 1861, the "1st German" 32nd Indiana Volunteer Infantry Regiment, commanded by Colonel August Willich, fought Confederate cavalry, infantry and artillery units south of . . . — Map (db m29483) HM
Kentucky (Kenton County), Covington — 2151 — Civil War Fortifications
(Side 1): Reports of Kirby Smith's CSA troops approaching Cincinnati caused panic in September 1862. Gen. Lew Wallace led Union troops and volunteers from rural Ohio (known as "Squirrel Hunters")across Ohio River on a hastily constructed . . . — Map (db m58144) HM
Kentucky (Knox County), Barbourville — 518 — Civil War Actions
First skirmish in eastern Ky. On Sept. 19, 1861, Zollicoffer's CSA troops approached Barbourville. Home guard obstructed bridge, CSA took another route, were repulsed twice before guards retreated. Considerable property destroyed in town. CSA Gen. . . . — Map (db m35771) HM
Kentucky (Laurel County), East Bernstadt — 1919 — Camp Wildcat / Union Civil War Camp
(Side One) Camp Wildcat Led by Gen. Felix K. Zollicoffer, 7,500 Confederates on October 21 1861, attacked the entrenched camp of 5,000 Union men under Gen. Albin Schoepf. Union’s natural defense advantage in the Rockcastle Hills . . . — Map (db m84352) HM
Kentucky (Logan County), Russellville — 2471 — A Civil War Skirmish/ A Future President
A Civil War Skirmish On September 30, 1862, 600 Union troops led by Colonel Benjamin Harrison came here and surprised an element of Confederate Colonel John Hunt Morgan’s cavalry, led by Captain John Baker Dortch. After a sharp skirmish, . . . — Map (db m123399) HM
Kentucky (Madison County), Bighill — 514 — Civil War Action
Aug. 23, 1862. Col. Scott's La. Cavalry, of Gen. Kirby Smith's invading army from Tenn., routed Col. Metcalfe and Union troops. Approaching Richond as USA army arrived, Scott went back to Camp Wildcat, then joined Smith in Richmond victory, Aug. 30, . . . — Map (db m15686) HM
Kentucky (Madison County), Richmond — 1825 — Civil War Field Hospital
(Front): Built in 1852, this building was adjacent to location of the Battle of Richmond, Aug. 29-30, 1862, and became field hospital for Gen. Wm. Nelson's 1st and 2nd brigades, USA. Mortality was high, and about forty Union soldiers were . . . — Map (db m31471) HM
Kentucky (Marshall County), Benton — 545 — Civil War Action
On March 23, 1864, two days before the Battle of Paducah, detached forces of Confederate Gen. Nathan B. Forrest's cavalry coming up from Columbus, Miss., and Union troops, both searching for horses, met by accident near here. In two skirmishes which . . . — Map (db m123657) HM
Kentucky (Marshall County), Benton — Marshall County Civil War Cannon1861 - 1865
Over 400 Confederate Soldiers and over 200 Union Soldiers from Marshall County served during the War Between the States. This cannon is dedicated in their memory. — Map (db m124050) HM
Kentucky (Mercer County), Harrodsburg — 1335 — Early Gun Shop Site / Civil War Armorer
Early Gun Shop Site Here Benjamin Mills made some of finest rifles in US, ca. 1830-50. His muzzle loaders famous for dual trigger system. Used by Kit Carson and Dr. Christopher Graham, conceded to be best rifle shot in world at that . . . — Map (db m46252) HM
Kentucky (Metcalfe County), Edmonton — 2332 — Civil War Skirmish
On June 7, 1863, a 70-man scouting party of 5th Ind. (Union) Cavalry & 200 men of 1st Brigade of Morgan’s Cavalry skirmished here on farm of Mrs. F. E. Wood. Union losses were 2 killed, 4 wounded, and 15 taken prisoner. Confederates suffered no . . . — Map (db m83376) HM
Kentucky (Montgomery County), Mount Sterling — 1331 — Civil War Robbery / Bank Sues
Civil War Robbery In this building is the Farmers Bank vault, which was robbed of $60,000 as "Morgan's Raiders" were on their last raid through Kentucky. Late the night of June 8, 1864, several of Morgan's men went to the house of J. O. . . . — Map (db m83483) HM
Kentucky (Morgan County), West Liberty — 512 — West Liberty~Civil War
The first important engagement in eastern Kentucky occurred here on Oct. 23, 1861. USA forces led by Brig. Gen. Wm. Nelson surprised enemy under Capt. Andrew J. May. Civilian secessionists were captured and jailed Unionists released. Confederate . . . — Map (db m136703) HM
Kentucky (Nelson County), Bardstown — 2349 — Civil War in Bardstown
(obverse) On October 4, 1862, Terry’s Texas Rangers, CSA, under the command of Col. John Wharton, were posted north of Bardstown at Fairgrounds crossroads on the Louisville Pike, to intercept units of Buell’s Union Army of the Ohio, . . . — Map (db m72338) HM
Kentucky (Owsley County), Booneville — 561 — Civil War Actions
Retreating to Ohio from Cumberland Gap, part of USA Brig. Gen. Geo. W. Morgan’s command passed by here obtaining supplies Sept. 21, 1862. Force of 40 local citizens drove off 75 Southern partisans guerrillas April 14, 1864. Col. C. H. . . . — Map (db m49242) HM
Kentucky (Russell County), Russell Springs — 1486 — Forage Depot-Civil War
In Dec. 1861, Col. Frank Wolford, USA, with Companies A, B, C and H left Camp Billy Williams enroute to Webbs Cross Roads. Here they guarded forage collected and stored by Lieutenant Silas Adams, Regimental Quartermaster of First Ky. Cavalry. July . . . — Map (db m83437) HM
Kentucky (Taylor County), Campbellsville — Civil War Camp HobsonDecember 1861 - February 1862
Camp Hobson, a Union recruiting and training camp named for Edward H. Hobson, occupied the James Allen Sublett farm across the road from where you stand. Between December 1861 and February 1862, U.S. Mustering Officer Capt. S. M. Kellogg mustered . . . — Map (db m133902) HM
Kentucky (Taylor County), Campbellsville — The Sanders Family in the Civil WarClay Hill and the Southern Connection
Early settler Henry Sanders, Jr. owned the land in every direction from where you are standing. Henry sanders built fine houses for his sons, James, Durham, and Robert. The house in front of you, "Clay Hill", was owned by James and Mary Ann Griffin . . . — Map (db m99383) HM
Kentucky (Trigg County), Aurora — 881 — Civil War Sniper
In 1862 Jack Hinson swore revenge against Union Army when two sons were executed as bushwhackers. From ambush he picked off men in blue uniforms on gun boats and on land. With a price on his head, he continued his vendetta until his gun bore 36 . . . — Map (db m123650) HM
Kentucky (Union County), Caseyville — 187 — Civil War Action
Every inhabitant of this pro-southern town was taken prisoner by the crew of a Union gunboat, July 26. 1862. All were released except 19 men who were taken to Evansville. Ind., as hostages to guarantee payment of $35,000 damages done by Rebel . . . — Map (db m123290) HM
Kentucky (Warren County), Bowling Green — 538 — A Civil War Defense Line
Troops under Generals S. B. Buckner and A. S. Johnston, CSA, took up this key position in the Southern defense line on Sept. 18, 1861. After Fort Henry fell and Fort Donelson was threatened, they evacuated Feb. 11-13, 1862. Gen. O. M. Mitchell and . . . — Map (db m83336) HM
