Union Memorial - Springfield, Missouri
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 37° 10.444 W 093° 15.827
15S E 476583 N 4114215
Quick Description: Civil War memorial located in the Springfield National Cemetery in Springfield, Missouri.
Location: Missouri, United States
Date Posted: 10/30/2011 7:20:25 PM
Waymark Code: WMCZPB
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
Views: 7

Long Description:

The memorial features a figure of Union soldier holding his rifle in front of him with its butt resting between his feet. The figure stands on a marble shaft. The shaft rests on a base with the following inscriptions:

In Honor To
And in memory of
The Citizen And Volunteer
Who Were Killed And Died Of
wounds received in defense
Of Springfield Mo.
Against the Rebels
January 8, 1863

They Sacrificed Their
To Defend Our Homes.
They are our dead.
With grateful hearts
we will
Remember Them.

"The Union
The Constitution, and the
enforcement of the Laws."
A Favorite Quotation Of
        Dr. T.J. Bailey
Erected under direction
J.W.D.L. Mack Executor.
Date Installed or Dedicated: 1/1/1907

Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: Estate of Dr. Thomas J. Bailey

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Union

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