The Soldiers Friend

The Soldiers Friend (HMAER)

Location: Stockton, CA 95205 San Joaquin County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 58.648', W 121° 17.185'

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Ruel C. Gridley
Born Jan. 23, 1829
Died Nov. 24, 1870
Erected by
Grand Army of the Republic
and the Citizens of Stockton
Sept. 19, 1887 in gratitude
for services rendered Union
Soldiers during the War of
the Rebellion in collecting
275,000 dollars for the
Sanitary Commission by
selling and reselling a
sack of flour.
Series This marker is part of the Markers Attached to Sculpture series
Marker Number801
Year Placed1887
Placed ByRawlins Post No.23, Grand Army of the Republic and the Citizens of Stockton, September 19, 1887
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 2:40pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 650499 N 4204700
Decimal Degrees37.97746667, -121.28641667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 58.648', W 121° 17.185'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 58' 38.88" N, 121° 17' 11.10" W
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Area Code(s)209
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1811 Marshall Ave, Stockton CA 95205, US
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