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Co. I 1st Regiment NY Volunteer Infantry Monument - Middletown, NY
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 41° 27.019 W 074° 24.998
18T E 548726 N 4588912
Quick Description: A monument honoring members of the Co. I 1st Regiment NY Volunteer Infantry during the Spanish-American War is located in Thrall Park, 21-41 Grove St., Middletown, NY.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 5/3/2018 4:31:42 AM
Waymark Code: WMY715
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1
Views: 1

Long Description:
A 8' high rough cut stone monument has a large bronze plaque with the names of the men who served with Co. I 1st Regiment NY Volunteer Infantry from 1898-1899 in the Spanish-American War. On the front is the bronze emblem of United Spanish War Veterans. Below is a bronze plaque which has the image of an eagle with outspread wings holding a bundle of arrows in its right talon and an olive branch in its left talon. The eagle is superimposed over a banner that is inscribed HONOR ROLL. The plaque is inscribed:

1898 1899

CO. I. FIRST REGT.
NEW YORK VOLUNTEER INFANTRY

CAPTAIN AMOS E. MCLNTYRE
1ST. LIEUTENANT GEORGE E. WALLACE
1ST. LIEUTENANT ABRAHAM L. DECKER
2ND. LIEUTENANT ALBERT E. NICKINSON

CAPTAIN M.C. MAURICE ASHLEY
1ST. SERGEANT JEREMIAH E. BARNES
Q.M. SERGEANT GEORGE M. MILLSPAUGH
COMPANY CLERK IVAN D. KING

SERGEANTS:
MELVIN DUDLEY
OLIVER HILL
LOUIS F. WENTHWORTH
EDWARD MADDEN DECKER

MUSICIANS:
WARD EDWARDS JR.
WILLIAM I. FRENCH

ARTIFICER
ALEXANDER R. SKINNER

WAGONER
CLEMENT D. ATKINS

CORPORALS:
SAMUEL CAUSEMAN
HOWARD J. POWELSON
JOHN F. DUGAN
CLARENCE T. DICKERSON
CLARENCE SHAFER
JOHN I. SLITER

LUTHER VAIL
ADDISON T. WILKERSON
HALSEY E. GOULD
HARRY L. STEEDMAN
WILLIAM H. CHAMBERS
ROBINSON C. WALLACE
ARCHIBALD C.N. THOMSON

PRIVATES:

BABCOCK, FRAISE S.
BACKMAN, PHILIP H.
BALLMAN, JOHN S.
BEAKES, JOSEPH W.
BEAKES, SPENCER M.
BEAKES, WILLIAM E.
BLAKE, RALPH
BORST, LYNN L.
BURT, LINSEY
CASE, ALEXANDER L.
CLAUSON, GEORGE H.
COCHRAN, ALFRED
CODDINGTON, EDWIN A.
CONKLING, ALBERT
CONKLING, BERTIS
CONSTABLE, CURTIS
COOPERNAIL, WILLIAM I.
COX, ROBERT, J.
CROUNSE, JAMES A.
DAVEY, LEWIS J.
DECKER, JOHN E.
DECKER, JOHN W.
DICKSON, EMMETT
EGAN, JAMES G.
FRANCISCO, ALBERT
FREDRICKS, HARRY V.
FULLERTON, ABRAHAM L.

GALLAGHER, JOHN A.
GLAVIN, HENRY
GODFREY, HARLAND H.
HAWLEY, FRANK
JONES, DOKSON
JORDAN, WILLIAM
LANE, EMMETT H.
LAWRENCE, HOWARD R.
LEE, SAMUEL E.
LEEMON, JOHN E.
LOANE, WILLIAM J.
MacGOWAN, HORACE A.
MacGOWANLOUIS F.
McCRAE, WILLIAM R.
McDERMOTT, WILLIAM
MALONE, HARVEY E.
MEANEY, THOMAS
MEDRICK, FRANK S.
MILLER, JOE K.
OWEN, EMMET W.
PARET, fREDERICK T.
PARET, THEODORE D.
PHILLIPS, JAMES W.
PICKARD, CHARLES H.
PINK, WILLIAM J.
POTTER, EUGENE O.

POWERS, WILLIAM L.
REGAN, WILLIAM J.
ROBERTSON, HERBERT E.
ROBINSON, LESTER H.
ROCKAFELLOW, GEORGE H.
SCHULTZ, EDWIN M.
SCHWARTZ, CHARLES F.
SCHWARTZ, CHRISTOPHER, JR.
SEAMAN, AMOS L.
SENGSTACKENSAMUEL H.
SHAW, DACIS W.
SHAW, WILLIAM F.
SHEPARD, ROBERT L.
SHERER, FRANK
SHERMAN, HEZEKIAH H.
SHERMAN, SAMUEL R.
SUFFERN, DAVID W.
TALCOTT, WILLIAM H.
TANDY, TOM E.
TERHUNE, OSCAR
TERHUNE, ROBERT
TERWILLIGER, THOMAS M., JR.
VEBER, DANIEL
WAGNER, HARRY A.
WALTER, CHRISTIAN O.
WELLER, ALFRED G.
WHITMORE, WILLIAM F.

The back of the monument has a small plaque which is inscribed:

DONATED BY
COMPANY-I VETERANS ASSOCIATION
AND NEXT OF KIN OF DECEASED COMRADES
* * * * *
ERECTED AND DEDICATED MAY 30, 1940 TO
THE MEMORY OF THOSE WHO VOLUNTEERED
FOR SERVICE IN THE SPANISH WAR.
* * *
CHARLES HENRY PICARD, PRES.
EDWARD MADDEN DECKER, SECY. WILLIAM HENRY CHAMBERS, TREAS.
WILLIAM F. BENEDICT & SON, BUILDERS

Type of memorial: Monument

Location: Thrall Park, Middletown, NY

Public or private: Public

Who placed it?: Company I Veterans Association

When was it placed?: May 30, 1940

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