To install click the Add extension button. That's it.

The source code for the WIKI 2 extension is being checked by specialists of the Mozilla Foundation, Google, and Apple. You could also do it yourself at any point in time.

Kelly Slayton
Congratulations on this excellent venture… what a great idea!
Alexander Grigorievskiy
I use WIKI 2 every day and almost forgot how the original Wikipedia looks like.
Live Statistics
English Articles
Improved in 24 Hours
Added in 24 Hours
What we do. Every page goes through several hundred of perfecting techniques; in live mode. Quite the same Wikipedia. Just better.

List of memorials to the Grand Army of the Republic

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

(see also List of Union Civil War monuments and memorials)

This is a list of memorials to the Grand Army of the Republic. Memorials include a commemorative postage stamp, a U.S. highway, and physical memorials in numerous communities throughout the United States:

YouTube Encyclopedic

  • 1/5
    2 129 473
    1 367
    204 992
    6 556 757
    2 032
  • ✪ US Armed Forces Anthem - "Armed Forces Medley"
  • ✪ Michigan's GAR Museum - Vol. II, Episode 4
  • ✪ Union Music 1 hour (Songs of the Civil War)
  • ✪ Scotland the Brave (Bagpipes)






Monument in the Memory of the Comrades of the GAR. Dedicated May 30, 1887 it stands in the Tombstone Cemetery.


G.A.R. Commemorative issue of 1948
G.A.R. Commemorative issue of 1948


District of Columbia


The Chicago Cultural Center (1893), built on land donated by the GAR, maintains a memorial hall to the Grand Army
The Chicago Cultural Center (1893), built on land donated by the GAR, maintains a memorial hall to the Grand Army
Battery A Chicago Light Artillery Monument in Rosehill Cemetery
Battery A Chicago Light Artillery Monument in Rosehill Cemetery



  • Eldora, Iowa: GAR memorial of a metal soldier atop a granite base costing $3,000 was erected in 1885 in the center of the town square. It was relocated on the site in 1890 to accommodate construction of the courthouse. It has since been relocated to a site east of the courthouse and restored in 1985.[23]
  • Red Oak, Iowa: GAR memorial of a bronze soldier atop a granite base was dedicated in 1907 near grave sites in Evergreen Cemetery.[24]
  • Mt. Pleasant, Iowa: GAR monument and grave sites in the pioneer Hickory Grove Cemetery, junction of Hwy 218 & 185th St.[25]
  • Redfield, Iowa: The Marshall GAR Hall was restored in 2008 and houses a small museum.[26]
  • Waterloo, Iowa: The Grand Army of the Republic meeting hall has been restored and is operated as a meeting hall and museum by the City of Waterloo. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.[27][28]


  • Baxter Springs, Kansas: GAR monument and 163 gravesites in the Baxter Springs City Cemetery[29]
  • Topeka, Kansas: The GAR Memorial Hall at 120 SW 10th Avenue was dedicated May 27, 1914, housed the Kansas State Historical Society until 1995 when the society moved to larger quarters. After restoration, the structure became home to the Attorney General and Secretary of State offices in 2000.[30]




  • Baltimore, Multiple Union veterans monuments are located in Loudon Park National Cemetery on Frederick Road in Irvington.
  • Winfield, Carroll County - Monument to Pickett Post, G.A.R. in Ebenezer United Methodist Church Cemetery, on Woodbine Road.
  • Hagerstown: Memorial Speaker's Rostrum dedicated to the MG Jesse L. Reno Post, #4 of Hagerstown, constructed in 1924. Located in Rose Hill Cemetery
  • Hagerstown: Monument dedicated to Lyon Post #31 of Hagerstown (an African-American post), constructed in 2013. Located adjacent to the Reno Post Memorial in Rose Hill Cemetery.
  • Lansdowne, Baltimore County - Memorial Church dedicated to the memory of the Grand Army of the Republic.



