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Petersburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Massachusetts

 
 
Massachusetts Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 22, 2008
1. Massachusetts Memorial
Inscription. (Front):
In memory of the soldiers and sailors from Massachusetts
who lost their lives in the armies of the Potomac and James
in various battles in Virginia
1861 - 1865
This monument erected by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

(Back):
1st Mass. Infty. - 22d Mass. Infty. - 40th Mass. Infty. - 9th Mass. Lt. Arty.
2d Mass. Infty. - 23d Mass. Infty. - 56th Mass. Infty. - 10th Mass. Lt. Arty.
7th Mass. Infty. - 24th Mass. Infty. - 57th Mass. Infty. - 11th Mass. Lt. Arty.
9th Mass. Infty - 25th Mass. Infty. - 58th Mass. Infty. - 14th Mass. Lt. Arty.
10th Mass. Infty. - 27th Mass. Infty. - 59th Mass. Infty.
11th Mass. Infty. - 28th Mass. Infty. - 61st Mass. Infty.
12th Mass. Infty - 29th Mass. Infty. -     1st Mass. Cavalry
13th Mass. Infty. - 32d Mass. Infty. - 1st Mass. Hvy. Arty. - 2d Mass. Cavalry
15th Mass. Infty. - 33d Mass Infty. - Co. I, 3d Hvy. Arty. - 4th Mass. Cavalry
16th Mass. Infty. - 34th Mass. Infty. -     5th Mass. Cavalry
13th Mass. Infty. - 35th Mass. Infty.
19th Mass. Infty. - 36th Mass. Infty. - 1st Mass. Lt. Arty
20th Mass. Infty. - 37th Mass. Infty. - 3d Mass. Lt. Arty. - 1st Co. of Sharpshooters
21st Mass. Infty. - 39th Mass. Infty. - 5th Mass. Lt. Arty. - 2d Co. of Sharpshooters
 
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Front of Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 22, 2008
2. Front of Memorial
Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
 
Location. 37° 13.109′ N, 77° 22.967′ W. Marker is in Petersburg, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Siege Road and South Crater Road (U.S. 301), on the left when traveling west on Siege Road. Click for map. Located at the south exit from the Eastern Front tour of Petersburg National Battlefield. Marker is in this post office area: Petersburg VA 23803, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Graham Road (approx. ¼ mile away); Second Pennsylvania Veteran Heavy Artillery (approx. ¼ mile away); Mahone (approx. ¼ mile away); South Carolina (approx. ¼ mile away); Battle of the Crater - Covered Way (approx. ¼ mile away); Mahone’s Brigade (approx. 0.3 miles away); Confederate Countermine (approx. 0.3 miles away); Crater of Mine (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Petersburg.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Listing of Regiments, Batteries, and Independent Companies on the Back Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 22, 2008
3. Listing of Regiments, Batteries, and Independent Companies on the Back
Eagle atop the Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 22, 2008
4. Eagle atop the Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 844 times since then and 66 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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