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Gloucester in Essex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Riverdale Martyrs

 
 
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By Dale K. Benington, July 31, 2009
1. Riverdale Martyrs Marker
View of south side of marker.
Inscription. [South Side of Marker]

Riverdale
Martyrs
In the War
Of the Rebellion.
1861-1865


[East Side of Marker]

Serg – Benj. H. Griffin, C. 23d Mass.
Addison Griffin, I. 23d Mass.
Abraham Day, Jr. G. 23d Mass.
Charles Day, C. 23d Mass.
Levi Brackett, C. 23d Mass.
Alph – M. Laroque. C. 23d Mass.
Benj. Riggs, G. 8th Mass.


[North Side of Marker]

Joseph S. Hodgkins. K. 30th Mass.
John Tucker, K. 30th Mass.
John Lane, D. 24th Mass.


[West Side of Marker]

Lieu. – Col. David Allen, Jr. 12th Mass.
Edwin Murphy, K. 12th Mass.
Oliver Younger, K. 12th Mass.
John Day, K. 39th Mass.
James Murphy, D. 32d Mass.


 
Location. 42° 37.978′ N, 70° 40.662′ W. Marker is in Gloucester, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Street (Route 127) and Hodgkins Street, on the left when traveling north on Washington Street. Click for map. Located in the Riverdale neighborhood in Gloucester, Mass. Where Washington Street crosses the Mill River. Marker is in this post office area: Gloucester MA 01930, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
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By Dale K. Benington, July 31, 2009
2. Riverdale Martyrs Marker
Close-up view of the south side of this marker.
At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Riverdale World War II Monument (approx. half a mile away); Chester H. Grant Circle (approx. 0.8 miles away); Planters Neck (approx. 1.4 miles away); Gloucester Spanish American War Memorial (approx. 1.5 miles away); Gloucester Korean – Vietnam Veterans Monument (approx. 1.6 miles away); Blynman Bridge (approx. 1.6 miles away); Ten Pound Island Lighthouse (approx. 1.6 miles away); Gloucester Fishermen's Memorial (approx. 1.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Gloucester.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Riverdale Martyrs Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 31, 2009
3. Riverdale Martyrs Marker
Close-up view of the east side of this historical marker.
Riverdale Martyrs Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 31, 2009
4. Riverdale Martyrs Marker
Close-up view of the north side of this historical marker.
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By Dale K. Benington, July 31, 2009
5. Riverdale Martyrs Marker
Close-up view of the west side of this historical marker.
Riverdale Martyrs Marker/Corps Badges image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 31, 2009
6. Riverdale Martyrs Marker/Corps Badges
View of the various Union Army Corps Badges as seen engraved on the top of this historical marker.
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By Dale K. Benington, July 31, 2009
7. Riverdale Martyrs Marker
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By Dale K. Benington, July 31, 2009
8. Riverdale Martyrs Marker
Riverdale Martyrs Monument image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 26, 2010
9. Riverdale Martyrs Monument
 
 
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