List of Union Civil War monuments and memorials
This is a list of American Civil War monuments and memorials associated with the Union. Monuments and memorials are listed below alphabetically by state. States not listed have no known qualifying items for the list.
- Civil War Monuments in Washington, D.C., includes monuments to 16 Union generals, admirals and others
- Lincoln Statue by sculptor Lot Flannery, 1868
- Abraham Lincoln by Vinnie Ream, located in the Capitol Rotunda, 1871
- General John A. Rawlins, Joseph A. Bailly, sculptor, 1874
- Brevet Lt. General Winfield Scott, Henry Kirke Brown, sculptor, 1874
- Emancipation Memorial, Thomas Ball, sculptor, 1876
- Major General James B. McPherson, Louis Rebisso, sculptor 1876
- Peace Monument, 1877
- Major General George Henry Thomas, 1879
- Admiral David G. Farragut, 1881
- Pension Building frieze, Caspar Buberl sculptor, 1887
- The Warrior, James A. Garfield Monument, J.Q.A. Ward, sculptor, 1887
- General Winfield Scott Hancock, 1896
- Major General John A. Logan, 1901
- General William Tecumseh Sherman Monument, 1903
- Major General George B. McClellan, 1907
- General Philip Sheridan, 1908
- Stephenson Grand Army of the Republic Memorial, 1909
- Dupont Circle Fountain, 1921
- Lincoln Memorial, 1922
- Ulysses S. Grant Memorial, 1924
- Nuns of the Battlefield, 1924
- George Gordon Meade Memorial, Charles Grafly, sculptor, 1927
- African American Civil War Memorial, 1997
- U Street (WMATA station), which contains "African-American Civil War Memorial/Cardozo" in its subtitle.
- U.S. one-cent coin
- Lincoln's Bust, depicted on Front since 1909
- Lincoln Memorial, depicted on Back from 1959 – 2008
- Lincoln Bicentennial, depicted on Back in 2009
- U.S. five-dollar bill
- Lincoln's Portrait, depicted on Front since 1914
- Lincoln Memorial, depicted on Back since 1929
- U.S. Postage Stamps
- Grant County, Arkansas is named after Ulysses S Grant, 1869
- Judsonia, Arkansas: Grand Army of the Republic Memorial, obelisk surrounded by 16 union soldier graves, 1894
- Leola, Arkansas: Officers Killed / Union Wounded Memorial (2015)
- Little Rock,
- Pea Ridge, Arkansas: Reunited Soldiery Monument (1889), one of the first to honor both Union and Confederate soldiers to be placed on a battlefield.
- Prairie Grove Battlefield State Park:
- Sheridan is named after Union general Phillip Sheridan during the Reconstruction Era.
- Siloam Springs, Arkansas: Grand Army of the Republic Memorial (Siloam Springs, Arkansas), 1928
- Soldiers' Monument in Bristol, Connecticut, ca. 1865
- Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch, Hartford, 1886
- Joseph Roswell Hawley rondel, Connecticut State Capitol, Herbert Adams 1878
- 2nd Regiment Infantry, U.S. Colored Troops Monument, Centennial Park, Fort Myers, dedicated in 2000
- Union Soldier's Memorial, Evergreen Cemetery, Jacksonville, erected in 1891
- Forgotten Soldier Memorial, in honor of African-American soldiers, Bayview Park, Key West, unveiled February 16, 2016
- Obelisk at Clinton Square, Bayview Park, Key West, circa 1866
- Monument Park, Lynn Haven, dedicated in 1920
- G.A.R. Memorial, Woodlawn Cemetery, Miami, dedicated on April 12, 1939
- G.A.R. Monument, Greenwood Cemetery, Orlando
- G.A.R. Monument, Veterans Park, St. Cloud, erected in 2000
- Unknown Soldiers Monument, Mount Peace Cemetery, St. Cloud
- Union Monument, Greenwood Cemetery, St. Petersburg, erected in 1900
- Daughter of Union Veterans Monument, Oaklawn Cemetery, Tampa
- In Memory of Our Union Veterans, Woodlawn Cemetery, Tampa
- Soldiers' Monument (Freeport, Illinois), 1871
- Civil War Memorial (Sycamore, Illinois), 1896
- General John A. Logan Monument, Augustus Saint-Gaudens and A. Phimister Proctor, sculptors, Grant Park, Chicago, 1897
- The Soldiers' Monument, Oregon, Lorado Taft, sculptor 1916
- General Philip Henry Sheridan, Gutzon Borglum, sculptor, Chicago, 1923
- Soldiers and Sailors Monument (Delphi, Indiana), 1888
- Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (Indianapolis), 1888
- Corydon: Corydon Battle Site is a memorial to both sides that fought in the Civil War Battle of Corydon.
