Pickaway County Civil War Memorial - Circleville, Ohio
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougandSandra
N 39° 36.927 W 082° 56.403
17S E 333466 N 4386875
Quick Description: This Pickaway County Civil War Memorial is located in Forest Cemetery at 905 North Court St., Circleville, Ohio
Location: Ohio, United States
Date Posted: 10/28/2014 7:51:32 AM
Waymark Code: WMMR36
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
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Long Description:
The monuments design theme "soldier at parade rest" is a design chosen by the Antietam National Cemetery Board on September 16, 1867. This was the first known use of this soldier motif that would become a common sight across the country. - From: (visit link)
The inscription on the front of the monument reads-
IN
MEMORY
OF
OUR DEAD COMRADES
1861 - 1865
The inscription on the back of the monument reads-
ERECTED BY GROCE POST
NO. 156
AND
GROCE RELIEF CORPS
NO 68
DEP'T OF
G.A.R.
1889
Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: Department of Ohio Grand Army of the Republic Grose Post 156 and Groce Relief Corps 68

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Union

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Date Installed or Dedicated: Not listed

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