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Civil War Monument Speeches

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Following is a collection of speeches and remarks made for the dedication of Civil War monuments erected between 1887 and 1938.  Please read for yourself what the speakers had to say about efforts memorialize the soldiers and units who fought in the Civil War.

Fifth Dedication Speech for the Unveiling of the South Carolina Monument on the Chickamauga Battlefield

Chamberlain’s Address for to the 20th Maine Monument at Gettysburg

Third Dedication Speech for the Unveiling of the South Carolina Monument on the Chickamauga Battlefield

Opening Speech for the Dedication of the South Carolina Monument on the Chickamauga Battlefield

Dedication of the 78th Pennsylvania Monument on the Chickamauga Battlefield

Opening Dedication Speech for the Unveiling of the A.P. Hill Monument, Richmond, VA.

Opening Dedication Speech for the Virginia Memorial at Gettysburg 

Fourth Dedication Speech for the Unveiling of the South Carolina Monument on the Chickamauga Battlefield

Second Dedication Speech for the Unveiling of the South Carolina Monument on the Chickamauga Battlefield

Dedication of the 114th Pennsylvania Monument on the Gettysburg Battlefield

Theodore Roosevelt’s Dedication Speech to the New Jersey State Monument at Antietam

Dedication of the 1st Massachusetts Cavalry Monument at Aldie 

Second Dedication Speech for the Unveiling of the A.P. Hill Monument, Richmond, VA.

Second Dedication Speech for the Virginia Memorial at Gettysburg

Dedication of the Peace Light Memorial at Gettysburg