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U.S. Civil War General Statues
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Find a statue honoring the service of a General from the U.S. Civil war. The General could have served the Union (North) or Confederacy (South). Please see the specific requirements, below, for what kind of statues qualify.
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Statues of Generals from the United States Civil War can be found in many of the cities where battles took place as well as their hometowns or cities they defended.Find and Waymark the statues that honor these men so others may know more about those who decided the course of the War Between the States.

These statues should be visible to the general public.

What constitutes a valid statue:

  • Must be of the man himself
  • Life-size or larger
  • Honors the man specifically
  • Displays lettering which describes/dedicates the statue to the man
  • Can be on horseback
  • Can be on a pedestal
  • Cannot be part of a cluster of other statuary
  • Cannot be part of a larger monument
  • Cannot be the General's burial site

Instructions for Posting a U.S. Civil War General Statues Waymark:

Please include the following information in the description of the waymark:

  • GPS coordinates of the statue
  • Name of the General and his rank (if available)
  • National affiliation (Union or Confederacy)
  • Photo of the statue
  • Photos of all accompanying plaques

Posted photos should be done in HTML so the photo is visible in the waymark description.

Optional information:

  • Web link to biography of the General
  • GPS coordinates of nearby parking
  • Dates of service
  • Dates of birth/death
  • Famous battles
  • Death in which battle (if applicable)
  • Format for waymark title - General's Name - City, State
  • Instructions for Visiting a Waymark in this Category:
    • Describe your visit
    • Photo if possible (photos do not need to be as extensive as those in the waymark description
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    Image for Major General John Frederic Hartranft - Harrisburg, PAview gallery

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    U.S. Civil War General StatuesMajor General John Frederic Hartranft - Harrisburg, PA

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    Large bronze statue of Union Major General John Frederic Hartranft, Medal of Honor recipient who served the Union Army.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

    location: Pennsylvania

    date approved: 6/25/2019

    last visited: 1/22/2022

    Image for General Custer Monument - Gettysburg, PAview gallery

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    U.S. Civil War General StatuesGeneral Custer Monument - Gettysburg, PA

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    This is a beautiful, larger than life, statue of Genera Custer hoisted high above a decorative column. Beneath, at the base, are the records of his exploits & the Michigan Cavalry Brigade he led at the Battle of Gettysburg on July 1 - July 3, 1863.

    posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

    location: Pennsylvania

    date approved: 5/3/2011

    last visited: 6/4/2017

    Image for General Francis Channing Barlow, Gettysburg, Pennsylvaniaview gallery

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    U.S. Civil War General StatuesGeneral Francis Channing Barlow, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

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    The General Francis Channing Barlow statue is located in the Gettysburg National Military Park, along East Howard Avenue, near Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member deano1943

    location: Pennsylvania

    date approved: 6/8/2007

    last visited: 4/20/2011

    Image for General John Cleveland Robinson, Gettysburg, Pennsylvaniaview gallery

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    U.S. Civil War General StatuesGeneral John Cleveland Robinson, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

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    The General John Cleveland Robinson statue is located in the Gettysburg National Military Park, at Doubleday and Robinson Avenue, near Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member deano1943

    location: Pennsylvania

    date approved: 6/8/2007

    last visited: 9/1/2014

    Image for General James Samuel Wadsworth, Gettysburg, Pennsylvaniaview gallery

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    U.S. Civil War General StatuesGeneral James Samuel Wadsworth, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

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    The General James Samuel Wadsworth statue is located in the Gettysburg National Military Park, along North Reynolds Avenue, at Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member deano1943

    location: Pennsylvania

    date approved: 12/31/2006

    last visited: 3/14/2015

    Image for Major General John Fulton Reynolds, Gettysburg, Pennsylvaniaview gallery

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    U.S. Civil War General StatuesMajor General John Fulton Reynolds, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

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    The John Fulton Reynolds statue is located in the Gettysburg National Military Park, along Chambersburg Road (US Route 30) in Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member deano1943

    location: Pennsylvania

    date approved: 12/30/2006

    last visited: 11/7/2021

    Image for Major General John Buford Statue - Gettysburg, Pennsylvaniaview gallery

