Civil War Monument

Civil War Monument (HM17JF)

Location: Union, WV 24983 Monroe County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 35.704', W 80° 32.565'

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On Aug. 21, 1901, this 20 ft. monument with a 6 ft. statue depicting typical Confederate soldier was dedicated to the Monroe County men who served the lost cause. Hinton Marble Works produced the Italian marble statue, standing on granite pedestal, placed on native blue limestone. Site selected in anticipation of Union's growth. Dedication crowd of 10,000 heard speech of Gen. John Echols.
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HM NumberHM17JF
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Year Placed1982
Placed ByWest Virginia Department of Culture and History
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Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 9:58pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 540365 N 4160986
Decimal Degrees37.59506667, -80.54275000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 35.704', W 80° 32.565'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 35' 42.24" N, 80° 32' 33.90" W
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Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 313-329 5th St, Union WV 24983, US
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