Civil War Memorial - Charlestown, New Hampshire
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
N 43° 14.104 W 072° 25.467
18T E 709131 N 4790140
Quick Description: Civil War memorial in Charlestown, New Hampshire.
Location: New Hampshire, United States
Date Posted: 10/7/2008 12:44:47 PM
Waymark Code: WM4WXX
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
Views: 10

Long Description:

"In the center is a Statue of a Civil War Union Soldier at ease with musket, approximately five feet high, atop a rockfaced granite block 5-1/2 feet high, three feet wide and deep, above a shorter 12 foot beveled base which protrudes an additional nine inches on each side. Upon the front of the die is the GAR emblem and on the north and south sides bronze tablets bear the names of the 144 Civil War soldiers from Charlestown. Funds for the monument were raised by 200 contributors in 1909-1911, the monument bought and placed on a site furnished by the town. Unveiled October 6, 1911. A bronze tablet bearing the names of Charlestown citizens serving in World War I was added to the rear (west) face in 1929." ~ National Register Nomination Form

Date Installed or Dedicated: 10/06/1911

Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: Funds from 200 contributors

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Union

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