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Oak Grove Civil War Memorial


This Soldiers' Civil War Memorial is situated in the Grand Army Lot, Oak Grove Cemetery. It was funded and erected by the Sedgwick Post No. 4, G.A.R. It was dedicated on May 30, 1896 and is to the Veterans of the United States Army and Navy who served during the American Civil War 1861 – 1865. It was created by the Hallowell Granite Company. The memorial depicts a Union Soldier at parade rest. Located next to the memorial is one of two cannons from Fort Popham, Phippsburg (Maine) and was donated by the War Department to the city in 1902.


Monument type:

Statue - standing soldier

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Dedication Date:

May 30, 1986

Address:

United States

Inscription:

G. A. R./Army/Navy/Veterans/Erected By/Sedgwick Post No. 4/Department Of Maine/Grand Army Of The Republic/1896

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Granite
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Creator:
Hallowell Granite Company
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Erected by:
Post No. 4, Sedgwick, GAR
Funded by:
Post No. 4, Sedgwick, GAR
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