American Civil War Memorial Site ~ Locust St. (Lock Island), Waterloo, NY

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Program ~

6:15 pm Processional from Vern’s Way to Lock Island
6:30 Welcome and Official Greetings - Introduction and Recognition of Dignitaries and Honored Guests
6:35 Dedication of Flag Pole - Presentation and Posting of United States 1865 Flag
6:40 Cannon and Musket Salutes
6:42 Star Spangled Banner - Patriots Chorus with City Fiddle Accompaniment
6:45 Pledge of Allegiance
6:46 Dedication Prayer
6:48 Second Inaugural Speech - Abe Lincoln
6:59 Presentation of stones from the thirty-six states of 1865 for inclusion in the North- South Cenotaph
7:03 First Memorial Day Reenactment
7:16 Presentation of Memorial Wreath - Cannon and Musket Salutes
7:20 Memorial Addresses and Closing Remarks
7:28 Final Salute in Tribute to all our Veterans
7:29 Sounding of Taps
7:30 Recessional and Procession to Civil War Ball


Women's Cenotaph
Contact Civil War Passages Flag Pole Dedication Ceremony May 25, 2007
North South Cenotaph The Cenotaphs Our Sponsors Artistic Materials
The Waterloo Fallen ~ 1861- 1865 Recommended Reading Dedication - Sept 19-21, 2008
Building the Memorial ~ A Photo Journal Noon Mark Dedication of the ACWM - on DVD