Civil War Monument - Rutland, MA
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 42° 22.584 W 071° 57.309
19T E 256699 N 4695799
Quick Description: The Civil War Monument is located at the intersection of Main Street (Rt. 56) and Pommogussett Road (Rt. 122A) in Rutland, MA.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 8/25/2014 3:54:50 AM
Waymark Code: WMMB5Y
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
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Long Description:

A 30' tall unpolished marble monument rests on a 5' square granite base. The monument has the figure of a Union soldier standing at parade rest on top of a shaft. A pair of bands that contain the names of Civil War battles circles the shaft. The soldier is wearing a cap, knee length overcoat, and cape. He is holding a rifle in front of him vertically with both hands, left over right.

Each side of the monument is engraved with the names, companies, and regiments of fallen Union soldiers from Rutland. The monument was dedicated on July 3, 1879.

South Face:

Upper band NEWBERN. Lower band VICKSBURG

LYMAN A. BAKER CO. B. 51 REGT.
CHARLES R. BARTLETT CO. B. 51 REGT.
GEORGE F. BARTLETT CO. D. 25 REGT.
WILLIAM E. BRIANT CO. H. 51 REGT.
ROSWELL BEMIS 10 BAT.
HERMAN N. BENIS 10 BAT.
JONATHAN CHILDS 10 BAT.
CHAUNCY R. DEMOND CO. K. 25 REGT.
PERRIEN DEAN CO. B. 51 REGT.
MARTIN R. DEAN CO. G. 2 H.A.
FRED EMERY CO. B. 51 REGT.
ALVIN FISHER 10 BAT.
GEORGE B. FLAGG CO. D. 26 REGT.
EDSON FAIRBANKS CO. B. 51 REGT.
EDWIN FORBUSH CO. B. 51 REGT.
ALBERT G. FOSTER CO. A. 57 REGT.
GEORGE W. FOSTER CO. A. 57 REGT.
SAMUEL C. GREEN CO. B. 51 REGT.
JOSEPH GIBBS CO. B. 51 REGT.

East Face:

Upper band ANTIETAM. Lower band WILDERNESS

Carved shield and crossed flags.

EDSON H. HOWE CO. K. 36 REGT.
EDWIN H. HOLMES CO. A. 51 REGT.
EDWIN HOWE CO. H. 30 REGT.
LEROY E. HUNT 10. BAT.
OLIVER P. JUDKINS CO. K. 21 REGT.
DANIEL LEONARD CO. H. 57 REGT.
ELBRIDGE LANE CO. K. 13 REGT.
BENJAMIN L. LEONARD CO. B. 57 REGT.
CHARLES E. McDONOUGH CO. K. 36 REGT.
HIRAM V. MOULTON CO. I. 25 REGT.
JAMES MARTIN CO. B. 51 REGT.
JOHN McCARTHY CO. B. 51 REGT.
MENZIES R. MOULTON CO. B. 51 REGT.
HIRAM B. OLOVER 10. BAT.
CHARLES E. PARKER CO. B. 51 REGT.
ISAAC E. PARKER CO. K. 21 REGT.
EDWARD F. PRESTON 1. BAT.
CHARLES F. PIKE CO. B. 30 REGT.
JOHN F. RICE CO. B. 51 REGT.

ERECTED 1879.

North Face:

Upper band KINGSTON. Lower band WHITEHALL

JOSEPH K. RAWSON CO. B. 51 REGT.
MERRILL G. ROGERS CO. C. 36 REGT.
JAMES T. ROOD SURGEON 28 REGT.
FRANK W. SMITH CO. B. 51 REGT.
DAVID F. SMITH CO. B. 51 REGT.
ALFRED A. SANDERSON CO. B. 51 REGT.
PLINEY W. SANDERSON CO. B. 51 REGT.
D. HERBERT SMITH CO. B. 51 REGT.
JACOB SHAFFER CO. K. 25 REGT.
JAMES SMITH 10. BAT.
DANA W. SMITH 4. H.A.
FRANKLIN R. SMITH BAT.
SIMEON D. TAYLOR CO. B. 51 REGT.
GEORGE G. TAYLOR CO. I. 39 REGT.
SIDNEY C. THOMPSON CO. K. 25 REGT.
CYRUS H. WESSON CO. B. 51 REGT.
ALBERT WETHERBEE CO. B. 51 REGT.
CHARLES E. WOODS 10. BAT.
EDMUND D. WETHERBEE CO. E. 20 REGT.

West Face:

Upper band ROANOKE. Lower band GOLDSBORO

NOT CREDITED TO RUTLAND

ALONZO C. ARMINGTON ?
HENRY C. ARMINGRON ?
FRANK W. ARMINGTON CO. D. 15 MASS.
JOHN W. ADAMS ? REGT.
JOHN S. BARTLETT 19
GEORGE P. BROWNING ? H.A.
ADDISON CHILDS CO. G. 25 REGT.
AUGUSTUS G. DEMONG CO.K ? REGT.
WALTER A. FORBUSH CO.F. 53 REGT.
LEVI C. GREENLEAF CO.D. 15 REGT.
LEWIS W. GATES CO.F. 42 REGT.
J. MASON HUBBARD CO.B. 51 REGT.
EDWARD E. HUBBARD CO.F. 42 REGT.
CHARLES W, LEONARD CO.H. 37 REGT.
WILLIAM H. PRESTON CO.C. 1 CAV.
MANSON PRESCOTT CO. E. 21 REGT.
WILLIAM PRESCOTT CO. D. 2 REGT.
BRIGHAM PIERCE CO. K. 42 REGT.
ALBERT ROGERS CO. C. 21 REGT.
ISRAEL H. SMITH CO. ? 36 REGT.
SIDNEY M. SMITH CO. H. 19 REGT.
JAMES O. SHANNON 2 LT 10 G. H.A. U.S.
WILLARD S. WOODIS CO. G. 22 REGT.
GEORGE P. WOODIS CO.K. 36 REGT.
WOOBURN E. SCOTT CO. E. 42 REGT.

Date Installed or Dedicated: 7/3/1879

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

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Union

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