- Colonel Richard Owen (bust), presented by Confederate organizations in honor of Union prison war camp director
- Lincoln Bank Tower, 3 panels, Pioneer Backwoodsman, Preservation of the Union and Emancipation Proclamation Fort Wayne, Indiana, 1930
- Abraham Lincoln Statue and Park, Clermont, dedicated June 19, 1903, erected in memory of Civil War soldiers and sailors
- Soldier's Monument (Davenport, Iowa), 1881
- Sac City Monument Square Historic District, Sac City
- General Sherman Hall; honors service of William T. Sherman 1892
- Memorial Statue; 19 foot tall granite and bronze monument of Sherman unveiled Nov. 23 1894
- 4 Civil War Cannon; "whether it was idle curiosity or absence of thought that caused Phil Schaller to fire one of the cannon to awaken the town on July 4, 1895, one will never know. The force of the cannon fire broke all the windows on the south side of the court house and many windows in the Main Street business district. (Sac City, Iowa, p. 19)"
- Soldiers and Sailors Monument, Des Moines, Carl Rohl-Smith, sculptor, 1896
- Clayton County Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument, Elkader, W. H. Mullins Company
- Lincoln Elementary School in Manchester, 1916
According to Kansas Civil War Monuments (kcwmonumnets.com) there are 105 counties in Kansas and virtually all have a monument to Union soldiers of the Civil War. Many were funded by GAR posts or Sons of Union Civil War Veterans, today the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War.
Monuments and memorials in Kansas include:
- Kinsley Civil War Monument, in Hillside Cemetery, Kinsley, Kansas, listed on the National Register of Historic Places in Edwards County
- Sherman County, Kansas, named after General William Tecumseh Sherman, 1873
- Grant County, Kansas is a county in Kansas named after Ulysses S. Grant, commanding general of Union Army during the Civil War, 1888
- Ulysses, Kansas is a city named after Ulysses S. Grant, 1885
- McPherson, Kansas and McPherson County are named after Union General James McPherson. There is also a monument to him and another monument to Union Civil War soldiers fighting for him. The monument was erected in 1917.
- Baxter Springs Civil War Monument erected in 1886 after Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) post collected more than 7,000 signatures from former soldiers. The monument is located in the Soldier's Lot of the Baxter Springs Cemetery, and is dedicated to the 132 soldiers who died in the Battle of Baxter Springs October 8, 1863.
- Grand Army of the Republic (GAR) Memorial Arch, erected 1898 in Junction City, Kansas, NRHP-listed
- Battle of Tebb's Bend Monument, near Campbellsville. It includes a historical marker from state of Michigan, commemorating the Union soldiers, mostly immigrants from the Netherlands, who were given battle orders in Dutch.
- GAR Monument, Covington, 1929.
- Veteran's Monument, Covington. One of only two monuments in Kentucky to both Union and Confederate war dead, 1933.
- Colored Soldiers Monument, Frankfort's Green Hill Cemetery. One of the relatively few monuments to black soldiers that participated in the American Civil War, 1924.
- Captain Andrew Offutt Monument, Lebanon, 1921.
- Confederate-Union Veterans' Monument, Morgantown at the Butler County Courthouse, 1907.
- 32nd Indiana Monument, near Munfordville. The oldest surviving memorial to the Civil War, 1862.
- Union Monument, Perryville, 1928.
- Union Monument, Vanceburg, 1884.
- Memorial Hall (Oakland, Maine), 1870
- Monument Square (Portland, Maine), which includes the Portland Soldiers and Sailors Monument by sculptor Franklin Simmons, 1891.
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- United States Colored Troops Memorial Statue (Lexington Park, Maryland), 2012
- Union Soldiers and Sailors Monument in Baltimore, 1909
- The American Volunteer (statue), Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg
- Monuments at Antietam National Battlefield
- Michigan Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument, Randolph Rogers, sculptor 1867
- Civil War Memorial (Adrian, Michigan), 1870
- Kent County Civil War Monument, Grand Rapids, American (White) Bronze Company 1885
- Defense of the Flag, Withington Park, Lorado Taft, Jackson, Michigan, 1904.
