Non-Repatriated Soldiers Monument - Winsted in Winchester, CT
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 41° 55.019 W 073° 03.655
18T E 660802 N 4642377
Quick Description: The Non-Repatriated Soldiers Monument is located in Forest View Cemetery on Torrington Road, Winsted in Winchester, CT.
Location: Connecticut, United States
Date Posted: 7/31/2014 4:41:03 AM
Waymark Code: WMM6MJ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
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Long Description:

Non-Repatriated Soldiers Monument is 13' tall by 6.75' square. It honors fallen Civil War soldiers whose bodies were not returned to Connecticut. The polished granite monument has a stepped base, a tall central shaft, a gabled pyramidal top, and is topped by a sphere. The monument was erected in the Civil War burial of section of Forest View Cemetery in 1900. The south face of the monument contains the dedication and the remaining faces contain lists of soldiers' names together with their companies and regiments.

The south face contains the raised Seal of Connecticut within a recessed circle and is inscribed:

Near the top:

PRO
PATRIA

On the south dado:

ERECTED BY THE
STATE OF CONNECTICUT
{CONNECTICUT STATE SEAL}
AND
CITIZENS OF THE TOWN.
IN MEMORY OF
WINCHESTER VOLUNTEERS,
WHO DIED OR WERE KILLED IN THE
WAR OF THE REBELLION,
AND WHOSE BODIES
WERE NOT BROUGHT HOME
FOR BURIAL.

{Carving of a shield and cross flags}

1861 - 1865

The east face is inscribed with the following names of 21 soldiers from Winchester:

WILLARD HART, CORP.
HUGH BLY
ALONZO HULL
ASA HUMISTON
HENRY O. KENT
EDWARD B. KINNE
CHARLES MADDRA
WALTER MARTIN
JEROME PRESTON
AUGUSTUS RICHWEIN
HIRAM C. ROBERTS. 1st SERGT
JULIUS ROGERS
JOHN B. SINCLAIR
WILLIAM H. SLACK
JOHN M. TEETER
JULIUS THORN
ALBERT M. TUTTLE
JOHM K. TWISS. SERGT.
CASSIUS WATSON
MARK H. WHEELER
COLUMBUS WRIGHT

The north face is inscribed:

RESIDENTS OF WINCHESTER
WHOSE SERVICES WERE CREDITED
TO OTHER TOWNS.
BODIES NOT BROUGHT HOME.

followed by the names of 10 Winchester soldiers:

WOLCOTT COOK
JAMES DOBISH
GEORGE DOWNS
CHARLES GILBERT
DAVIS HART
EDWARS HAZZARD
LEWIS HAZZARD. CORP.
MYRON H. HUBBARD
DANIEL RICHARDSON
CHARLES ST. JOHN

The west face is inscribed with the following names of 21 soldiers from Winchester:

GOTTLIEB ARNOLD
SAMUEL C. BARBER
JAMES BALDWIN, CORP.
GEORGE BELLOWS, CORP.
JOHN BIDERMAN
ALBERT BURDICK
FRANCIS BURGER
WILLIAM F. COGGSWELL
GILES A. CONE
ALFRED COMINS
FREDRICK W. DANIELS, CORP.
LEWIS DAYRON
ROBERT DEMPSEY, 1stLIEUT
LEWIS C. DOWNS
JARED P. EVARTS
LUCIUS EGGLESTON
MYRON FERRIS
MATTHEW FITZGERALD
ELLIOT FLEMING
BIRDSEY GIBBS
MANWARING GREEN
MICHAEL HAGGARTY

Date Installed or Dedicated: 7/1/1900

Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: State of Connecticut and Town of Winchester

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Union

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