Civil War Soldiers Monument - Ludlow, MA
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 42° 11.512 W 072° 27.575
18T E 709765 N 4674204
Quick Description: The Civil War Soldiers monument is located within a traffic triangle on Center and Church Streets in Ludlow, MA
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 8/6/2014 10:19:06 AM
Waymark Code: WMM7V5
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark
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Long Description:

The W. H. Flynt Granite Company fabricated this 20' high by 6' square granite obelisk in the center of Ludlow, MA. The monument is dated within a shield the front and lists the names of fallen soldiers from Ludlow on the other three sides. The monument is surrounded by a decorative wrought iron fence and was dedicated in the summer of 1867.

Inscribed on the front:

SOLDIERS MONUMENT
1867
ERECTED
BY THE TOWN
The north side is inscribed:
CAPT.
H.A. HUBBARD
------------
F.J. PUTNAM
E.F. BROOKS
C. GROWNINGSHIELD
The west side is inscribed:

E. LYON
H.H. PEASE
R. PARSONS
A. CHAPMAN
W. WASHBURN
JOHN COASH
The south side is inscribed:

D. PRATT
A.O. POTT
L. BENNETT
D.D. CURRIE
H.W. ALDRICH
C. McFARLAND

Date Installed or Dedicated: 7/1/1867

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

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Union

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