Civil War Soldiers Monument

Civil War Soldiers Monument (HM87Y)

Location: Mt Vernon, OH 43050 Knox County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 23.62', W 82° 29.167'

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(south face)
"Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori"In grateful appreciation of the Patriotism and selfsacrifice of the lamented sons and soldiers of Knox Co. who for their Country and for freedom, laid down their lives in the war of the great Rebellion. This Monument is erected. They laid down their own lives that the life of the Nation might be preserved and shared in the glory of securing to every dweller in the land a heritage of human freedom and their blood helped to cement that Union, which has made this great people now and forever one.

(east face)
Erected by the Mount Vernon Ladies' Monument Association, July 4, A.D., 1877.

(north face)
In Honor of the Victories and Triumph of the National arms in the war of the Great Rebellion, 1861-5. And in memory of the noble Sons of Knox County Ohio who fought, and who fell, in that Conflict.

(west face)
"Our Country!
By that dread name we wave the sword on high.
And swear for her to live for her to die"
HM NumberHM87Y
Year Placed1877
Placed ByMount Vernon Ladies' Monument Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 10:43am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 373874 N 4472511
Decimal Degrees40.39366667, -82.48611667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 23.62', W 82° 29.167'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 23' 37.20" N, 82° 29' 10.02" W
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Area Code(s)740, 419
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3 W High St, Mt Vernon OH 43050, US
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