Non-repatriated Soldiers' Monument - West Hartford, CT
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 41° 46.044 W 072° 44.476
18T E 687748 N 4626417
Quick Description: The West Hartford Non-repatriated Soldiers' Monument is located in North Cemetery, 60 North Main Street, West Hartford, CT.
Location: Connecticut, United States
Date Posted: 8/11/2014 3:59:17 AM
Waymark Code: WMM8JT
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
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Long Description:

A 5.75' by 3' by 7" rectangular tombstone with a curved top stands in the east central part of West Hartford's North Cemetery. The monument was funded by the State of Connecticut and supplied, designed and fabricated by the Stephen Maslen Corporation. It was erected in 1904.

The west facing front contains a dedication and a list 10 names along with their unit, place, and date of death.

ERECTED 1904
BY THE STATE OF CONNECTICUT
IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF WEST HARTFORD
WHO OFFERED UP THEIR LIVES
A SACRIFICE IN THE CIVIL WAR
1861-1865
AND WHOSE BODIES WERE NEVER BROUGHT HOME FOR BURIAL.
______

THERON D. MILLARD
CO. A. 6 REGT. CONN. VOLS.
DIED AT BEAUFORT S.C. SEPT. 7, 1862

CHARLES M. STERNBERG
CO. A. 16 REGT. CONN. VOLS.
DIED AT WASHINGTON D.C. DEC. 31, 1862

MORTIMER M. CADWELL
CO. F. 16 REGT. CONN. VOLS.
DID AT FREDRICKSBURG, VA. NOV. 15, 1862

JOHN McCARTHY
CO. H. 24 REGT. CONN. VOLS.
KILLED AT PORT HUDSON, LA. JUNE 14, 1863

HENRY N. SPERRY
CO. A. 7 REGT. CONN. VOLS.
DIED FROM WOUNDS AT FORT WAGNER S.C. AUG. 2, 1863

JOHN ROLAND
CO. H. 14 REGT. CONN. VOLS.
KILLED AT BRISTOE STATION VA. OCT. 14, 1863

THOMAS B. FOSTER
CO. L. H'VY ART'Y CONN. VOLS.
DIED AT FAIRFAX VA. MAR. 12, 1864

HENRY KIMBERLY
CO. E. 7 REGT. CONN. VOLS.
KILLED AT DREWRY'S BLUFF VA. MAY 14, 1864

URIAH T. WELLS
CO. C. 20 REGT. CONN. VOLS.
DIED FROM WOUNDS AT PEACH TREE GREEN GA. JULY 20, 1864

WILLIAM ALTHROP
CO. B. H'VY ART'Y CONN. VOLS.
DIED AT BROADWAY LANDING VA. OCT 23, 1864

The east side contains the name, unit, place, and date of death of one soldier and a 4 line poem.

CORP. L. EDWARD DEMING
CO. D. 11 REGT. CONN. VOLS.
DIED AT ANTIETAM, MD. SEPT. 17, 1862

ON FAME'S ETERNAL CAMPING-GROUND
THEIR SILENT TENTS ARE SPREAD
AND GLORY GUARDS WITH SOLEMN ROUND
THE BIVOUAC OF THE DEAD.

Date Installed or Dedicated: 7/1/1904

Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: State of Connecticut and Stephen Maslen Co.

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Union

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