Civil War Monuments

Pittsburgh has many monuments and cemeteries that pay tribute to all of those who were involved with and lost their lives in the Civil War.

Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hall & Museum

Sculpture by Frederick Cleveland Hibbard, Parade Rest and Lookout, 1923, stands at the Soldiers and Sailors main entrance, Fifth Avenue between Bigelow Boulevard and University Place. 

Allegheny Arsenal Monument

Allegheny Cemetery, Lawrenceville
This monument was erected under the auspices of the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War and the ladies'' auxiliary of this organization. Dedicated May 27, 1928. Time and its destructive elements obliterated the inscription and names on the original monument erected on this plot in 1863 which was in memory of the victims who lie buried there. The present monument was erected to keep ever sacred the memory of all seventy eight who lost their lives to this explosion.

Allegheny County Civil War Monument

A.M. Harper GAR Post Monument

Braddock Cemetery, Braddock, PA
Names inscribed on the A. M. Harper Monument.

Chartiers GAR Plot

Chartiers Cemetery, Carnegie, PA
A.D. 1914 Monument Erected To The Memory of the Area's Defenders By Thomas Espy Post G.A.R.

Dravosburg Civil War Monument

Richland Cemetery, Dravosburg, PA
Monument Inscription: "Erected In Memory Of The Volunteers Who Fought For The North 1861–1865".

Hampton Battery

West Park on the North Side
The Hampton Battery Monument honors the Pennsylvania Independent Light Artillery, Battery F that served at Chancellorsville, Antietam, Gettysburg and other Civil War battles. Of the 80 men who were mustered into service on October 8, 1861, only 28 survived. All of the unit's first officers were killed and their names appear on the monument's pedestal: Hampton, Geary, Todd and Miller. Also on the pedestal are the names of those "who died beside their guns."

McKeesport/Versailles Cemetery

Soldiers & Sailors Monument Circle, McKeesport, PA
The monument reads: "In memory of the soldiers and sailors of late rebellion 1861–1865 erected by the citizens of McKeesport."

Plum Creek Cemetery

Monument Reads: "They served that liberty shall not perish from the earth, 1861–Civil War–1865".

Sewickley Civil War Monument

Sewickley Cemetery, Sewickley, PA
Monument Inscription: "Erected By The Citizens of Sewickley In Memory of Their Volunteer Soldiers Who Sacrificed Their Lives For The Unity of the Republic In the War of the Great Rebellion 1861–1865".

Verona/Oakmont Cemetery

Oakmont, PA
Charles R. Bright, GAR Post 360, Verona/Oakmont Cemetery, Oakmont, PA. Monument Reads "Erected by Charles R. Bright Post No. 360 G.A.R. Organized July 18, 1888 at Verona, PA".

Verona/Oakmont Veterans Monument

Verona/Oakmont Cemetery, Oakmont, PA
Monument Inscription: "In honor of the brave men of this vicinity who offered their lives in defense of their country and sacred to their memory 1861–1865." 

Uniondale GAR Monument

Uniondale Cemetery, North Side

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