The Stephenson Grand Army of the Republic Memorial in Washington, D.C.
See also List of Union Civil War monuments and memorials

This is a list of memorials to the Grand Army of the Republic. Memorials include a commemorative postage stamp, a U.S. highway, and physical memorials in numerous communities throughout the United States:

National

State

Arizona

California

G.A.R. Commemorative issue of 1948
G.A.R. Commemorative issue of 1948

Connecticut

District of Columbia

Idaho

Illinois

The Chicago Cultural Center (1893), built on land donated by the GAR, maintains a memorial hall to the Grand Army
The Chicago Cultural Center (1893), built on land donated by the GAR, maintains a memorial hall to the Grand Army
Battery A Chicago Light Artillery Monument in Rosehill Cemetery
Battery A Chicago Light Artillery Monument in Rosehill Cemetery

Indiana

Iowa

Kansas

Kentucky

Louisiana

Maryland

Massachusetts

Michigan

Minnesota

Grand Army of the Republic Memorial Opera House, Valparaiso, Indiana. c. 1898
Grand Army of the Republic Memorial Opera House, Valparaiso, Indiana. c. 1898

Missouri

Nebraska

New Hampshire

New Jersey

New York

North Dakota

Ohio

Oregon

Pennsylvania

A G.A.R. marker at Brush Creek Cemetery, near Irwin, Pennsylvania
A G.A.R. marker at Brush Creek Cemetery, near Irwin, Pennsylvania

Tennessee

Texas

Vermont

Washington

Seattle GAR Park
Seattle GAR Park

Wisconsin

See also

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