Portland in Cumberland County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
Alonzo P. Stinson
Maine Volunteer Infantry
Aged 19 Years
Killed First Battle Bull Run
July 21st 1861
Sergeant Stinson was the first
volunteer soldier from
to give his life for
the preservation of the Union
in the Civil War
Presented to the City of Portland
July 4th 1908
Erected 1908 by Survivors of Company H, 5th Maine Volunteer Infantry Regiment.
Location. 43° 39.787′ N, 70° 15.06′ W. Marker is in Portland, Maine, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of Congress Street and Mountfort Street, on the right when traveling north on Congress Street. Touch for map. Monument is in Eastern Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 224 Congress Street, Portland ME 04101, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Portland Maine Freedom Trail Eastern Cemetery (here, next to this marker); Christopher Christian Manuel (here, next to this marker); Eastern Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Joseph Coffin Boyd (within shouting distance War of Independence Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Reverend William I. Reese (within shouting distance of this marker); Rear Admiral James Alden (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Home of Elias and Elizabeth Widgery Thomas (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Portland.
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 12, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 557 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on December 12, 2011, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.