Civilian-Martyrs Shrine and Military-Martyrs Shrine


Civilian-Martyrs Shrine and Military-Martyrs Shrine
 
Civilian-Martyrs Shrine and Military-Martyrs Shrine (一)Civilian-Martyrs Shrine:
    Civilian-Martyrs Shrine is Located in the left side of Sanctuary. It covers an area of 403 square meters, and its height is 13 meters. Civilian-Martyrs Shrine was built with reinforced concrete. It also has colored-glaze tiles on its roof and Chinese color painting on the ceiling. Without considering the factors of ranks and duties, the tablets are arranged in chronological order, starting with the National Founding, Period through the subsequent periods of the punitive campaign against Yuan Shih-Kai, the movement led by Dr. Sun Yat-sen to defend the Provisional Constitution of the ROC, the War of Resistance against Japanese invasion, suppressing the Communist rebellion, up to .

(二)Military-Martyrs Shrine:
    Military-Martyrs Shrine, of which the structure is the same as the one of Civilian-Martyrs Shrine, is located on the right side of the Sanctuary. The memorial tablets of the sacrificed martyrs are respectively arranged as the following campaigns: Eastern Expedition, Northern Expedition, Encircling operations against the Communists, Pacifying the rebellions, War of Resistance against Japanese aggression, Suppression of nationwide Communist rebellions, and National recovery. During the spring and autumn ceremony every year, the Minister of Defense will lead the chief of the general staff and the commanders of the Armed Force to preside the memorial ceremony. In the Military-Martyrs Shrine, fallen general officers or posthumously-honored generals are worshipped with single tablets while the field and company officers are collectively honored on one tablet in an amount of one hundred only. The rest of deceased soldiers are listed on a roll of honor and placed in a box for sacrifice.