Grand Army of the Republic Monument

Dedicated in 1901

Memorializing 340 Civil War Veterans Buried in Woodlawn 
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The Grand Army of the Republic was the association of Civil War Union Army veterans. There are 340 Civil War veterans buried at Historic Woodlawn Cemetery.

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This was Lucas County's tribute to honor the Civil War veterans. The 65 ft. monument weighs 32,000 pounds. One hundred ninety-five Civil War soldiers are buried in the formation of a five pointed star --to represent the G.A.R. medal. Many living veterans were present to honor their comrades at the dedication ceremony. 

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