Kentucky (Warren County), Bowling Green — 1024 — Civil War Occupations
Threatened by Union forces to the west, CSA, who had occupied city five months and fortified hills, planned to evacuate Feb. 14, 1862. Other Federals came from north and bombarded from across the river. CSA set fire to depot and warehouses, as . . . — Map (db m39658) HM
Kentucky (Warren County), Bowling Green — Civil War Rifle Trench
Bowling Green's Civil War Defenses The Confederate army occupied Bowling Green from September 1861 to February 1862. During that time, troops camped nearby to guard against a Union attack coming through the open ground between Fort Webb . . . — Map (db m123093) HM
Kentucky (Warren County), Bowling Green — Fort Webb and Civil War Earthworks
In 1860, Bowling Green was a thriving city of about 2500 inhabitants with many local businesses, a woolen factory, a candle factory, several mills, an iron foundry, and a newspaper. This city was vital to the war effort of both sides because of . . . — Map (db m39674) HM
Kentucky (Warren County), Bowling Green — The Civil War in Bowling Green
Because of its important transportation routes, both armies recognized Bowling Green's strategic location during the Civil War. The city was occupied briefly by Confederate troops, who used many of the surrounding hills for fortifications. For the . . . — Map (db m39669) HM
Kentucky (Warren County), Bowling Green — 1201 — Warren County's Chief USA Civil War Officers / Warren County Awards
Warren County's Chief USA Civil War Officers Brig. Gen. William E. Hobson,   1st Brig., 2nd Div., 23rd Corps Col. Benj. C. Grider, 9th Ky. Inf. Col. J. H. Grider, 52nd Ky. Inf. Col. P. B. Hawkins, 11th Ky. Inf. Col. Atwood G. . . . — Map (db m83349) HM
Kentucky (Washington County), Springfield — 689 — On Civil War Routes
CSA Gen. John H. Morgan's cavalry moved thru Springfield on raids July 12 and December 30, 1862. On third raid, into Ohio, after battle of Lebanon, July 5 1863, Union prisoners brought here but paroled to speed CSA movement. Confederate invasion . . . — Map (db m99438) HM
Kentucky (Wayne County), Mill Springs — Mill Springs and the Civil WarMill Springs Battlefield — National Historic Landmark —
An Oasis for Zollicoffer's Army In November 1861, Confederate General Felix Zollicoffer ordered captains Thomas Estill and Victor Von Sheliha to find a base camp on the Cumberland River. They chose Mill Springs, which had abundant food, . . . — Map (db m137058) HM
Louisiana (Ascension Parish), Gonzales — Civil WarLouisiana's Role in the War
Louisiana occupied a highly strategic location during the Civil War. Home to both the South's largest city, New Orleans, as well as the largest Confederate training base in the Gulf South at Camp Moore, and positioned to control the mouth of the . . . — Map (db m114854) HM WM
Louisiana (Ascension Parish), Gonzales — Civil WarEastern Theatre Of War
Many of the most climactic and large scale battles occurred in the eastern theatre of the war, primarily Virginia. With the capital cities of both North and South in perilous proximity of one another, much of the fighting in the east naturally . . . — Map (db m114999) HM
Louisiana (Ascension Parish), Gonzales — Civil WarWestern Theater Of War
Union efforts in the western theater of the war centered on seizing control of the many rivers and streams that pierced the Southern heartland. Employing ironclad warships capable of destroying the South's outdated masonry forts, Union forces . . . — Map (db m114997) HM
Louisiana (Ascension Parish), Gonzales — The Civil War1861-1865
Background Throughout the antebellum period, the Northern and the Southern United States developed divergent economies as the North industrialized and commercialized while the South's mild climate and extended growing season allowed it to . . . — Map (db m115035) HM
Louisiana (Calcasieu Parish), Niblett's Bluff — Civil War Memorial
In Memory of Louisiana and Texas Confederate Soldiers who Died During an Epidemic While In Camp at Niblett's Bluff. — Map (db m136233) HM WM
Louisiana (East Baton Rouge Parish), Baton Rouge — Civil War Battle
Colonel Henry Watkins Allen, later governor of Confederate Louisiana, was severely wounded near here in the Battle Of Baton Rouge, August 5, 1862. He fell while leading his Louisiana brigade against the Indiana battery in position on Government near . . . — Map (db m86585) HM
Louisiana (East Baton Rouge Parish), Baton Rouge — Civil War Battle of Baton Rouge1862
On August 5, 1862, Confederate Divisions of Generals Charles C. Clark and Donald Ruggles under General John C. Breckinridge attacked Federal forces of General Thomas Williams among the tent camps of the 21st Indiana and 7th Vermont Regiments. . . . — Map (db m43075) HM
Louisiana (East Baton Rouge Parish), Baton Rouge — Civil War Cannons
These Cannons Fired At Fort Sumter And Presented To University By General W.T. Sherman After The Civil War — Map (db m104456) HM
Louisiana (Iberville Parish), Bayou Goula — A Civil War Soldier
West of this marker lies the grave site of a Union Soldier who was killed in a skirmish with Confederate soldiers at Bayou Goula on January 25, 1865. His name is believed to be Private David Ingraham, Third Rhode Island Calvary, Company H. He was . . . — Map (db m91986) HM
Louisiana (Rapides Parish), Alexandria — Post-Civil War Alexandria
Side A After having been ravaged by fire during the Civil War, Alexandria was rebuilt and, with the building of railroads after Reconstruction, regained its place as the commercial, financial, medical and transportation center of central . . . — Map (db m38287) HM
Louisiana (St. John the Baptist Parish), Laplace — Civil War Cannon
Found in Lake Pontchartrain in St. John the Baptist Parish, one-half mile from Ruddock in 1977. Used as a one-gun battery to guard the railroad along the western side of the lake. It never came under attack. — Map (db m85762) HM
Louisiana (St. Mary Parish), Morgan City — Civil War YearsBrashear (Now Morgan City) Louisiana
In November, 1862, town was seized by Federal forces: served as major base for Union Army and Navy operations in Teche Campaigns, staging area for advances against salt works on Avery Island and temporary Confederate state capitol of Opelousas and . . . — Map (db m98424) HM
Louisiana (St. Tammany Parish), Madisonville — Civil War Earthworks
One of two lines of fortifications excavated from January to March 1864 by Union forces "on fatigue duty" soon after their capture of Madisonville. Intended to defend the town from Confederate attacks coming from the surrounding countryside. The . . . — Map (db m99702) HM
Maine (Androscoggin County), Lewiston — Lewiston Maine Civil War Memorial
Erected by the citizens of Auburn in memory of her noble sons who by land and sea gave their lives to preserve the UNION and secure FREEDOM to all its people 1882.

