Canton Memorial Monument - Collinsville in Canton, CT
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 41° 48.574 W 072° 55.162
18T E 672830 N 4630725
Quick Description: Canton Memorial Monument is located in the Village Cemetery in the Collinsville section of Canton, CT.
Location: Connecticut, United States
Date Posted: 7/28/2014 9:14:07 AM
Waymark Code: WMM63P
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
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Long Description:

In the Village Cemetery at Huckleberry Hill Road and Sunset Terrace in Collinsville in Canton, CT a memorial honors the citizens of Canton, CT who died during the Civil War. The 8' high granite monument, fabricated by the Stephen Maslen Company, was installed on May 30, 1903. The south side contains a dedication and the north side contains a a bronze plaque which lists 39 names and a two line inscription giving rank, unit, date, and cause and place of death for each person.

South side contains the raised Seal of Connecticut and the inscription:

ERECTED 1903 BY THE
STATE OF CONNECTICUT AND
THE COLLINSVILLE CEMETERY
ASSOCIATION IN MEMORY OF
THE MEN OF CANTON WHO
OFFERED UP THEIR LIVES A
SACRIFICE IN THE CIVIL WAR
1861 – 1865, AND WHOSE BODIES
WERE NEVER BROUGHT HOME

The north side is inscribed with the following 39 names.

ORRIN CASE
MARTIN C. BRYANT
JAMES S. STILES
JOHN BOWER
JESSE O. BARNES
JOHN FLAHERTY
LAURIN C. MILLS
ASA L. COOK
NATHAN HOSFORD
THOMAS SESSIONS
DWIGHT R. IVES
MARTIN MURPHY
THOMAS FOGARTY
LAWRENCE GLEASON
CHARLES C. POLLARD
FRANZ ALLENSBACH
ERNEST A. FREITAG
EDWIN R. JOHNSON
GEORGE A. TATRO
CHARLES GILBERT
HENRY D. BEXTON
ISAAC H. TULLER
MARTIN L. WADHAMS
THOMAS BUTLER
CHARLES BIGLOW
HOWARD F. HALE
MARVIN LOVELAND
HUGH DONNELY
PATRICK KERNIN
JAMES MCGRATH
CHARLES G. STEVENS
WILES D. SHEPARD
FREDRICK MICHAELIS
LUDWIG SCHMALTZ
NELSON C. HOLT
GEORGE S. WILKINSON
EMERY A. MOSMAN
CHARLES R. ARNOLD
JOHN C. MOORE

Date Installed or Dedicated: 5/30/1903

Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: State of Connecticut and Collinsville, CT Cemetery Association

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Union

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