Civil War Soldiers Monument - Hubbardston, MA
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 42° 28.481 W 072° 00.372
18T E 746098 N 4706825
Quick Description: The Hubbardston Civil War Soldiers Monument is located on the grounds of the Town Hall on Main Street in the center of Hubbardston, MA.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 8/18/2014 5:43:59 PM
Waymark Code: WMM9TX
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
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Long Description:

A nicely maintained 12' high by 4' square, stepped, marble monument by an unknown sculptor has a decorative top featuring an eagle perched on a pyramid of cannon balls and carved cannons on the four edges. The names of fallen soldiers are engraved, in alphabetical order, on the north, east and south faces of the monument. The monument was dedicated on June 17, 1885.

On the upper front are the inscription:

ERECTED 1885

IN MEMORY OF OUR FALLEN HEROES

COLD HARBOR is inscribed on the lower part of the east side. NEW BERNE is inscribed on the lower part of the north side. PORT HUDSON is inscribed on the lower part of south side.

North Face (16 names):

ALLEN. CALVIN
BANKS. J. PRENTISS
BARNES. GEO. H.
BARTLETT CHAS. A.
BLOOD GEO. W.
BROWNING. ASA B.
CHURCHILL. EBER F.
CLARK. ALMOND W.
CLARK. ALSON W.
CLARK. ASA G.
CLARK. ELI E.
DAY. LEONARD S.
DEVEREUX. JOHN H.
FLAGG. LEVI
FLAGG. SILAS
FROST. SUMNER
GATES. WILLIAM

West Face (18 names):

GREENWOOD. A. HOBERT
GREENWOOD. GEO.
GREENWOOD. EDSON A.
HALE. HOBERT L.
HASTINGS. SAML. H.
HEALD. WM. H.
HERRICK. JAMES W.
HOLT. DAVIS
HOLT. W. IRVING
HUNTING. JOHN W.
HARTWELL. ROLLIN
KENDALL. EDWARDS J.
KENDALL. JAMES P.E.
KENDALL.JOHN N.
LEWIS. GEO. M.
LEWIS. SETH E.
MAYNARD. GEO. S.
MAREAN. OREN

South Face (16 names):

MORSE. SAMUEL
NEWTON. ISAAC
ORR. JESSE H.
PARKER. ALFRED R.
POND. ROLAND
RICE. ISAAC N.
RUSSELL. HENRY F.
SARGENT. SIDNEY H.
STONE. ASA
STONE. J. FRANKLIN
STOWE. CHAS. R.
TENNEY. GEO. A.
WITT. CLAYTON
WOODWARD. DANIEL H.
WRIGHT. PARKER S.
YOUNG. MAKEPEACE

Date Installed or Dedicated: 6/17/1885

Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: Town of Hubbardston

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Union

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