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Newton War Memorial - Batavia, Illinois
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 41° 50.478 W 088° 18.777
16T E 390993 N 4632989
Quick Description: Civil War Memorial located in West Batavia Cemetery, Batavia, Illinois.
Location: Illinois, United States
Date Posted: 11/5/2006 10:24:48 AM
Waymark Code: WMXKV
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid
Views: 30

Long Description:

This Civil War Memorial was erected in 1918 and has the following inscription:

This monument erected in honor and in
commemoration of the loyal patriotic
men who enlisted from the township
of Batavia Illinois in the War for the
Preservation of the Union 1861-1865

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

The gift of the late
Captain and Mrs. Don Carlos Newton

 

The monument has plaques on the other three sides listing the men and their units who had enlisted.
 

Date Installed or Dedicated: 01/01/1918

Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: Captain and Mrs. Don Carlos Newton

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Union

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