Civil War Monument Installed

Civil War monument, Civil War, Indiana 44th,


The Veterans National Memorial Shrine and Museum  announces the addition and dedication of a new Civil War monument, Monday August 7, 2023, on the grounds at 2122 O’Day Road in Fort Wayne.

The new monument was donated by a local family that had relatives serving during the Civil War and in World War II. The black granite monument stands over six feet tall.

It is placed next to a Civil War tribute to the 44th Infantry that consisted of soldiers from northeast Indiana. Their headstones are placed in a special area that names those from the 44th that died during the Civil War.