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Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Collection: Indy Parks
Location: Garfield Park
Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument


The Confederate Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument was erected in 1912 by the United States government in 1912 to honor the 1,616 Confederate soldiers who died as prisoners of war at Camp Morton in Indianapolis. It is only one of four memorials to Confederates sponsored by the Federal government. The monument was originally placed in the old Greenlawn Cemetery, where the soldiers had been buried. In 1928, when the cemetery closed, the remains of the soldiers were moved to Crown Hill Cemetery. At

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Medium type: Bronze; Granite; Stone/Marble

Date created: 1908

Dimensions: 26 ft. H x 26 ft. W x 10.0 ft. D (base)


2505 Conservatory Dr., Indianapolis, IN, 46203


  • Photo courtesy of Ken Norris


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