- Abraham Lincoln Monument (Ypsilanti, Michigan), 1938
- Monument to United States Colored Troops (1st and 3rd Mississippi Infantry, African Descent) at Vicksburg National Military Park. The inscription reads: "Commemorating the Service of the 1st and 3d Mississippi Infantry, African Descent and All Mississippians of African Descent Who Participated in the Vicksburg Campaign."
- Monument to the 18th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Regiment at Vicksburg National Military Park.
- Monument to admiral David Farragut at Vicksburg National Military Park. Henry Hudson Kitson, sculptor
- The Illinois Memorial at Vicksburg National Military Park. Commemorating the 36,325 Illinois soldiers who participated in the Vicksburg Campaign and has 47 steps, one for every day Vicksburg was besieged.
- Kentucky memorial composed of bronze statues of Abraham Lincoln and Jefferson Davis, both native Kentuckians, Vicksburg National Military Park.
- Lincoln Tech in Newark, 1946
- Seventh Regiment Memorial, New York City,John Quincy Adams Ward, sculptor 1869/1874
- Soldiers and Sailors Monument (Buffalo), Caspar Buberl, sculptor, 1882
- Lewis County Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument, Lowville in Lewis County, 1883.
- Soldiers and Sailors Monument (Troy, New York), 1890
- Soldiers' and Sailors' Arch (Brooklyn), 1892
- Sherman Monument, Grand Army Plaza in Manhattan, New York, Augustus Saint-Gaudens, 1902
- Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (Manhattan), 1902
- Soldiers and Sailors Monument (Syracuse), 1910
- Lincoln Academy in Kings Mountain, 1886
- Jewish Civil War Memorial (Cincinnati, Ohio), 1868
- Circleville Memorial Hall, in Circleville, c.1871
- Civil War Soldiers Monument (Dayton), 1884
- Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument (Cleveland), 1894
- Phillip Sheridan equestrian statue (Somerset), Carl Heber sculptor, 1905
- Dayton Memorial Hall, which commemorates the Civil War as well as other wars
- These Are My Jewels monument (Columbus)
- Ardmore, Oklahoma: Union Monument in front of Veterans Home (old Confederate Home)
- Enid, Oklahoma: Union Monument in Enid Cemetery to the unknown dead by LGAR (1917)
- Fort Blunt: abandoned old Fort Gibson, renamed for Maj. Gen. James G. Blunt during Civil War 1862.
- Garfield County was named after James A. Garfield
- Grant County, Oklahoma is named after Ulysses S Grant
- Miami, Oklahoma: GAR Cemetery Monument, obelish honors dead soldiers by WRC and GAR.
- Oklahoma City: Union Monument in Fairlawn Cemetery by GAR (1918), later broadened with new plaque to honor all US soldiers.
- Rentiesville, Oklahoma: Monument to Union Soldiers in Honey Springs Battlefield (1986)
- Grant County, Oregon is named after Ulysses S. Grant.
- Grants Pass, Oregon is named after Ulysses S. Grant.
- Lincoln Elementary School in Eugene 1953 (converted from prior Woodrow Wilson Junior High School). School closed in 1987 and repurposed as Lincoln School Condominiums.
- List of monuments of the Gettysburg Battlefield, at Gettysburg National Military Park, has numerous Union monuments and memorials
- 44th New York Monument, 1893, first Gettysburg monument with an observation deck
- 72nd Pennsylvania Infantry Monument, 1891
- Army of the Potomac Marker (1908)
- Brig. Gen. Francis Barlow Statue (1922)
- Maj. Gen. John Buford Statue (1895)
- John L. Burns Statue (1903)
- Father William Corby Statue (1910)
- Brig. Gen. Samuel W. Crawford Statue (1988)
- Culp Brothers' Memorial (2013) Near entrance Gettysburg Heritage Center, Honors Confederate Private Wesley Culp and brother Union Army, Lieutenant William Culp ("brother against brother").
