Massachusetts Monument, New Bern National Cemetery, North Carolina
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid
N 35° 07.406 W 077° 03.206
18S E 312889 N 3888661
Quick Description: A monument to Massachusetts's war dead in the New Bern National Cemetery.
Location: North Carolina, United States
Date Posted: 7/15/2006 3:29:21 PM
Waymark Code: WMHDT
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 18

Long Description:
The Massachusetts Monument is a granite memorial erected

by the commonwealth in 1908 in memory of Massachusetts’s soldiers and sailors who died in North Carolina during the Civil War. The units stationed in North Carolina are displayed on plaques on the base. The main inscription reads:

THE
COMMONWEALTH
OF
MASSACHUSETTS
ERECTS THIS
MONUMENT IN
GRATEFUL MEMORY
OF HER
SOLDIERS AND SAILORS
WHO DIED IN THE
DEPARTMENT OF
NORTH CAROLINA
1861-1865

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Date Installed or Dedicated: 01/01/1908

Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Union

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