Northfield Civil War Memorial - Northfield, MA
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 42° 41.612 W 072° 27.380
18T E 708363 N 4729920
Quick Description: The Northfield Civil War Memorial honors 83 Northfield residents who served during the Civil War. It is located south of the Town Hall at 69 Main Street in Northfield, MA.
Location: Massachusetts, United States
Date Posted: 4/2/2021 3:48:46 AM
Waymark Code: WM142K3
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.
Views: 3

Long Description:

The Northfield Board of Trustees of Veterans Memorials and Veterans Services and the Historical Society of Northfield has created an outdoor Civil War Memorial that is always available to the public. The town's other Civil War memorial is located indoors at the Northfield Elementary School. The memorial features two sets of three granite ledger books, set opposite each other, with the names of Civil War veterans inscribed on facing pages. The memorial was dedicated on June 12, 2016.

The memorial is inscribed:

Book 1

Civil War
Veterans
of
Northfield, MA
1861 - 1865

ANDREW J JAMES *
SILAS W BAILEY
RICHARD D BATTLES *
JONATHAN H BLAKE
LOREN C BOYDEN
CHARLES C BREWER
CHARLES J BRITT
McKENZIE B BRITT *

Book 2

FRANK BROWN *
HATSEL S CALDWELL
ALDOLPHUS O CARTER
ELIJAH W CHAMBERLAIN
GEORGE CLARK
M GARDNER COLLAR
MATTHEW COUGHLIN
NATHAN F CUTTING

SAMUEL C CUTTING
CHARLES S DEWEY
SAMUEL D DUTTON
GEORGE G FELTON
ANSEL FIELD
CALVIN S FIELD *
FRANK S FIELD
FREDERICK K FIELD

Book 3

GEORGE P FIELD
GEORGE W FIELD
GEORGE A FISHER
JOHN A FISHER. JR
THEODORE W FISHER
JOSEPH GATES
CHARLES M GROUT
JOSEPH A HARRIS

CHARLES W HARVEY
HEZEKIAH HASTINGS
RICHARD HEATH
CLEMENT C HOLTON *
EUGENE D HOLTON *
CHARLES X JANES
WILLIAM B JANES
HENRY H JOHNSON

Book 4

JAMES S JOHNSON
WILLIAM H JOHNSON *
CHAUNCEY K KIMPLIN
JOB M LEONARD
GEORGE MASON
CHAUNCEY B MATTOON
ISAAC MATTOON
WARREN W MATTOON

JOSHUA MAYNARD
WILLIAM E MERRIAM
ELIJAH L MERRIMAN
ALONZO MURDOCK
HENRY MURDOCK
ALBIN N NASH
EDWARD C NASH
THALES H PAGE

Book 5

CHARLES H PARMENTIER
HENRY E PIERCE
JOSEPH B PIERCE
MARSHALL A POTTER
CHARLES N PURPLE
JOHN H ROBBINS
LAFAYETTE H ROSS
LUCIUS B RUMRILL

ASAHEL SAWYER
NATHAN H SIMONDS
WESLEY L SMITH
WILLIAM B SMITH
CHARLES H SPAULDING
EDWARD B STEARNS
MARSHALL S STEBBINS
AARON L STEBBINS

Book 6

CHARLES A STIMPSON
LUCIUS STIMPSON
ELLIOT STONE
JOHN D STONE
ROSWELL STRATTON
FRANK H TURNER
LEMUEL X TURNER
GEORGE W WEBSTER

FRANK W WEEKS
OSCAR WOOD
JOSEPH YOUNG
UNKNOWN

Date Installed or Dedicated: 6/12/2016

Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: Northfield Board of Trustees of Veterans Memorials and Veterans Services and the Historical Society of Northfield

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Union

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