War Memorials


African American Civil War Memorial

The African American Civil War Memorial, along with the African American Civil War Museum across the street, memorializes nearly 220,000 members of the United States Colored Troops involvement in the American Civil War.

184-163645732 First Division Monument in Washington DC.

First Division Monument

The First Division Monument, standing in President’s Park next to the White House and in front of the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, is dedicated to those who served and died in the First Division of the American Expeditionary Forces.

184-162848715 General Sherman Monument with Sun and Blue Sky from Front Right.

General William T. Sherman Monument

The monument to Civil War General William T. Sherman is elaborate and prominently placed, in President’s Park (the Ellipse), right next to the White House.

World War Two Memorial fountains at night

National World War II Memorial

The National World War II Memorial sits at the opposite end of the Reflecting Pool from the Lincoln Memorial and not far from the Washington Monument.