Orange Civil War Monument - Orange, MA
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 42° 35.633 W 072° 18.396
18T E 720981 N 4719234
Quick Description: The Orange Civil War Monument is located Central Cemetery, off East Main Street in Orange, MA.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 8/30/2014 6:36:56 AM
Waymark Code: WMMC77
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
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Long Description:

The 20' tall, granite, Orange Civil War Monument has three large square tiers supporting a fluted column with an urn on top. The monument rests on a two-stepped base and is surrounded by a grassy area and a low granite wall with eight low pylons. The monument contains the names of every person that enlisted during the Civil War from Orange. It was created in 1870 and erected in the center of Orange's Central Cemetery.

The upper tier has pilasters at each corner and the front, south side, is inscribed:

ORANGE
REMEMBERS
HER
SOLDIERS

The middle tier has scrolls at each corner the dado has the date:

1870

The lower part is inscribed with the following names:

E.B. COBB
H.C. WOODWARD
W.A. WOODWARD
L. FURBUSH
W.L. HOWE
D. STEARNS
H.L. TEMPLE
L. BOWKER
E.O. ORCUTT
I.L. SPEAR
C.C. HARRIS
W.H. GODDARD
J.H. OSMAND

--- Legible names on curved surface -------

W. SHAW
A.B SWAN
?. HARRIS

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J.W. MELLEN
S. MOORE
D.O. RICH
H.H. HUNT
A.L.BARRETT
B.W. MAYO
J.H. RICHARDSON
S. GREENHALGH
G.W. REYNOLDS
R.B. P. WHEELER
T.F. WILLIAMS
H.J. BARBER

The east side is inscribed:

J.M ADAMS
E. STEVENS
H. FOSKETT
W.W. BRIGGS
A. BLISS
D.D. MELLEN
J.A. PRESCOTT
J. PEIRCE
E.S. WARD
A.B. BAKER
H.H. MAYO
D. BARNES

--- Legible names on curved surface -------

P. FORBUSH
H.A. TRUAX
H.B. STOWELL
J.E. HILLS
A. TEMPLE
G. MAYNARD
W.H. BLOGETT
A. KING
W. DAVISON

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J.H. FOSKETT
JOSEPH SPENCER
W.S. MOODY
W.S. CLARK
S.L. UNDERWOOD
G. GODDARD
M.C. FRENCH
H.H. RAND
F.M. JENNISON
A. FOSKETT
W.C. WOODWARD
W.P.G. HUNTOON

The back, north side, is inscribed:

J.H. BOYDEN
G.A. MAYNARD
G.P. WARD
E.W. EDDY
D.J. GILMORE
G.H. KING
W.H. WHITNEY
J.H. PIPER
W.M. CROMBIE
E.S. RUSSELL
C. TILDEN
E.M. LEIGHTON

--- Legible names on curved surface -------

T.L. RICE
S. FELTON
G.H. CUTLER
A.B. ATHERTON
M.A. LOTHROP
C. MAYO
G.R. ACKBURN
A.H. DUDLEY
H.H. TURNER

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A.F. TRIM
R.H. HUNTOON
P.G. WOODWARD
D. BOSWORTH
D. GODDARD
T.A. REYNOLDS
G.W. MORANVILLE
J.F. HARTSON
J.A. TITUS
F.L. SPEAR
J.D. CUMMINGS
T.J. CUMMINGS
A.T. EDDY
E.S. FIELD
N.A. CHENEY
N. VORGE
C.I. DAILY
W.S. PHILLIPS
P. LARABEE
D. MAHONEY
F. SHERMAN
P.S. WARD
C. SWAIN

The west side is inscribed:

G.A. STAFFORD
B.F. HASTINGS
M.H. WARD
N.W. WARD
J, TURNER
E. GERRISH
A.H. TERRY
J.S. SHORT
O.J. HOWARD
W.N. SMITH
J.H. PEIRCE
J.L. FOSTER

--- Legible names on curved surface -------

E. CHENEY
C.L. FLINT
E.W. MORSE
F.B. MORTON
J.D. WOODS
C. MORTON
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A.W. GODDARD
O.S. OAKES
S. WAKEFIELD
S.N. SLATE
G.W. BARBER
G.W. PRATT
A.D. FOSKETT
M.M. HOWARD
A.W. MERRIMAN
T.D. DEXTER
G.W. TYLER
D. MAHANNA

Date Installed or Dedicated: 7/1/1870

Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: City of Orange, MA

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Union

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