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Personal logo StoneMtnMinis Supporting Member of TMP06 Nov 2018 12:17 p.m. PST

The first national monument was dedicated by President Trump.

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vagamer63 Supporting Member of TMP06 Nov 2018 7:29 p.m. PST

About time those extremely brave men received the Honor they richly deserve!!

Personal logo ColCampbell Supporting Member of TMP07 Nov 2018 7:35 a.m. PST

There are other, more regional monuments to the USCT. One is part of the Vicksburg (Miss.) National Military Park.

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Dn Jackson07 Nov 2018 7:43 a.m. PST

There's also the one to the 54th Mass in Boston. Dedicated in 1897.

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I like the fact we've finally created a national monument for USCT, I just wish we, as a country, would get out of the habit of designating huge swaths of land as 'monuments'. That was never what that law was meant for.

Wolverine07 Nov 2018 3:05 p.m. PST

Then there is the one in D.C. that was built in 1997 and has been managed by the Park Service since 2004.

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