- Delaware State Monument (2000)
- Maj. Gen. Thomas Devin Relief, 6th New York Cavalry Monument (1889)
- Maj. Gen. Abner Doubleday Statue (1917)
- Maj. Gen. Abner Doubledays Headquarters Marker, 1st Corps Headquarters Marker (1913)
- Colonel Augustus Van Horne Ellis Statue, 124th New York Infantry Monument (1884)
- Captain Henry V. Fuller Marker, 64th New York Infantry (1894)
- Statue of Gen. John Geary, Culp's Hill sculpted by J. Otto Schweizer (c. 1914)
- Statue of General Alexander Hays , Ziegler's Grove sculpted by J. Otto Schweizer (c. 1914)
- Statue of General Andrew A. Humphreys, Emmitsburg Road sculpted by J. Otto Schweizer 1919
- Indiana State Monument (1971)
- Lincoln Address Memorial, Gettysburn National Cemetery designed by Louis Henrick 1912
- Bust of bust of Abraham Lincoln, by Henry Kirke Bush-Brown 1912
- New York State Monument (1893)
- New York Auxiliary State Monument (1925)
- Pennsylvania State Memorial, Gettysburg, 1914 also includes several portrait statues,
- Abraham Lincoln (1911–13) by J. Otto Schweizer, west side
- Governor Andrew Curtin (1911–13) by William Clark Noble, west side
- General George Meade (1911–13) by Lee Lawrie, north side
- General John F. Reynolds (1911–13) by Lee Lawrie, north side
- General Winfield Scott Hancock (1911–13) by Cyrus Edwin Dallin, east side
- General David McMurtrie Gregg (1911–13) by J. Otto Schweizer, east side
- General Alfred Pleasonton (1911–13) by J. Otto Schweizer, south side
- General David B. Birney (1911–13) by Lee Lawrie, south side
- Soldiers' National Monument
- United States Regulars Monument (1909)
- United States Signal Corps Marker (1919)
- Vermont State Monument, "Stannard's Vermont Brigade Monument" (1889)
- Statue of Gen Wells, sculpted by J. Otto Schweizer 1914
- Soldiers and Sailors Monument (Lancaster, Pennsylvania), 1874
- Soldier's Monument, York, Martin Milmore, sculptor, 1874
- Dauphin County Veteran's Memorial Obelisk, Harrisburg, by 1876?
- Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument – Allentown, Edward Gallagher Jr., Henry F. Plaschott, Bartholomew Donovan, sculptors, 1899
- Smith Memorial Arch, Philadelphia, 1898–1912
- "First Defenders", Allentown, George Brewster, sculptor, 1917
- Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Bridge, Lee Lawrie, sculptor Harrisburg, Pennsylvania South pylon is inscribed with the date "1861," (1930)
- Lincoln Elementary School in Pittsburgh, 1931
- Statue of General Ambrose Burnside in Burnside Park, Providence, Rhode Island, 1887
- Soldiers and Sailors Monument (Providence), Rhode Island, 1871
- Woonsocket Civil War Monument, Woonsocket, Rhode Island, 1868
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- Fort Negley, Nashville. The Fort was built by Union forces after the capture of Nashville.
- Treue der Union Monument, in Comfort
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- Monuments within Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington
- Charlottesville: Emancipation Park in Charlottesville named in honour of Emancipation Proclamation, 1917
- Norfolk: West Point Cemetery, Norfolk African-American Civil War Memorial
- Portsmouth: Civil War Monument at Lincoln Cemetery (Portsmouth, Virginia)
- Grant County, Washington is named after Ulysses S Grant
- Garfield County was named after James A. Garfield
- Grand Army of the Republic Cemetery (Seattle) established in 1895.
- Port Angeles, Washington: Memorial garden in downtown with a plaque honoring the Grand Army of the Republic.
- Bellingham, Washington: Cornwall Park, memorial dedicated to the Grand Army of the Republic, Department of Washington and Alaska.
- Grant County, West Virginia is named after Ulysses S Grant
- Wheeling Soldier and Sailors Monument, dedicated in 1883. In 2018 it will be moved next to West Virginia Independence Hall.
- Hancock County, West Virginia Union Monument, dedicated 1886 in front of the Hancock County Courthouse, New Cumberland.
- American Civil War Memorial, in Old Calton Burial Ground, in Edinburgh, Scotland
- Memorials to Abraham Lincoln
- List of memorials to the Grand Army of the Republic
- Grand Army of the Republic Hall (disambiguation), including numerous memorials in the form of buildings
- List of Confederate monuments and memorials
- List of Mexican-American War monuments and memorials
- List of Korean War memorials
- List of Vietnam War monuments and memorials
- List of World War I monuments and memorials
- List of World War II monuments and memorials
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