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Stamford in Fairfield County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Stamford Veterans Monument

 
 
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1. Stamford Veterans Monument
Inscription.
[ inscription around the top ]
In Everlasting Memory of Stamford's Patriots 1641 – 1918

[ battle names inscribed in the panel between the fluted columns ]
1689 – 1763
Port Royal Schenectady Haverhill Louisburg Braddock's Defeat Duquesne Quebec
1775 – 1783
Lexington Concord Bunker Hill Ticonderoga Trenton Saratoga Bennington Yorktown
1812 – 1814
Constitution Guerriere Lake Erie Chippewa Lundy's Lane Lake Champlain Baltimore New Orleans
1846 – 1848
Palo Alto Monterey Resaca De La Palma Buena Vista Vera Cruz Chapultepec Puebla
1917 – 1918
Cantigny Lys Vittorio-Veneto Champagne St. Mihiel Belleau Wood Montdidier Noyon
1917 – 1918
Marne Verdun Aisne Ypres Chateau Thierry Argonne Meuse Cambrai
1861 – 1865
Sumter Bull Run Antietam Fredericksburg Gettysburg Chicamauga Wilderness Atlanta
1861 – 1865
Hampton Roads Chattanooga Shenandoah Appomattox
1898
Manila Bay San Juan El Caney Santiago

[ four bronze plaques are mounted around the base of the column listing names of
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Stamford Veterans ]


World War I
[ 2,631 names are listed. The following 32 names have stars indicating they made the supreme sacrifice. ]
Frank Ahner David P. Anderson Charles H. Beehler Arthur B. Camel Joseph W. Chute William P. Costello John H. Coulter Oscar H. Cowan Robert F. Crandall Floyd E. DeForest John A. Donnelly Michael G. Dora John F. Fitzpatrick James E. Fitzsimmons Augusto Fornaciari George Fortunis Martin H. Gill Lester Howard Thomas Jordan Michael Lagiora Samuel Levine Thomas J. Mathews William H, Mayette Frank Morgan James F. Randall Frank S. Rivers Harold St. George Walter T. Sharpe Ralph L. Taylor Samuel Tresser Alex Voronowicz Julius D. Wagner
Spanish-American War [ 144 names are listed. ]
Civil War [ 700 names are listed. ]
War of 1812 [ 190 names are listed. ]
Mexican War [ 6 names are listed. ]
Revolutionary War [ 493 names are listed. ]
Colonial and Indian Wars [ 277 names are listed. ]

 
Location. 41° 3.227′ N, 73° 31.963′ W. Marker is in Stamford, Connecticut, in Fairfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Grove Street and Main Street, on the right when traveling north on
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By Michael Herrick, November 17, 2010
3. Stamford Veterans Monument
Grove Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stamford CT 06901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Stamford World War I Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); St. John's Episcopal Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Congregational Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Stamford Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Stamford Lincoln (approx. 0.3 miles away); Freedom Shrine (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Settlement of Stamford in 1641 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Stamford Old Town Hall (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Stamford.
 
Categories. War of 1812War, US CivilWar, US RevolutionaryWar, World I
 
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By Michael Herrick, November 17, 2010
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 832 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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