Civil War Veterans Memorial Soldier Statue - Marion Square Park - Marion, Iowa

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Sits on a 12 foot granite base. Has 4 plaques, one on each side. The front plaque reads: Erected AD 1914 By The Citizens Of Marion And Vicinity. In Honor Of The Heroes Of The Civil War 1861-65 And Dedicated Oct. 15 Under The Auspices Of Robt. Mitchell Post No. 206 GAR And The Women's Relief Corps. No. 126.

The plaque on the back has a side of Lincoln's Face and his words: That These Dead. Shall Not Go In Vain, That This Nation Under God Shall Have A New Birth Of Freedom, That Government Of The People, By The People, For The People. Shall Not Parish From The Earth - A. Lincoln.

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Comments (3)

~Marlene~ on April 9, 2013

Do you think this is the same soldier, Dave? :-) Very nice frame & good info! Like

Greetings, Marlene

KingHawkFan on April 9, 2013

Marlene I believe it is. I have seen a few of these now and they seem to have a very similar if not exact soldier. Many thanks for your visit, kind comment and L1. Best wishes, Dave.

jockswa on May 29, 2013

Hi Dave. Nice pic of this memorial. Lk. Regards, Jock.

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