Soldiers and Sailors Monument - Batavia, NY
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11
N 42° 59.875 W 078° 11.228
17T E 729286 N 4764423
Quick Description: Imposing Civil War monument located in downtown Batavia.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 10/30/2014 2:38:07 AM
Waymark Code: WMMRNA
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
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Long Description:
Large granite monument dedicated to the men of Genesee County who served the Union during the war.

A bronze statue of Major General Emory Upton, a native of Batavia adorns the front of the monument.

A large marker attached to the north face lists major engagements during the war.

Marker Reads:

BULL RUN CHANCELLORSVILLE SPOTSYLVANIA
FAIR OAKS VICKSBURG PETERSBURG
MALVERN HILL GETTYSBURG COLD HARBOR
CEDAR MOUNTAIN CHICKAMAUGA MONOCACY
MANASSAS MISSIONARY RIDGE WINCHESTER
ANTIETAM ATLANTA CEDAR CREEK
FREDERICKSBURG WILDERNESS FIVE FORKS
APPOMATTOX

Markers denoting local service during World War I, World War II, Korea and Vietnam are also attached to the monument's base.
Date Installed or Dedicated: 8/5/1919

Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: Genesee County

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Union

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