1 Side has 41 names inscribed. Additional side has 41 names inscribed — Map (db m104790) WM

Maine (Cumberland County), Freeport — Freeport Maine Civil War Monument
In honor of our soldiers & sailors 1861-1865 1906Map (db m95746) WM
Maine (Cumberland County), Portland — Portland Civil War Monument1861 - 1865
More than four thousand men were enrolled from Portland in the army and navy for the War of the Rebellion More than three hundred were killed in battle or died in service. Honor and grateful remembrance to the dead, equal honor to those who, daring . . . — Map (db m25392) HM
Maine (Cumberland County), Scarborough — Civil War Memorial
Scarboro To her sons who fought for the Union — Map (db m50329) HM
Maine (Cumberland County), South Portland — Civil War Memorial

In honor of those who served in the War for the Union 1861 - 1865

"Yours has the suffering been the memory shall be ours."

"Your silent tents of green we deck with fragrant flowers."

Erected by Thatcher Post No. 111 . . . — Map (db m107072) WM

Maine (Cumberland County), South Portland — Civil War Memorial
In honor of our Patriot Soldiers and Sailors. 1861-65 Cape Elizabeth • South Portland — Map (db m55536) HM
Maine (Hancock County), Bar Harbor — Civil War Memorial
In memory of Eden's Sons who were Defenders of the Union 1861 - 1865 — Map (db m54405) HM
Maine (Hancock County), Ellsworth — Civil War Memorial
. . . — Map (db m54537) HM
Maine (Hancock County), Franklin — Civil War Memorial1861 - 1865
In honor of the citizens of the Town of Franklin who served their country in the Civil War [Honor Roll of Veterans] Dedicated May 30, 1923 — Map (db m55094) HM
Maine (Kennebec County), Augusta — Civil War Memorial
. . . — Map (db m110938) WM
Maine (Kennebec County), Waterville — Waterville Maine Civil War Memorial
. . . — Map (db m95782) WM
Maine (Knox County), Camden — Civil War Memorial
In honor of the Brave Men of Camden who gave their lives in defence of their country during the Great Rebellion 1861 - 65 [Roll of Honored Dead] — Map (db m54674) HM
Maine (Knox County), Rockland — Civil War and Edwin Libby Post No. 16, G.A.R. Memorial
To the memory of those men who claiming Rockland by birth or by adoption as their home served in the Army & Navy of the United States War of 1861-1865 Here stood for many years the home of Edwin Libby Post No. 16 Grand Army of the . . . — Map (db m55394) HM
Maine (Knox County), Rockland — Civil War Memorial
In memory of the Soldiers and Sailors of Rockland who gave their lives for their country 1861-1865 — Map (db m55368) HM
Maine (Knox County), Thomaston — Civil War Soldiers and Sailors Memorial
In memory of the Soldiers & Sailors of 1861 - 1865 One Country, One Flag — Map (db m54641) HM
Maine (Lincoln County), Boothbay — Boothbay Maine Civil War Monument
. . . — Map (db m85114) WM
Maine (Penobscot County), Bangor — Civil War Memorial

In memory of our citizen soldiers who died for their country.

Consecrated 1864.

[Roll of Honored Dead] Rev. Chs. D. Jameson • Wm. J. Deane • Edward F. Orff Lewis L. Marsh • Jas. L. Rowe • Wm. P. Holden Wm. Jordan • . . . — Map (db m110678) WM

Maine (Sagadahoc County), Bath — Bath Civil War Memorial
. . . — Map (db m51969) HM
Maine (Waldo County), Belfast — 9 — Civil War Hero — The Museum in the Streets —
Colonel Philo Hersey, born in Canton, Maine, came to Belfast in 1861. He entered Civil War service as a captain in the 26th Maine Regiment. Severely wounded at the battle of Irish Bend, Louisiana, he returned to Belfast and in 1865 married . . . — Map (db m59395) HM
Maine (Waldo County), Searsport — 1 — Civil War Soldiers' Monument
Originally erected in 1870 between Mt. Ephraim and Goodall Streets, this monument displays the names of 18 fallen Searsport men. It was dismantled in 1896 and moved to the current location in front of the new Masonic and Odd Fellows building, . . . — Map (db m46641) HM
Maine (Washington County), Calais — Civil War Memorial1861 — 1865

In grateful remembrance of The Men of Calais who upon land or sea hazarded their lives that the nation might be preserved and that government of the people, by the people and for the people should not perish from the earth. . . . — Map (db m125062) WM

