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Pictures of Civil War Monument & Sawyer Home Events

These are pictures that I took while I was at the Civil War Monument dedication and events at Sawyer home. I had to leave and wasn’t able to get more pictures. If you were there and you have pictures to … Continue reading

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Civil War Monument Dedication: May 27, 2012

Sunday, May 27, 2012 at 2 p.m. at Soldiers and Sailors Park, dedication of the “Monroe County Civil War Fallen Monument”. Reception at the Sawyer Homestead.

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Monument Ground Work Begins

Excavation work has begun at Soldier’s and Sailors Park for the Civil War Memorial. Dedication is planned for May 22, 2012.

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Proposed NEW Monument & Placement

A sign is in place in Soldier’s & Sailors Park located in Monroe Michigan on E. Front Street. The sign is situated about 100 feet west of where the monument will actually be placed. The actual location is where the … Continue reading

Civil War Remembrance Ceremony

On Wednesday, July 03, 2013, several veterans organizations, historians, re-enactors and the public gathered at the Civil War Monument at Soldiers & Sailors Park on W. Front Street. These are the pictures I took while there. For larger view, click … Continue reading

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More Names Found of Civil War Veterans

8 more names have been discovered and have been added to the list on this site. There are now 418 names total with 410 currently listed on the monument. The names found are; Matthew Clark George Bisell Benjamin Dettenberger John Jipson Gilbert … Continue reading

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Lincoln Gives Address

Abraham Lincoln (Fred Priebe) delivering his Gettysburg Address at the Monroe Civil War Monument dedication this past Memorial Day weekend. May 27, 2012. Thank you to Mr. Jim Dunham for the photo. This photo has been added to the page … Continue reading

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Civil War Memorial Dedication Events May 27, 2012

The events of the day will begin at 10:00 a.m. when the Corl-Gaynier AMVETS Post 1942 will be calling out the names of all 410 county men listed on the new Civil War monument one at a time located at … Continue reading

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Book Presentation at Museum: March 11, 2012

A full day the Monroe County Historical Museum.  At 1 p.m. Karin Risko and David Ingall will present a power point presentation on their book, Glory, Valor & Sacrifice:  Michigan Sites Significant to the Civil War.  This is the comprehensive Michigan history … Continue reading

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Commemorative Medals Now Available

The medals can be purchased from Chris Kull at the Monroe County Historical Museum or at the Monroe County Civil War Round Table meetings at 7 pm at Ellis Library on the second Thursday of each month through May or … Continue reading

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