Civil War Monument - Sourth Berwick ME
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie
N 43° 14.265 W 070° 48.221
19T E 353551 N 4788796
Quick Description: Located on a triangular plot of land sandwiched between Portland St and Agamentious Rd
Location: Maine, United States
Date Posted: 9/24/2016 6:19:17 AM
Waymark Code: WMT4EX
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
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Long Description:
This monument was dedicated on Memorial Day, 1901. When dedicated there were 66 names inscribed, the others were added at later dates. Artist is unknown, contractor was S J Nason Company. The sculpture is made of granite.

On front of base:) South Berwicks roll of honor/(two columns of 44 names) (On front of lower base, raised:) 1861-1865 (On back of base:) WE FOUGHT IN OBEDIENCE TO THE SPIRIT OF LIBERTY/(40 names listed) (On side of base:) THEY SLEEP BUT THEIR WORKS DO NOT FOLLOW THEM/(24 names listed) (On other side of base:) IN MEMORY OF OUR FALLEN COMRADES/(42 names listed)

Source Smithsonian Art Inventory Catalog
Date Installed or Dedicated: 5/27/1901

Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: Citizens of South Berwick

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Union

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