  • Algonac, Michigan: Bronze statue of a soldier on a granite base was erected in 1905 in Boardwalk Park on St. Clair River Drive.[35]
  • Bay City, Michigan:
    • A monument of Whitney granite on a base of the same was erected in 1893 in Pine Ridge Cemetery in a section dedicated as Soldier's Rest. Pine Ridge Cemetery is located on the SE corner of Tuscola and Ridge Rd[36]
    • In 1902, an 8-inch Howitzer siege gun cannon was added to the Soldier's Rest section of Pine Ridge to guard the soldiers.[37]
  • Detroit, Michigan: Grand Army of the Republic Building was completed in 1890 as a meeting place for the local chapter of the GAR. When membership dwindled in the 1930s, the group deeded the property to the City of Detroit who paid a portion of the construction costs. The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986 and was vacant for many years.[38] In November 2011, the software company Mindfield acquired the building and, through the summer of 2013, spent over $1,000,000 on restoration.[39] In addition to Mindfield, the building now houses an upscale restaurant.[40]
  • Flint, Michigan: Two Parrott rifles occupy the lawn of the Genesee County Courthouse. In 2003, the Governor Henry H. Crapo Camp of SUVCW restored the bases and held a re-dedication ceremony.[41]
  • Grand Rapids, Michigan
    • A zinc fountain depicting a soldier at parade rest atop a carved column was dedicated in 1885 at the intersection of Fulton, Monroe and Division. It was restored and rededicated in October 2003.[42]
    • Oak Hill Cemetery at 1100 Eastern Avenue, SE contains an obelisk and the graves of several members of the Custer Post No. 5.[43]


Grand Army of the Republic Memorial Opera House, Valparaiso, Indiana. c. 1898
Grand Army of the Republic Memorial Opera House, Valparaiso, Indiana. c. 1898
  • Detroit Lakes, Minnesota: GAR Park, 317 Washington Avenue. The GAR Park was rededicated on April 15, 2015.[45]
  • Grand Meadow, Minnesota: GAR Hall/Museum. Booth Post No. 130 was once a meeting hall for members of the Grand Army of the Republic. The hall is believed to be one of only two remaining in Minnesota and is located on South Main Street between First Avenue SW and Second Avenue SW. The building is on the National Register of Historic Places because of its architectural and social significance.[46]
  • Hastings, Minnesota: Peller Post 89 purchased one-half acre of land for a cemetery in 1905. It holds graves of Civil War and Spanish–American War veterans.[47] In 1998, local VFW post 1210 restored the cemetery.[48]
  • Litchfield, Minnesota: The hall of Frank Daggett Post 35 has been preserved and houses a GAR museum.[48]
  • St. Paul, Minnesota: A memorial obelisk capped by a bronze statue stands at the intersection of John Ireland Boulevard and Summit Avenue. The statue gazes toward the capitol building to the east and was erected in 1903 at a cost of $9,000. It was created by artist John K. Daniels and bears a dedication to "Josias R. King the first man to volunteer in the 1st MN infantry" and commemorates all who fought.[49]


  • Carthage, Missouri: Park Cemetery contains a lot with several burials from the Stanton Post No. 16 with a large granite monument[50]
  • Laclede, Missouri: Grove and Cole Streets; Bronze soldier atop a granite base inscribed with a dedication to the Phil Kearny Post No. 19[51]


New Hampshire

New Jersey

New York

North Dakota


  • Columbus, Ohio: The Daughters of the Union dedicated a sundial on the grounds of the Ohio State House in 1941, the 75th anniversary of the GAR.[67]




  • Cleveland, Tennessee: The GAR Monument at Fort Hill Cemetery is only one of three GAR memorials in Tennessee.[73]


  • Vermont: State Route 15 is known as the Grand Army of the Republic Highway.[74]
  • Rutland, Vermont: Memorial Hall dedicated in 1899, served as the library until the 1930s[75]
  • Port Orchard, Washington: Sedgwick road, Sedgwick Cemetery and Sedgwick Junior High were all named after Ladies of G.A.R. General John Sedgwick Circle of Harper and Colby founded the cemetery. This cemetery was named in honor of General John Sedgwick, a Civil War Officer. In the year 1905, a group of women, wives, daughters, and nieces of Civil War Veterans, organized the General Sedgwick Circle, No. 28, Ladies of the G.A.R., Women’s Auxiliary of the Grand Army of the Republic.


