The American Civil War Memorial

The American Civil War Memorial pays tribute to the sacrifice made by citizens of Waterloo during the Civil War, and recognizes the soldiers from the North and the South who gave their lives in the conflict. The Civil War exacted a great toll on the American people; it was one of the most arduous times in our history when more lives were lost than in all our other wars combined. The Memorial, designed by sculptor Pietro del Fabro of Princeton Junction, New Jersey, is located in Lock Park along the Cayuga-Seneca Canal, part of the Erie Canal System. Pietro’s design incorporates the Memorial into the historic canal environment of Waterloo and provides a destination for visitors arriving from town, those hiking the recreational trails, and boaters cruising the inland waterway. The Memorial includes individual cenotaphs for each man from Waterloo who died in battle and a North South Cenotaph recognizing all lives lost in the war. The North South Cenotaph is constructed of stones sent from the 36 States which were in existence at the end of the Civil War.

American Civil War Memorial
Illumination and Remembrance
Friday, May 25, 2018, 7:00 PM
Welcome  & Introduction

Marsha Ashbarry, Secretary Tent #109 Mary Gahan,
Waterloo Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War 1861-1865

Master of Ceremonies – Susan Sheldon, Tent #109, DUVCW

Invocation – Carla Agonito, Chaplain, Tent #109, DUVCW

Post Ceremonial Flag – John Goloski, Past Commander, 148th NYVI, SUVCW

To the Colors – Jim Goloski, Past Commander, 148th NYVI, SUVCW

The Pledge of Allegiance – Ann Zwart, Tent #109, DUVCW

The Star Spangled Banner – Waterloo High School Varsity Ensemble, Krista Serrett, Dir

Dale Theetge Memorial Lantern Procession – Diane Theetge, Past Dept. President – SUV Auxiliary, & Family

Keynote Address – Pres. Abraham Lincoln, a.k.a. Fritz Klein

Music – Waterloo High School Varsity Ensemble, Krista Serrett, Dir

Roll Call of Waterloo Fallen – Bill Holmes

G.A.R. Wreath Laying – To Be Announced

Benediction – Reverend Ferris Scott, 148th NYVI, a.k.a. Marty Hillman

Taps – Jim Goloski, Past Commander, 148th NYVI, SUV

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