Maine (Washington County), Lubec — Civil War MemorialLubec — 1861 - 1865 —
[North face] To her loyal sons who on land and water, imperiled their lives for the Union Appomattox • Antietam Stars and Stripes Shield Emblem [West face] "On fames eternal camping ground their silent tents are spread And . . . — Map (db m54889) HM
Maine (York County), Wells — Civil War Soldiers Monument
In memory of the brave and patriotic Soldiers of Wells who sacrificed their lives during the Great Rebellion in maintaining our Government and thus establishing on a broader and firmer foundation the principle of civil and . . . — Map (db m55670) HM
Maryland (Allegany County), Cumberland — Civil War in Allegany CountyStrategic Location
During the Civil War, thousands of United States soldiers were stationed here in Cumberland and Allegany County to guard against raids and incursions by Confederate forces. Located only about 130 miles from the capital at Washington. . . . — Map (db m1049) HM
Maryland (Anne Arundel County), Annapolis — A National Cemetery System
Civil War Dead An estimated 700,000 Union and Confederate soldiers died in the Civil War between April 1861 and April 1865. As the death toll rose, the U.S. government struggled with the urgent but unplanned need to bury fallen Union . . . — Map (db m114568) HM
Maryland (Anne Arundel County), Annapolis — Annapolis During The Civil WarAnnapolis Charter 300 1708-2008 — Commemorating the 1708 Royal Charter under Queen Anne to the City of Annapolis —
General Butler to Governor Hicks Off Annapolis, April 22, 1861 "Have I your excellency's permission...to land my men, to supply their wants, and to relieve them from the extreme and unhealthy confinement of a transport vessel not fit to . . . — Map (db m114563) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — A National Cemetery System
Civil War Dead An estimated 700,000 Union and Confederate soldiers died in the Civil War between April 1861 and April 1865. As the death toll rose, the U.S. government struggled with the urgent but unplanned need to bury fallen Union troops. . . . — Map (db m135083) HM WM
Maryland, Baltimore — Civil War Guardhouse
Fort McHenry has had several guardhouses. This one, built in 1835 and enlarged in 1857, is one of the best preserved buildings in the star fort. Soldiers on duty in this room guarded military offenders in the adjacent cells. During the Civil . . . — Map (db m2590) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Civil War Magazine
Larger cannon -- and more cannon -- came to Fort McHenry during the Civil War period. To provide safe storage for the additional gunpowder and ammunition, the Army built this magazine in 1864. From the inside it doesn't look especially strong, . . . — Map (db m66644) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — USS ConstellationFlagship of the Anti-Slave Trade
Though the Civil War was a period of great innovation for the navy, with widespread use of steam power and the innovation of ironclads there was still a place in the fleet for sailing ships. Built at the Gosport yard in Portsmouth, Virginia, in . . . — Map (db m6153) HM
Maryland (Caroline County), Federalsburg — Civil War Memorial
In memory of the soldiers of the Civil War buried in this cemetery — Map (db m137762) WM
Maryland (Dorchester County), Cambridge — Civil War: Abolitionist, Scout, Spy and NurseCivil War Era — 1858 - 1865 —
The Slavery Conflict Deepens During the 1850's the deep-rooted conflict between pro-slavery and anti-slavery Americans intensified. The 'abolitionists' were united around the common long-run goal of abolishing slavery. But they differed . . . — Map (db m109916) HM
Maryland (Frederick County), Bolivar — Civil War Hospital SiteHenry Shoemaker House
Civil War Hospital Site The Henry Shoemaker House was used as a hospital site during the Maryland Campaign 1862. Private Property courtesy of S.H.A.F — Map (db m4953) HM
Maryland (Frederick County), Emmitsburg — Emmitsburg Operation Urgent Fury and Lebanese Civil War Memorial
In honor of the men and women of Emmitsburg who served in Grenada/Lebanon — Map (db m130254) WM
Maryland (Frederick County), Frederick — Barbara Fritchie: Civil War Heroine
"Over Barbara Frietchie's grave, Flag of Freedom and Union, wave!John Greenleaf Whittier From the poem, entitled “Barbara Frietchie,” Atlantic Monthly magazine, October, 1863 Barbara . . . — Map (db m127719) HM
Maryland (Frederick County), Frederick — Civil War Children's Memorial
Dedicated to the Memory of The Children Who Served and Died In the Civil War 1861-1865 — Map (db m103206) WM
Maryland (Frederick County), Frederick — Civil War Hospital Center
Frederick County's ties to the American Civil War run deep, so it should come as no surprise that it is part of Maryland's Heart of the Civil War Heritage Area and The Journey Through Hallowed Ground National Heritage Area/National Scenic Byway. . . . — Map (db m119144) HM
Maryland (Frederick County), Middletown — Middletown in the Civil War
September, 1862, soldiers wounded in the Battle of South Mountain were hospitalized in churches here. July 1863, Gen. Meade established headquarters here as Union Forces pursued Confederates retreating from Gettysburg. July, 1864, Confederate Gen. . . . — Map (db m414) HM
Maryland (Frederick County), Mount Airy — Civil War Memorial
“Let no vandalism or avarice or neglect, no ravages of time testify to the present or to the coming generations, that we have forgotten as a people the cost of a free and undivided republic.” Gen. John A. Logan 1868. — Map (db m106838) WM
Maryland (Frederick County), New Market — New Market in the Civil War
This area was patrolled by Confederate troops under the command of Gen. Fitz Hugh Lee at the time of General Robert E. Lee's invasion of Maryland in September 1862. — Map (db m129754) HM
Maryland (Frederick County), New Market — New Market in the Civil War
This area was patrolled by Confederate troops under the command of Gen. Fitz Hugh Lee at the time of General Robert E. Lee's invasion of Maryland in September 1862. Gen. J.E.B. Stuart and his Confederate cavalry escaping from Union forces passed . . . — Map (db m4016) HM
Maryland (Garrett County), Oakland — Garrett County Civil War Veterans
Served in the Union Army (List of over 400 names) Served in the Confederate Army (List of 31 names) Notable Participants Associated with Garrett County (List of 9 names) Dedicated 2015 This memorial was created through the . . . — Map (db m135580) WM
Maryland (Howard County), Ellicott City — During the Civil War
During the Civil War, Union troops stationed here guarded the viaduct against destruction by southern forces. The viaduct stands today as originally built, 612 feet long, 28 feet wide, and curving in a graceful four degree arc across the Patapsco. . . . — Map (db m73577) HM
Maryland (Kent County), Chestertown — Civil War MonumentChestertown Maryland
Erected by James A. Pearce June 1917 in commemoration of the patriotism and valor of a once divided but now reunited county. To the soldiers of Kent in the Confederate Army 1861-1865 Captain William I. Rasin; Macall M. Rasin; George T. . . . — Map (db m62822) HM
Maryland (Montgomery County), Darnestown — Civil War Troops & Darnestown ResidentsThe Civil War
Military Hardships Before becoming soldiers with military spirit, the men endured a series of hardships and deprivations. Even with their close proximity to Washington D. C. the men of Banks' division suffered shortages of clothing, . . . — Map (db m69839) HM
Maryland (Montgomery County), Darnestown — Disease, Death, and Medical Discoveries During the Civil WarThe Graveyard — Darnestown —
Soldiers feared bullets and bayonets on the battlfield, but the greater danger was the invisible presence of bacteria in both Union and Confederate camps. By 1865, 620,000 men were casualties of war; the bulk succumbed to communicable diseases like . . . — Map (db m69818) HM
Maryland (Montgomery County), Darnestown — The Civil War in DarnestownThe Civil War
Although no major battles were fought in Darnestown, major troop movements occurred throughout the war. April 13, 1861    - -  Fort Sumpter Falls April 15 1861    - -  Lincoln calls out 75,000 state militia May 3, 1861    - -   Lincoln . . . — Map (db m69981) HM
