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To Those Men of the North End / Thomas Cass

 
 
To Those Men of the North End / Thomas Cass Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, August 16, 2014
1. To Those Men of the North End / Thomas Cass Marker
Inscription.
To those men of the North End
who defended with their lives
the integrity of the Union in the
American Civil War
1861 - 1865

Thomas Cass 1821 - 1862
Born in Ireland, he attached himself devotedly to the ideals of his adopted country at the breaking out of the Civil War. He was one of the first to respond to the call of President Lincoln for volunteers. He organized the famous North regiment, which under his command distinguished itself in the severest fighting of the war.......On July 1, 1862 he was mortally wounded at Malvern Hill, Virginia, and ws brought home to his residence, 14 North Bennet Street where he died July 12. At the end of the war the Regiment was brought home under the command of Colonel Patrick Hanley. He was born in Ireland and lived at 15 Clark Street.
 
Location. 42° 21.952′ N, 71° 3.227′ W. Marker is in Boston, Massachusetts, in Suffolk County. Marker can be reached from Unity Street. Click for map. Marker is in Paul Revere Mall. Marker is in this post office area: Boston MA 02113, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Salutation Tavern / The Green Dragon Tavern (here, next to this marker); St. Stephen's Church (a few steps
Paul Revere Mall image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, August 16, 2014
2. Paul Revere Mall
from this marker); John Winthrop / Nicholas Upsall / Cotton Mather / John Hull (a few steps from this marker); Sir William Phips / Joseph Warren / John Manley / Edmund Hartt (a few steps from this marker); Samuel Tucker / Increase Mather / Edward Holyoke / Edward Everett / Christian Gullager (a few steps from this marker); John Tileston / To Those Men of the North End (a few steps from this marker); Benjamin Franklin (a few steps from this marker); Christ Church (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Boston.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 257 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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