Soldiers' Monument - Norfolk, CT
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 41° 59.334 W 073° 11.963
18T E 649151 N 4650111
Quick Description: The Soldiers' Monument is located on the Town Green at the intersection of US Rt. 44 and SR 272 in the center of Norfolk, CT.
Location: Connecticut, United States
Date Posted: 7/28/2014 1:41:37 PM
Waymark Code: WMM65R
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
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Long Description:

A 24' high granite obelisk stands in the middle of the Norfolk Town Green. The obelisk was supplied by William A. Burdick and erected in 1868.

The monument honors area residents who died during the Civil War. The obelisk is inscribed on all four sides. The west face contains the dedication and a list of seven names and dates of death:

TO THE MEMORY OF THE
SOLDIERS FROM THIS TOWN
WHO DIED FOR THEIR COUNTRY
IN THE WAR OF THE REBELLION
ADJT. SAMUEL C. BARNUM
DIED JUNE 15, 1864.
LIEUT. HIRAM D. GAYLORD
NOV. 18, 1863
CORP. THEODORE S. BATES
SEPT. 17, 1862.
CORP. DAMON S. PENDLETON
MARCH 24, 1864.
CORP. GEORGE H. PENDLETON
OCT. 11, 1864.
SCHUYLER B. PENDLETON
SEPT. 3, 1863.
SHERMAN A. APLEY
JUNE 1, 1864.

The south face list of nine names and dates of death:

GEORGE N. ANDRUS
DIED JUNE 22, 1864.
ALBERT H. BAILEY
APRIL 7, 1862.
GEORGE BARDEN
JUNE 15, 1863.
BENJAMIN J. BEACH
EPT. 17, 1862.
CHRISTIAN BEJOHNSON
JUNE 18, 1864.
LEANDER CAMPBELL
JUNE 3, 1864.
GEORGE W. COBB
OCT. 23, 1862.
MICHAEL DONAHUE
DEC. 13, 1864.
WILLARD EVANS
JAN. 12, 1862.

The east face list of nine names and dates of death:

EDWARD J. HUMPHREY
DIED APRIL 22, 1862.
EDWARD HINE
JULY 18, 1864.
CHARLES E. KEYES
DEC. 22, 1862.
ELIZUR MALTBIE
JULY 2, 1864.
SAMUEL J. MILLS
SEPT. 5, 1861
RUSSELL A. MURPHY
1864.
THEODORE PARRETT
SEPT. 17, 1862
JOHN W. PECK
FEB. 9, 1862
ENSIGN PRINCE.

The north face list of ten names and dates of death:

JOSEPH ROBINSON
DIED SEPT. 17, 1864.
HALSEY ROBERTS
FEB. 6, 1862.
TIMOTHY RYAN
AUG. 2, 1862.
EDWARD B. SAGE
MAY 14, 1864.
JOHN SUCHRUE
APRIL 20, 1862.
CHARLES SPELLMAN
MAY 25, 1862.
FRANCIS STECK
1865.
WILLIS H. TYRELL
AUG. 25, 1863.
AUGUSTE DIDIER.
BOUTON E. KNAPP.

Date Installed or Dedicated: 7/1/1868

Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: Town of Norfolk, CT

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Union

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