Maryland (Montgomery County), Poolesville — The Civil War at Poolesville
Famed commander, Lt. Col. E.V. (“Lige”) White, of the 35th BN Va. Cavalry C.S.A., and many members of his command were natives of this area. This town became the headquarters of Union Brig. Gen. Charles P. Stone’s 12,000-man corps of . . . — Map (db m2112) HM
Maryland (Montgomery County), Seneca — Seneca Mills During the Civil War
With only the Potomac River between Montgomery County and the Confederate South, Seneca Mills residents were always close to impending troop activity. At the beginning of the war, the Seneca Mill community was worthy of consideration by the . . . — Map (db m118667) HM
Maryland (Montgomery County), Silver Spring — A New Deal in TownSilver Spring Post Office — Silver Heritage Georgia Avenue —
Silver Spring During the Civil War If you has used our post office between 1937 and 1981 you would have seen a mural depicting a possible Civil War scenario. Opened on March 1, 1937, the Georgian Revival style Silver Spring post office at . . . — Map (db m76411) HM
Maryland (Montgomery County), Silver Spring — Silver Spring in the Civil War
On July 11-12, 1864, General Jubal Early's 20,000 Confederate troops marched down Georgia Avenue (formerly Seventh Street Turnpike), in their attack on Fort Stevens in the District of Columbia (1). Francis Preston Blair's vacant home (2) "Silver . . . — Map (db m37580) HM
Maryland (Montgomery County), Silver Spring — The Blair Family and the Civil War
In his declaration of war on April 15, 1861, President Lincoln made an urgent request: “I appeal to all loyal citizens to favor, facilitate and aid said effort to maintain the honor, the integrity, and the existence of our National Union, . . . — Map (db m82166) HM
Maryland (Montgomery County), Silver Spring — The Civil War in Silver Spring
Just west of the Jesup Blair House was "Falklands," home of President Lincoln's Postmaster General, Montgomery C. Blair, and "Silver Spring," home of his father, Francis Preston Blair. During the attack on Ft. Stevens, July 11 and 12, 1864, . . . — Map (db m3972) HM
Maryland (Prince George's County), Laurel — Site of Laurel's Civil War Hospital
This building served as a Civil War hospital connected with the 109th NY. between January and November 1863. Here hospital matron Sarah A. Palmer "Aunt Becky" and her nurses tended sick soldiers. Disease more than war affected local soldiers. . . . — Map (db m78931) HM
Maryland (St. Mary's County), Scotland — A Bustling Civil War Community
By the end of the Civil War in 1865, the military bases at Point Lookout had grown into a small city. Besides the hospitals and prison camp, you could find dockyards, saw mills and warehouses - even a railroad, a post office and newspaper. Point . . . — Map (db m8934) HM
Maryland (St. Mary's County), St. Mary's City — A Time of TroublesStruggling
Civil war raged in England during the 1640s between King Charles I and his opponents in Parliament. Maryland's proprietary government, led by Lord Baltimore and other Catholics, sided with the King. MAny of the first colonists in Maryland, however, . . . — Map (db m138837) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Funkstown — Civil War Hospital SiteAngela Kirkham Davis House
Civil War Hospital Site Angela Kirkham Davis House Was used as a hospital during The Maryland Campaign 1862 Private Property courtesy of S.H.A.F. — Map (db m2008) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Hagerstown — Hagerstonians In The Civil WarCongressman James Dixon Roman 1809-1867
This building was Congressman Roman's home from the time he purchased it in 1845 until his death in 1867. A prominent member of the Whig Party, Roman was elected to the House of Representatives during the 30th Congress (1847-1849). He declined . . . — Map (db m45185) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Hagerstown — Hagerstonians in the Civil WarGovernor William T. Hamilton, 1820-1888
William T. Hamilton was born in Boonsboro. He attended the Hagerstown Academy and Jefferson College in Pennsylvania. Hamilton passed the bar in 1845 and opened a law practice in Hagerstown. After serving one year in the Maryland Legislature, he was . . . — Map (db m60558) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Hagerstown — Hagerstonians in the Civil WarMargaret Greenawalt, 1824-1911 Catharine Bonebrake Bowman, 1821-1902
Many communities in this region boast of stories similar to Frederick's Barbara Fritchie or Middletown's Nancy Crouse, who defied the Confederates during their invasions of Maryland. Hagerstown is no exception. Although the specific date of . . . — Map (db m107235) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Hagerstown — Hagerstonians in the Civil WarThe Rebels MacGill
A local doctor and father of 11, Charles MacGill (1806-1881) was a co-founder of the Hagerstown Herald and was a major general in the Maryland Militia. On September 30, 1861, Union troops came to his home to arrest him “on the authority . . . — Map (db m129169) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Hagerstown — Hagerstonians in the Civil WarDr. John Absalom Wroe, 1817-1874
This home was constructed around 1838. During the Civil War, it was the home of Dr. John Absalom Wroe and his family. A native of Virginia, Wroe helped to treat wounded Confederate and union soldiers who were left in the City when the rebel army . . . — Map (db m107241) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Hagerstown — Hagerstonians in the Civil WarColonel Henry Kyd Douglas, CSA 1838-1903
Douglas was raised at Ferry Hill Place, on the Maryland side of the Potomac River at Shepherdstown. In 1861, he enlisted in the 2nd Virginia Infantry and fought in the Battle of First Manassas. From April to October, 1862, Douglas was the youngest . . . — Map (db m107394) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Hagerstown — Hagerstonians In The Civil WarBrevet Brigadier General George Bell, USA 1828 - 1907
George Bell was the son of William Duffield Bell, developer of South Prospect Street and editor of the Hagerstown Torchlight newspaper. He grew up in this neighborhood. An 1853 graduate of West Point, Bell served at several posts in . . . — Map (db m44835) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Keedysville — Civil War Hospital SiteSamuel Pry Mill
Civil War Hospital Site Samuel Pry Mill Was used as a hospital during The Maryland Campaign 1862 Private Property courtesy of S.H.A.F. — Map (db m3203) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sandy Hook — Civil War Campgrounds
For more than three years - May 1862 through July 1865 - Union soldiers lived, worked, and played on Maryland Heights. They built numerous campgrounds on this inhospitable mountain that lacked water, level ground, or adequate sanitation conditions. . . . — Map (db m5007) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sandy Hook — Exploring Maryland Heights
As the highest ridge surrounding the town of Harpers Ferry, Maryland Heights once bustled with private industry and Civil War occupation. Antietam Iron Works, a major nail producer in the early 1800s, burned the timber of the heights for charcoal . . . — Map (db m116570) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Sharpsburg — Civil War Hospital SiteHoffman Farm
Civil War Hospital Site Hoffman Farm Was used as a hospital during The Maryland Campaign 1862 Private Property courtesy of S.H.A.F. — Map (db m7191) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Williamsport — The C&O Canal in the Civil War at Williamsport
The C&O Canal was an important transportation line during the Civil War, and was a frequent target of attack from both sides. Confederate General Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson's troops attempted to breat Dam Nos. 4 & 5 in the winter of 1861-62. . . . — Map (db m95567) HM
Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Sandwich — Sandwich Civil War Monument
Presented By William Eaton To His Native Town Of Sandwich Mass. As A Memorial To His Father James R. Eaton May 30, 1911 Erected In Memory Of The Soldiers And Sailors From This Town, Brave Defenders Of The Union And . . . — Map (db m140412) WM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Adams — Civil War Memorial