Seattle GAR Park
Seattle GAR Park


See also


  1. ^ Richard F. Weingroff (July 27, 2009). "U.S. 6-The Grand Army of the Republic Highway". Federal Highway Administration. Retrieved 2011-02-14.
  2. ^ A. Gibson, Gary (1999). "Remembering the Grand Army of the Republic Fifty Years Later". Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War. Retrieved 2011-03-02.
    B. "G.A.R. Issue". National Postal Museum. Retrieved Jan 11, 2014.
  3. ^ "U.S. Stamps 1951". Archived from the original on 2011-03-03. Retrieved 2011-03-02.
  4. ^ "Grand Army of the Republic". The Historical Marker Database. May 29, 2009. Retrieved 2011-12-20.
  5. ^ "GAR Plot". Mountain View Cemetery. Retrieved 2011-12-20.
  6. ^ "Sacramento Historic City Cemetery Self-Guided Tour". 2005. Retrieved 2011-03-02.
  7. ^ "Events". United Veterans Council of Santa Clara County. Retrieved 2011-06-01.
  8. ^ "New England Civil War Museum". 4 December 2010. Retrieved 2011-03-02.
  9. ^ Hybrid satellite image/street map of Stephenson GAR Memorial in Washington, D.C., from WikiMapia
  10. ^ "Stephenson Grand Army of the Republic Memorial". 2006. Retrieved 2007-05-04.
  11. ^ "Stephenson Grand Army of the Republic Memorial". Smithsonian American Art Museum, Art Inventories Catalog. Retrieved 2007-05-04.
  12. ^ "Union Ridge Cemetery". Find A Grave. 5 July 2010. Retrieved 2011-06-01.
  13. ^ "The People's Palace: The Story of the Chicago Cultural Center". 1999. Retrieved 2011-03-02.
  14. ^ Lowe, Kenneth (27 May 2011). "Wet conditions fail to stop Greenwood Cemetery ceremony". Herald & Review. Decatur. Retrieved 2011-05-31.
  15. ^ "Civil War Monument, Minier, IL". 28 July 2008. Retrieved 2011-05-31.
  16. ^ "GAR Dedication Ceremony to Include Civil War Re-Enactors, Historic Canon Firing at Hillside Cemetery". Palatine Patch. July 9, 2015. Retrieved 2015-08-20.
  17. ^ "National Headquarters GAR Museum". Retrieved 2011-03-03.
  18. ^ "Illinois State Capitol-A Walking Tour" (PDF). Illinois Secretary of State. May 2001. Retrieved 2011-02-14.
  19. ^ "GAR Cemetery". Find A Grave. Retrieved 2011-05-31.
  20. ^ "A Brief History of the Memorial Opera House". Valparaiso Memorial Opera House. Retrieved 2011-02-14.
  21. ^ "The Capitol Today-Third Floor". Iowa Legislature. Retrieved 2011-02-14.
  22. ^ "Iowa Profile". State of Iowa. Retrieved 2011-02-14.
  23. ^ "History: The Civil War Monument". Hardin County, Iowa. Archived from the original on 2015-09-14. Retrieved 2015-07-31.
  24. ^ "Montgomery County: Red Oak". 30 November 2007. Retrieved 2011-03-03.
  25. ^ "Henry County-Mt. Pleasant". 30 May 2010. Retrieved 2011-03-03.
  26. ^ "Dallas County-Redfield". 25 May 2008. Retrieved 2011-03-03.
  27. ^ "Black Hawk County Memorial Hall". June 23, 2004. Retrieved 2011-02-24.
  28. ^ "Black Hawk County Soldiers Memorial Hall". National Park Service. Retrieved 2011-02-24.
  29. ^ "Baxter Springs City Cemetery Soldiers' Lot". 6 January 2011. Retrieved 2011-03-02.
  30. ^ "Schmidt, Kobach to commemorate Memorial Hall Anniversary" (Press release). Kansas Attorney General. 12 October 2011. Retrieved 2012-03-08.
  31. ^ "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form" (PDF). Kenton County Public Library. 17 July 1997. Archived from the original (PDF) on 27 January 2012. Retrieved 2011-12-20.
