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Minnesota Monument - Little Rock, Arkansas
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 34° 43.479 W 092° 15.367
15S E 568107 N 3842760
Quick Description: Union Civil War memorial located at the Little Rock National Cemetery in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Location: Arkansas, United States
Date Posted: 4/12/2011 8:02:52 PM
Waymark Code: WMB6XK
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark
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Long Description:

The Minnesota Monument also known as Taps was placed by the State of Minnesota to honor its soldiers who died in the Civil War and are buried in the cemetery. The memorial dedicated September 22, 1916 features a sculpture of a Union soldier with his head bowed. He is holding a rifle with it barrel pointing down, he is holding his cap against his heart. The bronze statue stands on a Minnesota granite base inscribed:

Erected A.D. 1916 By The
State Of Minnesota
In Memory Of Her Soldiers
Here Buried Who Lost Their Lives
In The Service Of The United States
In The War For The
Preservation of the Union
A.D. 1861 -- 1865

Date Installed or Dedicated: 9/22/1916

Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: State of Minnesota

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Union

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