Erected by George E. Sayles Post No 126 and Womans Relief Corps No 160 of Adams Mass, in loving remembrance of Our Soldiers who sleep in unknown graves 1861 — 1865 — Map (db m118613) WM

Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Great Barrington — Great Barrington Civil War Memorial
A Tribute Of honor and Gratitude To Her Citizens Who Fought For Liberty and Union 1861. – 1865. Erected by the Town of Great Barrington. 1876. — Map (db m58955) HM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Stockbridge — Stockbridge Civil War Monument
[ south side ] To Her Sons Beloved and Honored Who Died for Their Country In the Great War Of the Rebellion Stockbridge In Grateful Remembrance Has Raised This Monument A.D. 1866 [ north side ] To Bravery . . . — Map (db m59225) HM
Massachusetts (Bristol County), New Bedford — Civil War’s First Black Regiment — New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park —
Near this spot, in February 1863, a recruiting office opened to enlist men for the first black regiment authorized to fight for the Union cause. The men who volunteered here formed Company C of the 54th Regiment of Massachusetts. If captured, . . . — Map (db m84070) HM
Massachusetts (Essex County), Rowley — Rowley Massachusetts Civil War Memorial

Rowley's tribute to her men who served in the military or naval service of the United States in the War to preserve the Union. There names appear here. Erected 1901 1861-1865

[There are three sides of engraved names] — Map (db m97164) HM

Massachusetts (Essex County), Swampscott — Swampscott Civil War Monument
[ east side ] In Memory Of The Brave And Heroic Soldiers Who Died In Defence Of Their Country. This Monument Is Erected By The Town Of Swampscott. "Our Nations Defenders Dead But Not Forgotten." [ north side ] . . . — Map (db m36772) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Brimfield — Civil War Memorial
Our country’s defenders in the War of the Rebellion Erected by the town (18 names are arranged around the pillar)Map (db m106169) WM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Chicopee — Civil War Memorial
Front 1861 Civil War 1865 The War Between the States A family struggle that reunited the nation From Chicopee 931 men served 72 lost their lives while serving their names are recorded on two tablets at the entrance of city hall . . . — Map (db m54870) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Holyoke — Civil War Monument
In memory of Our Volunteers who died For The Union 1861 - 1865. — Map (db m56042) HM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Springfield — Civil War Soldiers' Monument
They served their country 1861-1865 — Map (db m106793) WM
Massachusetts (Hampden County), Westfield — Westfield Civil War Monument
Westfield honors the memory of her sons who have fallen in defence of Liberty Union and Independence 1861 to 1865. --------------- Erected 1871 — Map (db m24356) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Concord — Concord Massachusetts Civil War Memorial
West Face The Town of Concord builds this monument in honor of the brave men whose names it bears, and records with grateful pride that they found here a birthplace, home or grave. 1866.

East face They died for their country . . . — Map (db m107673) WM

Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Newton — Civil War Soldiers Monument
In memoriam perpetuam, 1864 Pro patria mortui sunt (“they have died for their country”) — Map (db m84921) WM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Shirley — Shirley Civil War Memorial
. . . — Map (db m135091) WM
Massachusetts (Norfolk County), Quincy — Civil War Memorial

In Honor Of Our Patriot Soldiers.

Killed in Battle. [Roll of Honored Dead]

Died of Wounds Received in Battle. [Roll of Honored Dead]

Died in Prison. [Roll of Honored Dead]

Died of Disease contracted . . . — Map (db m119039) HM

Massachusetts (Suffolk County), Mattapan — Boston Civil War Memorial
(Front panel) To the Memory of the Soldiers and Sailors of Boston who fell in defense of their Country and Liberty in the Rebellion which ended in 1865. This monument is gratefully dedicated by the City of Boston.(Rear panel) The courage and . . . — Map (db m66276) WM
Massachusetts (Suffolk County), Revere — City of Revere Civil War Memorial
. . . — Map (db m89284) WM
Massachusetts (Worcester County), Ashburnham — Ashburnham Civil War Monument
To the men of Ashburnham who served their country in the war that saved the Union Given by Melvin Ohio Adams to his native town A.D. 1904 — Map (db m133808) WM
Massachusetts (Worcester County), Brookfield — Civil War Memorial
Two hundred sixty-six volunteers went to the Civil War from Brookfield 1861-1865. Thirty-eight died in the service. Erected July 4, 1890 by the citizens of Brookfield to commemorate the deeds of their loyal sons in the War for the Preservation . . . — Map (db m106166) WM
Massachusetts (Worcester County), Fitchburg — Fitchburg Civil War Memorial
Fitchburg erects this monument in memory of her brave sons who fell and in honor of all her loyal citizens who perilled their lives in the great struggle which secured the unity of the Republic and the freedom of an oppressed . . . — Map (db m12264) HM
Massachusetts (Worcester County), Hardwick — Hardwick Civil War Monument
Dedicated to the Heroes who fell, and the Patriots who fought for Union and Liberty 1861-1865 by their comrade Col. Louis E. Granger, U.S. Vols. Cold Harbor Reams Station Antietam Port Hudson Cedar Mountain Gettysburg . . . — Map (db m106409) WM
Massachusetts (Worcester County), Harvard — Harvard Civil War Monument
South side Harvard erects this monument in grateful remembrance of her soldiers who gave their lives to their country in the war for the defence of the Union East side Allen, Edward M. - Co. G 36th Reg. Bigelow, Joseph H. - Co. H 1st . . . — Map (db m66305) WM
Massachusetts (Worcester County), Hubbardston — Civil War Memorial
In memory of our fallen heros — Map (db m133564) WM
Massachusetts (Worcester County), Southborough — Civil War Memorial

In Memoriam Our Country's Defenders Rebellion 1861.

