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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 Buford Memorial - Rock Island ILview gallery

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    U.S. Civil War General StatuesMajor General John Buford Memorial - Rock Island IL

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    Major General John Buford Memorial in Rock Island IL

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kJfishman

    location: Illinois

    date approved: 4/11/2016

    last visited: 6/26/2011

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    U.S. Civil War General StatuesGeneral Samuel Ryan Curtis

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    Former mayor of Keokuk, Member of Congress, West Point grad., Colonel Mexican War, Gen. Civil War.

    posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

    location: Iowa

    date approved: 5/1/2008

    last visited: 1/15/2012

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