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Springfield National  Cemetery IV
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To the north of the Lyon monument an to the northeast of the flagpole circle is the Union monument. Situated in the original National Cemetery, the 25 ft Union monument (Bailey Monument) honors federal soldiers who fought at the Battle of Springfield, January 8, 1863. The monument has a statue of an infantry soldier at the top. It was erected by Dr. T. J. Bailey of Springfield, at a cost of $5,000.



Another view of the Union Monument

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 Closeup of the northern side of the Union Monument

In Honor To

And in memory of

The Citizen And Volunteer

SOLDIERS

WHO WERE KILLED AND DIED OF

wounds received in the defence

OF SPRINGFIELD, MO.

Against the Rebels,

January 8, 1863



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WEIGHTMAN



 Closeup of the southern side of the Union Monument,

The Union,

The Constitution, and the enforcement of the laws.

A Favorite Quotation of

Dr. T.J. Bailey

Erected under the direction of

J.W.D.L.F. Mack, Executer

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 Closeup of the eastern side of the Union Monument

THEY SACRIFIED THEIR

LIVES

TO DEFEND OUR HOMES

THEY ARE OUR DEAD,

WITH GRATEFUL HEARTS

WE WILL

REMEMBER THEM

 

 


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