  32. ^ "Chalmette National Cemetery". Retrieved 2011-02-14.
  33. ^ "Our Fathers Saved Sundial". Monument City Blog. June 16, 2009. Retrieved 2011-02-14.
  34. ^ "Hartsuff Post 74 Grand Army of the Republic Hall". Rockland GAR Hall. 18 December 1998. Retrieved 2012-03-08.
  35. ^ "Grand Army of the Republic Monument, Algonac, Michigan". Department of Michigan-Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War. 19 March 2006. Retrieved 2011-12-20.
  36. ^ "The Soldier's Monument". Bay City Tribune. 19 August 1893. Retrieved 2014-11-20.
  37. ^ "Now Guards the Soldier's Rest". Bay City Tribune. 9 March 1902. Retrieved 2014-11-20.
  38. ^ Nolan, Jenny (January 28, 1997). "The Grand Army of the Republic". The Detroit News. Archived from the original on July 1, 2012. Retrieved 2010-10-15.
  39. ^ Austin, Dan (July 5, 2013). "A preservation battle worth fighting". Detroit Free Press. p. 11A. Retrieved 2013-07-05.
  40. ^ Rector, Sylvia (February 12, 2015). "G.A.R. Building's Republic restaurant to open next week". Detroit Free Press. p. D1.
  41. ^ "Monuments & Memorials". Governor Henry H. Crapo Camp No. 145. Retrieved 2014-05-07.
  42. ^ "Civil War Monument". Grand Rapids Historical Commission. Retrieved 2014-02-26.
  43. ^ "Custer Post Cenotaph and Burial Area". National Motorcycle Tour. Retrieved 2014-05-07.
  44. ^ Miron, Molly (31 May 2011). "Service of remembrance held at Greenwood Cemetery". Bemidji Pioneer. Retrieved 2011-05-31.
  45. ^ "G.A.R. Park". City of Detroit Lakes. Retrieved 2013-03-04.
  46. ^ "The Grand Meadow GAR Hall". Mower County Historical Society. Retrieved 2011-03-02.
  47. ^ "Hastings Veterans Memorials". Minnesota Department of Veterans Affairs. 2010. Retrieved 2012-02-19.
  48. ^ a b "Goodhue County and Minnesota in the G.A.R." private Anthony. 9 February 2011. Retrieved 2012-02-19.
  49. ^ "Soldiers and Sailors Monument". City of St. Paul, Minnesota. Retrieved 2012-02-19.
  50. ^ Onions, Thomas (21 March 2010). "Park Cemetery GAR Memorial". Historical Marker Database. Retrieved 2013-12-24.
  51. ^ Fischer, Jr., William (27 July 2013). "Phil Kearny Post No. 19 G.A.R. Memorial". Historical Marker Database. Retrieved 2013-12-24.
  52. ^ "Forest Lawn Walking Tour". Forest Lawn Cemetery Association. March 1999. Archived from the original on 2011-05-10. Retrieved 2011-02-15.
  53. ^ "Peterborough GAR Hall". Retrieved 26 February 2017.
  54. ^ "National Register of Historic Places Registration Form-Citizens Hall". National Park Service. 9 December 1999. Retrieved 2011-03-03.
  55. ^ a b c d e f "New Jersey Civil War Monuments". Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War-New Jersey. 23 June 2010. Retrieved 2011-06-01.
  56. ^ "Civil War Veterans Buried in G.A.R. Memorial Plot in Bayview-New York Bay Cemetery, Jersey City". The Hudson County Genealogical & Historical Society. Retrieved 2015-08-03.
  57. ^ "William Winterbottom". Find a Grave. 19 February 2003. Retrieved 2012-05-29.
  58. ^ "Jersey City, New Jersey". Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, New Jersey Department. Retrieved 2012-05-29.
  59. ^ Intile, John (5 May 2011). "Grand Army Of The Republic Memorial". Historical Marker Database. Retrieved 2013-12-24.
