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Hightstown in Mercer County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

East Windsor Township Civil War Monument

 
 
East Windsor, New Jersey, Civil War Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
1. East Windsor, New Jersey, Civil War Monument Marker
Inscription. To the memory of the heroic volunteers of East Windsor Township who gave their lives as a sacrifice for their country and humanity in the suppression of the Great Rebellion of 1861-65.
 
Erected by Their Greatful Fellow Citizens.
 
Location. 40° 16.246′ N, 74° 31.677′ W. Marker is in Hightstown, New Jersey, in Mercer County. Marker is at the intersection of Stockton Street and Rogers Ave. on Stockton Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hightstown NJ 08520, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hightstown World War II Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Hightstown (approx. 0.3 miles away); Parsonage Barn (approx. 2.4 miles away); Site of House of Dr. Hezekiah Stites (approx. 2.4 miles away); The First Presbyterian Church and Cemetery (approx. 2.6 miles away); U.S. Army Parachute Test Platoon (approx. 2.6 miles away); Cranberry Mills (approx. 2.7 miles away); Site of Encampment (approx. 2.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Hightstown.
 
Additional comments.
1. Further explanation of additional photo #2
The symbols on the monument appear to be a representation
Unknown Symbols on Monument image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
2. Unknown Symbols on Monument
Time has been harsh on the carvings of these two figures.
of the New Jersey state coat of arms. The shield has three plows with a horse's head above it. The two women represent the goddesses of Liberty and Agriculture. A ribbon at the bottom includes the year of independence 1776; and reads Liberty and Prosperity.
    — Submitted May 21, 2010, by Martha Runyon of Trenton, New Jersey.

2. The monument is due to be cleaned in the Spring of 2011
Through an American Recovery and Investment Act grant, this monument is due to be cleaned this spring.
    — Submitted February 21, 2011, by Richard Pratt of Hightstown, New Jersey.

 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Mercer County, New Jersey Crest image. Click for full size.
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3. Mercer County, New Jersey Crest
Eagle at Top of Monument image. Click for full size.
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4. Eagle at Top of Monument
List of Mercer County Fallen Soldiers image. Click for full size.
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5. List of Mercer County Fallen Soldiers
Voorhees Dye - List of Fallen Soldiers image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
6. Voorhees Dye - List of Fallen Soldiers
Marker Viewed from Stockton Ave. Heading East image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
7. Marker Viewed from Stockton Ave. Heading East
United States Crest on Rear of Monument image. Click for full size.
By R. C.
8. United States Crest on Rear of Monument
 
 
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