W. E. Buck • P. H. Cleary • O. Edwards H. L. Fay • E. A. Frederick • C. F. Fisher T. A. Gould • J. Haggarty • P. Kilgariff M. J. Burditt • R. Mulstee • G. W. Nichols A. G. . . . — Map (db m122538) WM

Massachusetts (Worcester County), Southbridge — Southbridge Civil War Memorial
. . . — Map (db m122587) WM
Massachusetts (Worcester County), Sturbridge — Civil War Soldier's Monument

[Honor Roll] A. M. Bullard • J. B. Blodget • J. Brigham J. B. Cooper • J. A. Johnson • C. C McMaster I. G. Plimpton • R. Sharruck • C. M. Whittemore P. Gavin • W. J. Allen • C. H. Brown • W. Carter T. O'Hare • H. Smith • W. J. . . . — Map (db m118866) WM

Massachusetts (Worcester County), Whitinsville — Civil War Memorial1861 • 1865

To the men of Northbridge who gave their lives for their country

Andrew Addison • Henry W Ainsworth • James Allen Arthur J Andrus • Alfred A Batcheller Elbridge Bodwell • Dexter Brown • Edwin R Brown Joseph E Brown • Jeremiah H . . . — Map (db m117472) WM

Michigan (Allegan County), Allegan — Allegan Civil War Monument
Defenders of our Nation 1861. — 1865. — Map (db m69892) WM
Michigan (Allegan County), Fennville — Ganges Township Civil War Monument
(Front / West Panel) Ganges Volunteers S. Shepherd 2 CAV • U.M. Nichols 2 CAV • Loomis 3 CAV • W. Bicnell 3 CAV • S. Winn 3 CAV • R. Winn 3 CAV • J. Woodin 3 CAV • O.P. Taylor 5 CAV • J.M. Weaver 8 CAV • S.D. Tobey 8 CAV • W. . . . — Map (db m73510) WM
Michigan (Allegan County), Otsego — Otsego Civil War Memorial
In Memoriam Given in F.C. and L. The Soldiers and Sailors Who Died That the Union Might Live — Map (db m73760) WM
Michigan (Benzie County), Benzonia — S0560 — Bruce Catton

(Side A) Historian, author, editor, Bruce Catton (1899-1978) is best known for his two Civil War trilogies -- The Army of the Potomac and The Centennial History of the Civil War. Born in Petoskey, Catton spent most of his . . . — Map (db m97480) HM

Michigan (Berrien County), Niles — Parrott Civil War CannonRiverfront Park Historical Trail
Nearly 12,000 memorial cannons were donated by the U.S. Government, between 1872 and 1916, to local Posts of the Grand Army of the Republic (G.A.R.) and other civic and patriotic groups for the purpose of display as a veterans' war memorial. They . . . — Map (db m67883) HM WM
Michigan (Branch County), Union City — Union City Civil War Monument
(West Side) To the Memory of Our Fallen Heroes 1861 - 1865 Erected May 30th, 1884 (South Side) Franklin Pitssburg Landing (sic) Nashville (East Side) Atlanta Mission Ridge Vicksburg . . . — Map (db m65840) WM
Michigan (Cass County), Dowagiac — Dowagiac Civil War Monument
(South Side) Erected by H.C. Gilbert Post No. 47 G.A.R. Comrs. Fred E. Lee, Prest. J. Edwards, 1st Vice Prest. H. Goddings, 2nd Vice Prest. H.S. McMaster, Sec. Willis M. Farr, Tres. 1861-1865 (North Side) Cass . . . — Map (db m64761) WM
Michigan (Cheboygan County), Mackinaw City — 12 — Mackinaw's Civil War CannonsThe Guns (Cannons) That Won the Civil War — Mackinaw City Historical Pathway —
During the Civil War and after the battle in Mobile Bay, naval historians called this gun, the 9-inch Dahlgren, the gun "that won the Civil War". We are very lucky to have these three relics from the Civil War here in Makinaw City, Michigan. The . . . — Map (db m138764) HM
Michigan (Grand Traverse County), Traverse City — Civil War Memorial

The Civil War Soldier statue was purchased by public donations from the Chicago Bronze Company and dedicated at a public ceremony on Decoration Day, May 30, 1890. Over 300 Civil War Veterans were joined by 4,000 citizens at the unveiling at the . . . — Map (db m98272) HM WM

