Soldiers' Monument - Weston, VT
Posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1
N 43° 17.504 W 072° 47.596
18T E 679016 N 4795576
Quick Description: A Civil War monument is located in the center of the Town Green in Weston, VT.
Location: Vermont, United States
Date Posted: 6/24/2016 4:54:23 AM
Waymark Code: WMRHRJ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions
Views: 2

Long Description:

A 7' high granite pentagon sits on a two tiered base. It has a pair of crossed muskets at the top and the inscription 1861-1865 at its base. The monument contains a raised tablet of polished granite with the dedication followed by a two column list of seventeen names:

PRESENTED TO THE TOWN OF
WESTON BY HARRISON MEADS
IN MEMORY OF THE SOLDIERS OF SAID
TOWN WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN
THE WAR OF THE REBELLION, 1861 - 1865
GEORGE E. MEADS, BERDAN'S 1ST REG.
OF SHARP SHOOTERS CO. F. DIED
SEPT. 9, 1862 AT ALEXANDRIA VA.

A. ABBOTT
D. ALLEN
G.A. BECKWITH
D.W. BOLSTER
L.A. BRITTEN
J.P. BRYANT
N.O. COOK
G. FULLER
A.H. HALE

J. HALE
R.M. PATCH
W.H. PEASE
S.P. PECK
M.V. ROBBINS
H. STEVENS
J.H. WEST
S.A. WINSHIP

Date Installed or Dedicated: 8/23/1909

Name of Government Entity or Private Organization that built the monument: Harrison Meads

Union, Confederate or Other Monument: Union

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