Camden in Knox County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
Quartermaster of U.S. Navy
on duty at the Pensacola Navy Yard, January 12, 1861,
was ordered to haul down the American flag
in token surrender.
He indignantly refused.
Honoring his sturdy loyalty
the Town of Camden erects this boulder
to his memory, and
The Maine Commandery of the Military Order
of the Loyal Legion of the United States
adds this tablet.
Erected 1906 by Town of Camden & The Maine Commandery of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
Location. 44° 12.459′ N, 69° 4.044′ W. Marker is in Camden, Maine, in Knox County. Marker is at the intersection of Elm Street (U.S. 1) and Union Street, on the right when traveling east on Elm Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Camden ME 04843, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Schooner Grace Bailey / The Schooner Mercantile (approx. ¼ mile away); Civil War Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Spanish-American War Memorial Edna St. Vincent Millay (approx. one mile away); Mount Battie Memorial Tower (approx. one mile away); The Rockport Lime Kilns (approx. 1½ miles away); André the Seal (approx. 1½ miles away); French's Beach (approx. 5.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Camden.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 16, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 10, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 360 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 10, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. 4. submitted on September 19, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.