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Portland in Middlesex County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Portland Civil War Memorial

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, September 19, 2019
1. Portland Civil War Memorial
( west side )
Inscription.  
Erected
May30, 1872
By the Town of Portland.
To the Memory of Her Brave Sons
Who GAVE Their Lives in Defence of The Union
During the War of The Rebellion
1861 – 65.

Samuel N. Gaston, Co. D. 20. C.V. Died June 21, 1863. Middletown, Ct. Grove L. Bell, Co. D. 20. C.V. Died December. 21, 1863, Stevenson, Ala. Owen Chapman, Co. D. 20. C.V. Died February. 17, 1863, Stafford. C.H.,Va. Wm. De Bank, Co. D. 20. C.V. Died June 30, 1864, Portland, Ct. Heman DeMay, Co. D. 20. C.V. Died May 31, 1863, Chancellorsville, Va. Wm. Foster, Co. D. 20. C.V. Died Nov. 26, 1862, Louden Valley, Va. John Gosman, Co. D. 20. C.V. Died March 16, 1865, Silver Run, N.C.

( north side )
Thomas Kennedy, Co. B. 7. C.V. Died February. 28, 1865, Annapolis, Md. Wm. McEwin, Co. B. 7. C.V. Died May 16, 1864, Proctors Creek, Va. Sidney Valentine, Co. I. 7. C.V. Died Dec. 17, 1863, Beaufort, S.C. Sherman Valentine, Co. I. 7. C.V. Died May 16, 1864 Daniel Sullivan, Co. H. 9. C.V. Died Aug. 23, 1862, New Orleans, La. Ezeriah Hale, Co. C. 16 C.V. Died Aug. 16, 1864, Andersonville,
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By Michael Herrick, September 19, 2019
2. Portland Civil War Memorial
( north side )
Ga. George Edwards, Co. H. 21. C.V. Died Sept. 4, 1864 Petersburg, Va.

( east side )
Patrick Barry, Co. H. 24. C.V. Died July 10, 1863, Carlton, La. Michael Flannegan, Co. B. 1. Cav. C.V. Died June 1, 1864, Ashland, Va. Wm. G. Hall, Co. K. 1. Cav. C.V. Died July 16, 1864, Andersonville, Ga. George I. Smith, Co. E. 7. N.J.V. Died May 31, 1864, Cold Harbor, Va. Wm. Mahar, Co. C. 10 N.Y.V. Died Aug. 30, 1865, Washington, D.C. John Cotter, 99 N.Y.V. F. Dwight Simpson, Co. D. 37 Mass.V. Died June 22, 1864, Washington, D.C. Wm. Matthews, U.S.N. Died Died Aug. 25, 1864, Andersonville, Ga.

( south side )
Edward F. Pelton, Co. C. 20. C.V. Died July 20, 1864, Peach Tree Creek, Ga. Samuel Potter, Co. D. 20. C.V. Died May 3, 1863, Chancellorsville, Va. Patrick Scanlin, Co. D. 20. C.V. Died Mar 3, 1865, Chesterfield C.H. S.C. Samuel Salisbury, Co. D. 20. C.V. Died April 9, 1865, Portland, Ct. Joel Smith, Co. D. 20. C.V. Died March 8, 1864, Louisville, Ky. James Smith, Co. E. 13. C.V. Died July 31, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. Charles E. Tryon, Co. F. 13. C.V. Died June 28, 1863, Brashear City, La.

( battle names inscribed on the column )
Atlanta Gettysburg Silver Run Bentonville Resaca Peachtree Creek Cassville Chancellorsville
 
Erected
Portland Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 19, 2019
3. Portland Civil War Memorial
( east side )
1872.
 
Location. 41° 35.447′ N, 72° 37.462′ W. Marker is in Portland, Connecticut, in Middlesex County. Memorial is at the intersection of Main Street and Bartlett Street, on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Portland CT 06480, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Middletown Upper Houses (approx. 1.1 miles away); Cromwell World War I Monument (approx. 1.2 miles away); Portland Brownstone (approx. 1.2 miles away); Cromwell (approx. 1 miles away); Settling Middletown (approx. 2.2 miles away); Founders Rock (approx. 2.2 miles away); Commodore Thomas Macdonough (approx. 2.2 miles away); St. John Church (approx. 2.2 miles away).
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Portland Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 19, 2019
4. Portland Civil War Memorial
( south side )
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By Michael Herrick, September 19, 2019
5. Portland Civil War Memorial
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By Michael Herrick, September 19, 2019
6. Portland Civil War Memorial
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on September 28, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 28, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 50 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 28, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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