  60. ^ Mike Foley (29 June 2009). "GAR Monument (photo)". Find a Grave. Retrieved 2012-11-22.
  61. ^ Maryinak, Banjamin R. (2001). "The Soldiers & Sailors Monument in Lafayette Square". Buffalo Architecture and History. Retrieved 2011-12-20.
  62. ^ "Grand Army Plaza". New York City Department of Parks & Recreation. Retrieved 2011-01-18.
  63. ^ "War Memorial Tour of Columbia". Columbia University. Retrieved 2011-02-14.
  64. ^ "'81 Endows University Flagstaff, to Mark Fortieth Anniversary". Columbia Alumni News. 12 (33). June–July 1921. p. 538. Retrieved 2011-02-14.
  65. ^ "History of Mount Olivet Cemetery". Retrieved 2011-04-26.
  66. ^ "Grand Army of the Republic Monument". Center for Heritage Renewal, North Dakota State University. Retrieved 2011-12-20.
  67. ^ "Grand Army of the Republic Sundial Lest We Forget". State of Ohio. Retrieved 2011-02-14.
  68. ^ "Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery". January 1, 2005. Retrieved 2011-02-15.
  69. ^ "Espy Post Collection". Andrew Carnegie Free Library and Music Hall. 2010. Retrieved 2010-09-14.
  70. ^ "History of the Grand Army of the Republic Museum and Library". Retrieved 2011-02-15.
  71. ^ Ackerman, Jan (13 August 2001). "Soldiers & Sailors hall winning war on neglect". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Retrieved 2011-06-01.
  72. ^ Wheeler, Linda (2015-05-25). "How a Pennsylvania high school got the name Grand Army of the Republic". Washington Post. ISSN 0190-8286. Retrieved 2017-10-18.
  73. ^ "Grand Army of the Republic Monument Fort Hill Cemetery". Southeast Tennessee Tourism Association. Retrieved 2011-12-20.
  74. ^ "Vermont Named State Highways and Bridges" (PDF). Vermont Board of Libraries. April 28, 2008. Retrieved 2011-03-03.
  75. ^ "History". Rutland Free Library. 2010. Retrieved 2011-02-15.
  76. ^ "GAR Cemetery Park, Seattle, Washington". The Friends of the Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery Park. Retrieved 2007-05-04.
  77. ^ "Civil War Cemetery". City of Snohomish. Retrieved 2011-12-20.
  78. ^ Warner (20 October 2010). "Grand Army of the Republic Monument". Snohomish County Tribune. Retrieved 2011-12-20.
  79. ^ Amzie Browning (31 May 1909). "Browning 004". Tacoma Public Library. Retrieved 2013-04-25.
  80. ^ "Civil War Memorial - Port Angeles, WA - American Civil War Monuments and Memorials on". Retrieved 9 April 2018.
  81. ^ "Grand Army of the Republic Memorial — Bellingham, WA - American Civil War Monuments and Memorials on". Retrieved 9 April 2018.
  82. ^ "Grand Army of the Republic Memorial Inscription". The Historical Marker Database. 7 March 2010. Retrieved 2012-03-08.
  83. ^ "Capitol Exterior". Retrieved 2011-03-02.
  84. ^ "Soldiers Monument". Historical Marker Database. 8 July 2010. Retrieved 2013-12-24.
This page was last edited on 20 April 2019, at 06:16
Basis of this page is in Wikipedia. Text is available under the CC BY-SA 3.0 Unported License. Non-text media are available under their specified licenses. Wikipedia® is a registered trademark of the Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. WIKI 2 is an independent company and has no affiliation with Wikimedia Foundation.