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Fort Ann in Washington County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fort Ann War Memorial / Henry Sartwell / Lester Archer

 
 
Fort Ann War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, July 3, 2019
1. Fort Ann War Memorial
Inscription.  
in grateful tribute to the men and women of the Town of Fort Ann who fought to defend our eternal freedoms.
 
Erected by Town of Fort Ann.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients series list.
 
Location. 43° 24.772′ N, 73° 29.28′ W. Marker is in Fort Ann, New York, in Washington County. Memorial is on George Street (U.S. 4), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Ann NY 12827, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort Anne First Baptist Church (a few steps from this marker); Old Stone House Library (within shouting distance of this marker); Oldest House (approx. ¼ mile away); Fort Anne (approx. ¼ mile away); Old Well (approx. ¼ mile away); Old Powder House Fort Ann (approx. 0.3 miles away); Half-Way Creek (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lakes to Locks Passage (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Ann.
 
Also see . . .
1. Lester Archer
Fort Ann War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, July 3, 2019
2. Fort Ann War Memorial
. (Submitted on July 11, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
2. Medal of Honor recipients at the Battle of Chancellorsville. (Submitted on July 11, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.)
 
Lester Archer image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, July 3, 2019
3. Lester Archer
Medal of Honor Recipient
96th New York Infantry
Killed at the Battle of Five Oaks
Henry Sartwell (1837-1910) image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, July 3, 2019
4. Henry Sartwell (1837-1910)
Recieved the Medal of Honor for actions at the Battle of Chancellorsville
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 15, 2019. It was originally submitted on July 11, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 67 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 11, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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