Mustered In - Mustered Out - Brattleboro, VT
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 42° 50.221 W 072° 33.639
18T E 699356 N 4745602
Quick Description: Originally located at the site of a military hospital. This monument is now located in front of Brattleboro Union High School, Fairground Road, Brattleboro, VT.
Location: Vermont, United States
Date Posted: 1/8/2016 4:50:07 AM
Waymark Code: WMQ8A9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark
Views: 2

Long Description:

Mustered In - Mustered Out (a.k.a. Military Hospital Monument) is an 8' by x 6' by 4.25' block of granite with two 4' by 2' by 1" bronze bas-relief panels each depicting a union soldier. It was dedicated on September 12, 1906. The memorial was erected through the efforts of the Daughters of the American Revolution, Sons of the Revolution, United States Daughters of 1812, Grand Army Veterans, Women's Relief Corps, and Sons of Veterans.

MUSTERED IN is inscribed on the is the relief of a soldier sharply dress in uniform. He is holding a rifle with bayonet with two hands diagonally from his lower right foot to above his upper left shoulder. MUSTERED OUT is inscribed on the relief of a soldier with a worn uniform holding his rifle vertically with his right hand and waving with his left hand.

On the sidewalk side is a bronze plaque which is inscribed:

UPON THIS GROUND
DURING THE WAR FOR THE UNION
A.D. 1861-65
TEN THOUSAND TWO HUNDRED VOLUNTEERS
IN THE 4TH, 8TH, 9TH, 10TH, 11TH, 12TH, 13TH, 14TH,
15TH AND 16TH VERMONT REGIMENTS
AND THE 1ST VERMONT LIGHT BATTERY
ENCAMPED AND WERE MUSTERED INTO
THE UNION SERVICE, BEFORE DEPARTING
FOR THE FIELD.
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UPON THIS GROUND ALSO
FOUR THOUSAND SIX HUNDRED AND
SIXTY SIX VETERANS, SURVIVORS OF THE
GREAT STRUGGLE WERE SUCCESSIVELY
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MUSTERED OUT.
IN COMMEMORATION OF THEIR PATRIOTIC
DEVOTION THIS MONUMENT WAS ERECTED
BY CITIZENS OF VERMONT
A.D. 1906.

Date Installed or Dedicated: 9/12/1906

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

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Union

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