Gibson County Civil War Memorial

Gibson County Civil War Memorial (HMWGN)

Location: Princeton, IN 47670 Gibson County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 21.324', W 87° 34.063'

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(( Upper Section ))

(Front) - - Resacca · Gettysburg · Chickamauga · March to the Sea

(Left) - - Shiloh · Perryville · Vicksburg · Nashville

(Right) - - Antietam · Franklin · Kennesaw Mt. · Fredricksburg

(Back) - - Bentonville · Atlanta · Mission Ridge · Stone River

(( Lower Section ))

( Front Panel )

Erected 1912.
by the citizens of
Gibson County, Indiana
in honor of the valor
and patriotism of the
2200 soldiers and sailors
who enlisted from
Gibson County in the Civil War of
1861 to 1865
a tribute to the memory of
the 500 who gave
the full measure of devotion
to their Country.

( Left Panel )

"It is rather for us, the living, that we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain —- That this Nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom —- and that government of the people, by the people, and for the people, shall not perish from the Earth."

(Gettysburg Address)
A. Lincoln.

( Right Panel )

"On fame's eternal camping ground,
Their silent tents are spread,
and glory guards with solemn round,
The bivouac of the dead."

( Back Panel )

Board of County Commissioners
Joseph P. Yochum
Gerhard C. Frohbieter
George A. Knowles
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Soldiers Monument Committee
David W. Smith, Chairman
Joseph K. McGary
Joseph Moore
William W. Blair
James W. Lewis, Secretary.
Year Placed1912
Placed ByCitizens of Gibson County Indiana
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 4:37am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 450397 N 4245401
Decimal Degrees38.35540000, -87.56771667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 21.324', W 87° 34.063'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 21' 19.44" N, 87° 34' 3.78" W
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Area Code(s)812
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-147 N Main St, Princeton IN 47670, US
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