Tag Archives: Civil War Monument

Of Monuments & Winchester National Cemetery

From the research desk! I’ve been getting ready for Emerging Civil War’s fundraiser for Wreath Across America, and this past week some of my favorite sources are the commemorative books published after several Union veterans touring trips to battlefields in … Continue reading

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Erie County Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Memorial

The Erie County Soldiers and Sailors Memorial sits on the west side of Perry Square, at West 6th and Peach Streets, in downtown Erie, PA. The sculpture, designed by Martin Milmore, is made from bronze, and sits upon a granite … Continue reading

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The Erie County Soldiers’ Memorial

Paid for by Dan Rice and created by sculptor Leonard Volk, the Erie County Soldiers’ Memorial was inaugurated on November 1, 1865. Situated on an island of land, in the middle of U.S. Route 20, which the lanes split to … Continue reading

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ECW Weekender: Bienville Square in Mobile, Alabama

This week a work event took me to Mobile, Alabama, and one hot, humid morning, I took a an early walk through some of the historic streets. Bienville Square caught my eye, and I decided to investigate. Turns out the … Continue reading

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“Nuns on the Battlefield” Monument

Located at the intersection of Rhode Island Avenue, Connecticut Avenue, and M Street in Washington D.C., there is a unique Civil War monument dedicated to the hundreds of Catholic nuns who volunteered as nurses during the conflict. The monument was … Continue reading

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