Civil War Memorial - Troy, NH
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 42° 49.604 W 072° 10.987
18T E 730250 N 4745423
Quick Description: A nicely maintained Civil War Memorial is located on the north end of the town common opposite the Town Hall in Troy, NH.
Location: New Hampshire, United States
Date Posted: 7/22/2014 4:38:38 PM
Waymark Code: WMM52M
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North
Views: 1

Long Description:

A 25' tall tiered, square, stone column with an overhanging cap is dedicated to the memory of the defenders of the Union. The front of the column has a large carved image of the Grand Army of the Republic emblem consisting of a five pointed star suspended from a flag ribbon with an eagle perched on top. A pair of cannons decorate the front and back lower base. A pair of cross rifles are on the two sides of the shaft. A wreath is carved on the back.

The front of the monument has the inscription:

IN MEMORY OF
THE DEFENDERS
OF THE UNION
1861 - 1865
The back of the column is inscribed:

ERECTED BY
S. OF. V. & S. OF V. AUX
---1915---

Date Installed or Dedicated: 7/1/1915

Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: Sons of Veterans and Sisters of Veterans Auxiliary

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Union

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