Company I 10th Massachusetts Regiment Monument - West Springfield, MA
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 42° 06.910 W 072° 37.507
18T E 696332 N 4665292
Quick Description: The Company I 10th Massachusetts Regiment monument is located in the Meeting House Hill Cemetery on Park Street in West Springfield, MA.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 6/10/2013 11:37:09 AM
Waymark Code: WMH9A7
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
Views: 3

Long Description:

A 15' brown sandstone obelisk is dedicated to the men of Company I of the 10th Massachusetts Regiment Infantry who died during the Civil War. The obelisk rests on a stepped pedestal which rests on a two stepped base.

The front, west side, of the pedestal is nicely carved with relief of an eagle standing on a United States shield with crossed flags beneath the shield. Below, on the front of the base is inscribed the dedication:

THIS MONUMENT IS ERECTED
IN MEMORY OF THOSE MEMBER OF
CO. I 10TH MASS. REGT.
WHO FELL IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR COUNTRY
DURING THE GREAT REBLLION

The pedestal on the north side is inscribed:

DIED
OF DISEASE
Corp. ROBERT BEST JR. .... Sept 2 64
Priv. JERRY SULLIVAN ........... " " 61
" JAMES W. BURR ................ " 10 "
" JOHN C. SQUIRES .............. " 13 "
" JOHN FALVEY ...................May 1 62
" CASSANDER FRISBIE........July 12 "
" CHAS. S. HARRIS JR.........Sept 17 "
OTIS H. LITTLEJOHN..............Feb 5 63
ABNER D. OTIS....................Sept 16 "

The base on the north side is inscribed:

BULL RUN. WINDERNESS. SPOTTSYLVANIA
COAL HARBOR. PETERSBERG.

The pedestal on the south side is inscribed:

DIED
OF WOUNDS REC'D IN ACTION
Lieut. Wm. ARTHUR ASHLEY.. May 5 64
Sergt. AMOS PETTIS Jr........... May 3 63
" OSMYN B. PAULL .............. May 18 64
" JOHN R. WALKER .............. Aug 27 "
Corp. HIBBAD K BEAN ....... May 31 62
" JAMES BALDWIN .............. June 13 64
Priv. Wm. H. ESTES ................ May 31 64
" DANIEL D. SHEA ................. "......."... "
" ROBERT J. STEWART .......... "......."... "

The base on the south side is inscribed:

WILLIAMBURG FAIR OAKS GLENDALE
MALVERN 1ST FREDERICKSBURG

The pedestal on the east side is inscribed:

DIED
OF WOUNDS REC'D IN ACTION
WM. ATKINS .....................Aug 12 62
JOHN BARRY .................... May 3 63
HUBERT J. BOYINGTON ............" " "
ANTHONY CAIN .................. " 15 "
CHARLES E. HOVEY .............. " 3 "
SIMEON P. SMITH .......... Nov. 7 "
JOSEPH UNGERED ........ Dec. 10 61
JOHN P. CASEY .............. May 5 "
DANIEL CRONAN ........ Sept 19 "

The base on the east side is inscribed:

MARY'S HEIGHTS SALEM 2ND FREDERICKSBURG
GETTYSBURG RAPPANANNOCK STATION

Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: Members of Company I Tenth Massachusetts Regiment Infantry

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Union

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Date Installed or Dedicated: Not listed

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