Civil War Memorial - Warren, MA
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 42° 12.782 W 072° 11.610
18T E 731659 N 4677243
Quick Description: The Warren, MA Civil War Monument is located in a traffic island at the intersection of Route 67 (Main Street) and Route 19 (Town Hall Plaza).
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 10/25/2012 9:23:25 AM
Waymark Code: WMFJ9N
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
Views: 1

Long Description:

The Civil War Monument in Warren, depicts an approximately 7' high bronze figure of a Union soldier is standing at parade rest on an ornate multi-tiered granite pedestal which is about 18' high by 7.' wide by 7.' deep.

The moustached soldier stands upright holding a rifle vertically in front of him with both hands on the barrel, left over right. The butt of the rifle rests on the ground near his right leg. He is wearing a knee-length coat, a cape and cap.

Mid-way up the pedestal are the names of four Civil War Battle: GETTYSBURG, ANTIETAM, VICKSBURG, and ATLANTA. Around three sides are the names and units of the citizens of Warren who served during the war.

he plaque on the front of the pedestal is inscribed:

ERECTED
BY THE TOWN
OF WARREN
TO THE MEMORY OF HER SOLDIERS
AND SAILORS WHO SERVED IN THE
WAR OF THE REBELLION
1861 -1865

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

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Union

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Date Installed or Dedicated: Not listed

Related Website: Not listed

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