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    U.S. Civil War General StatuesMajor General John Buford Statue - Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

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    The General John Buford monument is located in the Gettysburg National Military Park, along Chambersburg Pike (US Route 30), near Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member deano1943

    location: Pennsylvania

    date approved: 12/30/2006

    last visited: 9/8/2011

    Image for General George Sears Greene, Gettysburg, Pennsylvaniaview gallery

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    U.S. Civil War General StatuesGeneral George Sears Greene, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

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    The General George Sears Greene monument is located in the Gettysburg National Military Park, at the Summit of Culp's Hill, near Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member deano1943

    location: Pennsylvania

    date approved: 6/8/2007

    last visited: 4/19/2015

    Image for General Abner Doubleday, Gettysburg, Pennsylvaniaview gallery

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    U.S. Civil War General StatuesGeneral Abner Doubleday, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

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    The General Abner Doubleday statue is located in the Gettysburg National Military Park, near the intersection of Meredith Avenue and South Reynolds Avenue, at Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member deano1943

    location: Pennsylvania

    date approved: 12/31/2006

    last visited: 2/20/2016

    Image for General Oliver O. Howard Equestrian Statue - Gettysburg, PAview gallery

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    U.S. Civil War General StatuesGeneral Oliver O. Howard Equestrian Statue - Gettysburg, PA

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    The General Oliver Otis Howard monument is located in the Gettysburg National Military Park, on East Cemetery Hill, near Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member deano1943

    location: Pennsylvania

    date approved: 6/8/2007

    last visited: 6/24/2011

    Image for General Winfield Scott Hancock, Gettysburg, Pennsylvaniaview gallery

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    U.S. Civil War General StatuesGeneral Winfield Scott Hancock, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

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    The General Winfield Scott Hancock monument is located in the Gettysburg National Military Park, on East Cemetery Hill, near Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member deano1943

    location: Pennsylvania

    date approved: 6/8/2007

    last visited: 4/20/2019

    Image for General John White Geary, Gettysburg, Pennsylvaniaview gallery

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    U.S. Civil War General StatuesGeneral John White Geary, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

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    The General John White Geary statue is located in the Gettysburg National Military Park, on North Slocum Avenue, near Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member deano1943

    location: Pennsylvania

    date approved: 6/8/2007

    last visited: 7/23/2017

    Image for General Henry Warner Slocum, Gettysburg, Pennsylvaniaview gallery

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    U.S. Civil War General StatuesGeneral Henry Warner Slocum, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

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    The General Henry Warner Slocum monument is located in the Gettysburg National Military Park, along Slocum Avenue (Stevens Knoll), near Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member deano1943

    location: Pennsylvania

    date approved: 6/8/2007

    last visited: 4/19/2015

    Image for Major General John F. Reynolds Monument - Gettysburg, PAview gallery

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    U.S. Civil War General StatuesMajor General John F. Reynolds Monument - Gettysburg, PA

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    Beautiful statue of this Major General sits high atop its base at the entrance of the Gettysburg National Cemetery.

    posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

    location: Pennsylvania

    date approved: 9/19/2010

    last visited: 5/10/2015

    Image for Confederate Brigadier General Lewis Addison Armistead - Gettysburg, PAview gallery

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    U.S. Civil War General StatuesConfederate Brigadier General Lewis Addison Armistead - Gettysburg, PA

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    Not the typical Civil War General statue one would expect to see. This Confederate Gen. has fallen to the ground, wounded, & is being tended to by a Union officer. The Friend to Friend Masonic Memorial is truly unique. Read on to find out why....

    posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

    location: Pennsylvania

    date approved: 10/23/2011

    last visited: 7/12/2011

    Image for Major General Charles H. T. Collis Memorial - Gettysburg, PAview gallery

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    U.S. Civil War General StatuesMajor General Charles H. T. Collis Memorial - Gettysburg, PA

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    This memorial is to Brevet Major General Charles H. T. Collis, commander of the 114th Pennsylvania Volunteers & recipient of the Medal of Honor. This is the only personal memorial erected within the Civil War interment section of the Nat'l Cemetery.

    posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

    location: Pennsylvania

    date approved: 7/3/2013

    last visited: 5/10/2015

    Image for General Alexander Hays, Gettysburg, Pennsylvaniaview gallery

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    U.S. Civil War General StatuesGeneral Alexander Hays, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

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    The General Alexander Hays monument is located in the Gettysburg National Military Park, along North Handcock Avenue, near Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member deano1943

    location: Pennsylvania

    date approved: 6/8/2007

    last visited: 12/4/2019

    Image for Major General George Meade Equestrian Statue - Gettysburg, PAview gallery

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    U.S. Civil War General StatuesMajor General George Meade Equestrian Statue - Gettysburg, PA

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    The General George Gordon Meade monument is located in the Gettysburg National Military Park, East of Hancock Avenue, near Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member deano1943

    location: Pennsylvania

    date approved: 6/8/2007

    last visited: 11/7/2021

    Image for General Alexander Stewart Webb, Gettysburg, Pennsylvaniaview gallery

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    U.S. Civil War General StatuesGeneral Alexander Stewart Webb, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

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    The General Alexander Stewart Webb statue is located in the Gettysburg National Military Park, along Handcock Avenue, near Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member deano1943

    location: Pennsylvania

    date approved: 6/8/2007

    last visited: 7/23/2017

    Image for General John Gibbon, Gettysburg, Pennsylvaniaview gallery

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    U.S. Civil War General StatuesGeneral John Gibbon, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

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    The John Gibbon statue is located in the Gettysburg National Military Park, along Handcock Avenue, near Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member deano1943

    location: Pennsylvania

    date approved: 6/8/2007

    last visited: 9/28/2021

    Image for George J. Stannard - Gettysburg, PAview gallery

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    U.S. Civil War General StatuesGeorge J. Stannard - Gettysburg, PA

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    This beautiful, fluted, sixty-foot Corinthian column is topped with a bronze statue of Brigadier General George Jerrison Stannard and pays tribute to the State of Vermont men who fought @ Gettysburg.

    posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

    location: Pennsylvania

    date approved: 3/30/2013

    last visited: 11/7/2021

    Image for General Alfred Pleasonton - Gettysburg, PAview gallery

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    U.S. Civil War General StatuesGeneral Alfred Pleasonton - Gettysburg, PA

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    This memorialized Civil War General was from Washington, D.C. unlike the 5 other Civil War Generals found at this site, who were all from PA. Overall there are 8 statues found in the niches flanking the four archways of the massive, state monument.

    posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

    location: Pennsylvania

    date approved: 9/4/2012

    last visited: 9/25/2021

    Image for General John T. Reynolds - Gettysburg, PAview gallery

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    U.S. Civil War General StatuesGeneral John T. Reynolds - Gettysburg, PA

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    This Civil War General statue represents five Pennsylvania Civil War Generals (six total generals) and eight statues overall found in the niches that flank the four archways of the massive, granite Pennsylvania State Memorial.

    posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

    location: Pennsylvania

    date approved: 3/30/2013

    last visited: 9/25/2021

    Image for General David M. Gregg - Gettysburg, PAview gallery

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    U.S. Civil War General StatuesGeneral David M. Gregg - Gettysburg, PA

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    This Civil War General statue represents five Pennsylvania Civil War Generals (six total generals) and eight statues overall found in the niches that flank the four archways of the massive, granite Pennsylvania State Memorial.

    posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

    location: Pennsylvania

    date approved: 9/4/2012

    last visited: 9/25/2021

    Image for General George G. Meade - Gettysburg, PAview gallery

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    U.S. Civil War General StatuesGeneral George G. Meade - Gettysburg, PA

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    This Civil War General statue represents five Pennsylvania Civil War Generals (six total generals) and eight statues overall found in the niches that flank the four archways of the massive, granite Pennsylvania State Memorial.

    posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

    location: Pennsylvania

    date approved: 3/30/2013

    last visited: 9/25/2021

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