Michigan (Hillsdale County), Allen — Allen Civil War Monument
Forty two years after the surrender at Appomattox, this monument is dedicated to the memory of heroic men who imperilled their lives for the preservation of the Union Erected by a comrade who, by the fortunes of war, was permitted to . . . — Map (db m66786) WM
Michigan (Kent County), Grand Rapids — Kent County Civil War Monument & Fountain
In Honor of the Soldiers from Kent County 1861 - 1865 Erected 1885 — Map (db m95407) WM
Michigan (Oakland County), Milford — Civil War Memorial
Erected to the memory of our comrades 1861-1865 by the Herber Lefavour Post no. 181 G.A.R. Milford committee A.J. McCall, J.E. Beaumont, G.W. Sturdevant — Map (db m26705) HM
Michigan (Saint Clair County), Port Huron — Civil War Memorial
This boulder and tablet were placed here by The Department of Michigan Woman's Relief Corps in memory of and dedicated to The Civil War Veterans. 1861 - 1865 "They are sleeping in the valleys, They are sleeping 'neath the . . . — Map (db m76102) WM
Michigan (St. Joseph County), Centreville — Centreville Civil War Monument
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Michigan (St. Joseph County), Constantine — Constantine Civil War Monument
Constantine to her Soldiers 1861—1865 — Map (db m72979) WM
Michigan (St. Joseph County), Leonidas — Leonidas Civil War Monument
In Honor of The Brave Men Who From Leonidas Bore Some Loyal Part In The Great Civil War 1861—1865 World War II Sgt. Gordon B. Culp 1920     1944 — Map (db m74957) WM
Michigan (St. Joseph County), Three Rivers — Three Rivers Civil War Monument
(West Panel) Appomattox • Stone River • Antietam • Chickamauga • Fredericksburg • Missionary Ridge • Chancellorsville • Reseca • Cold Harbor • Tebbs Bend • Petersburg • Perryville • Hatchers Run • Knoxville • Five Forks • Franklin • . . . — Map (db m75332) WM
Michigan (Van Buren County), Lawton — Lawton Civil War Monument
Our Fallen Heroes From 1861 to 1865 — Map (db m68411) WM
Michigan (Washtenaw County), Chelsea — Oak Grove Cemetery Civil War Memorial
(North Face): Erected under the auspices of Woman's Relief Corps No. 210, assisted by R.P. Carpenter Post No. 41, and Patriotic Citizens 1861 to 1865 (West Face):R.P. Carpenter Post No 41 To the memory of our noble dead who freely . . . — Map (db m26732) HM
Michigan (Washtenaw County), Dexter — Dexter Area Civil War Memorial
Erected by the citizens of Dexter and vicinity, in memory of the heroes who fought and the martyrs who died that the republic might live. Dedicated May 30, 1898 1861-1865 — Map (db m53429) HM
Michigan (Washtenaw County), Ypsilanti — S724 — The Barracks / Ypsilanti in the Civil War
The Barracks When the Civil War began in 1861, this corner site housed a commercial building called the Norris Block. Its location across the street from the railroad station made it an ideal place for short-term lodging for enlistees . . . — Map (db m101216) HM
Michigan (Washtenaw County), Ypsilanti — Ypsilanti Civil War Memorial
This Statue was presented by Mary-Ann Starkweather 1861-1865 Erected by the Women's Relief Corps of Ypsilanti in memory of the men who in the War of the Great Rebellion fought to uphold their country's flag . . . — Map (db m14142) HM
Michigan (Wayne County), Dearborn — Michigan Soldiers Trained at U.S. Arsenal During Civil War
During the period of the American Civil War the U.S. Arsenal in Dearborn (then Dearbornville) served as training facilities for Michigan soldiers. This marker is a testimony and a memorial to those men and their units who gave a measure of their . . . — Map (db m97537) HM
Michigan (Wayne County), Detroit — S0687 — Chapman Abraham / Jewish Soldiers in the Civil War
(front side):Chapman Abraham During the French and Indian War (1754-1763), the British took Canada from France and with it possession of French forts in the western Great Lakes region, including Detroit. The post remained an important . . . — Map (db m33485) HM
Michigan (Wayne County), River Rouge — Civil War /Spanish War /World War
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Minnesota (Blue Earth County), Mankato — Civil War Monument
In Honor of Union Veterans of the Civil War Erected by the City of Mankato for Alexander Wilkin Post No. 19 Department of Minnesota Grand Army of the Republic — Map (db m67086) WM
Minnesota (Carver County), Waconia — Civil War Monument
To the Memory of the Defenders of the Union, 1861 to 1865. Erected by the Citizens of Carver County in 1892. F. Anthony, S.M. Alexander, Ch. All, A. Arneson, L. Anderson, C.F. Anderson, S. Anderson, A.G. Anderson, J. Anderson, . . . — Map (db m71715) WM
Minnesota (Goodhue County), Cannon Falls — "We Must Have a Gun"
The Grand Army of the Republic (the GAR) was organized by Civil War veterans. The Cannon Falls George McKinley GAR Post #92 closed its minutes on February 1, 1897, with this note: "We Must Have a Gun." Its members were . . . — Map (db m46821) HM
Minnesota (Goodhue County), Red Wing — Civil War Memorial
Erected to the Memory of the Volunteer Soldiers of Goodhue County 1861–1865 — Map (db m45492) HM
Minnesota (Hennepin County), Bloomington — Civil War Monument
[south side] Erected by the Citizens of Bloomington, Memorial Day, 1890, In honor and memory of our country's defenders 1861, - 1865. Monument Committee. Sever Ellingson, Chairman. • Wm. Oxborough, Jr. • H.H. Pond, Treas. . . . — Map (db m56933) HM
Minnesota (Lyon County), Marshall — Lyon County, Minnesota Civil War Memorial
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Minnesota (Meeker County), Litchfield — Civil War Monument
The Grand Army of the Republic Badge To the Honor and Memory of the Loyal Soldiers and Sailors of the War of 1861 to 1865. — Map (db m70784) WM
Minnesota (Ramsey County), St. Paul — St. Paul Civil War Memorial
To perpetuate the memory of the Union Soldiers and Sailors of the War of 1861 — 1865 · Their patriotism inspired unquestioning devotion · Their valor was attested on hard-won battlefields · Their suffering and sacrifice exalted the . . . — Map (db m32893) HM
Minnesota (Redwood County), Redwood Falls — Civil War Monument
The Grand Army of the Republic Badge Erected 1913 by W. R. C. Sacred to the Memory of our Civil War Veterans 1861 - 1865 Gideon Richardson · Co. D. 195 Ohio Inf. • A.L. Gale · Co. H. 14 N.H. Inf. • Andrew G. . . . — Map (db m71094) WM
Minnesota (Renville County), Morton — Minnesota's Civil War
In the late summer of 1862, the land on which you're standing was a war zone. The causes of that war had been brewing for decades. In treaties signed between 1805 and 1858, the Dakota nation ceded much of its land to the U.S. government. By . . . — Map (db m71337) HM
Minnesota (Rice County), Northfield — Civil War Monument
Dedicated to - the - Soldiers - and - Sailors who saved the Union 1861—1865 — Map (db m48434) HM
Minnesota (Washington County), Stillwater — Civil War Flank HowitzerDedicated July 4, 2008
In honor and remembrance of all Washington County veterans. This monument was made possible by the generous donation of the Margaret Rivers Fund and other contributors. — Map (db m78708) WM
Mississippi (Chickasaw County), Okolona — Okolona in the Civil War
Throughout the Civil War, Confederate forces were stationed in Okolona, taking advantage of the agriculturally rich prairie region. With a large supply depot, the town was the object of Union Raids at least twice. On February 22, 1864, Maj. Gen. . . . — Map (db m102746) HM

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