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Providence in Providence County, Rhode Island — The American Northeast (New England)
 

The Boys of Adams' Battery "G"

Medal of Honor Recipients

 

— "Adams' Intrepid Band of Cannoneers" —

 
The Boys of Adams' Battery "G" Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 19, 2018
1. The Boys of Adams' Battery "G" Marker
Inscription.  

For gallant conduct at Petersburg, VA
April 2, 1865

SGT Archibald Malbourne • SGT John H. Havron

CPL James A. Barber • CPL Samuel E. Lewis

PVT John Corcoran • PVT Charles D. Ennis

PVT George W. Potter

Dedicated by the
Providence Marine Corps of Artillery
11 April 2015


 
Erected 2015 by Providence Marine Corps of Artillery.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients series list.
 
Location. 41° 49.708′ N, 71° 24.498′ W. Marker is in Providence, Rhode Island, in Providence County. Memorial is at the intersection of Benefit Street and Meeting Street, on the left when traveling north on Benefit Street. Marker is on the State Arsenal wall. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 176 Benefit Street, Providence RI 02903, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Providence Marine Corps of Artillery (here, next to this marker); State Arsenal 20th Century Wars Memorial (here,
The Boys of Adams' Battery "G" Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 19, 2018
2. The Boys of Adams' Battery "G" Marker
To left of State Arsenal doorway
next to this marker); Shakespeare's Head (within shouting distance of this marker); The Meeting Street School (within shouting distance of this marker); Court and State House (within shouting distance of this marker); College Hill Historic District (within shouting distance of this marker); Fleur-De-Lys Studio (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sissieretta Jones (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Providence.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 27, 2018. It was originally submitted on August 27, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 79 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 27, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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