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Deerfield in Franklin County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Deerfield Civil War Monument

 
 
Deerfield Civil War Monument image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, September 17, 2019
1. Deerfield Civil War Monument
Inscription.  
In Grateful Appreciation
of the Patriotism and self Sacrifice
of Her Lamented Sons and Soldiers,
Who for Their Country and for Freedom
Laid Down Their Lives in the War
of the Great Rebellion,
Deerfield
Erects This Monument
A.D. 1867

Their Precious Dust is Scattered
on Many Battle Fields, or was Hastily
buried Near Some Loathsome Prison Pen,
but their names are here perpetuated,
and the Memory of Their Brave Deeds
and Willing Sacrifices Shall be Cherished in
Our Heart of Hearts Sacredly and Forever.
1962

 
Erected 1962 by Deerfield Village.
 
Location. 42° 32.719′ N, 72° 36.287′ W. Marker is in Deerfield, Massachusetts, in Franklin County. Memorial is on Old Main Street 0.1 miles north of Albany Road, on the left when traveling north. Located on a small plot adjacent to the Deerfield Academy’s grounds. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Deerfield MA 01342, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Deerfield Massacre (within shouting distance of this marker); Rev. Samuel Mather M.A.
Deerfield Civil War Monument image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, September 17, 2019
2. Deerfield Civil War Monument
(within shouting distance of this marker); Quinton Stockwell/ Abigail Bullard Stockwell (within shouting distance of this marker); John Sheldon and Hannah Stebbins (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Indian House (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Deerfield Village (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Home of Joseph Stebbins (approx. 0.2 miles away); Benjamin Barrett (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Deerfield.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Monument Detail: West Face image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, September 17, 2019
3. Monument Detail: West Face
Loyal Unto Death
Co. A. 10. Mass. Inf’’y.
Luther Rice, Dwight C. Pervere, Russell Pervere.
Co. C. 10. Mass. Inf’’y. Corp. N.H. Dodge.
Co. K. 20. Mass. Inf’’y.
George A. Hastings, Charles L. Hastings
Co. C. 27. Mass. Inf’’y.
Sergt. B. O. Connell. James C. Hitchcock, Frank W. Jones, Arthur Wait, John W. Brazee.
Co. G. 27. Mass. Inf’’y.
Justus Wrisley.
Co. A. 34. Mass. Inf’’y.
Andrew Herman.
Co. F. 34. Mass. Inf’’y.
Charles Wilson.
Co .I. I. Mass. H. Arty.
H. Arty, William H. Todd, Edwin A. Smith.
Co. F. 2. Mass. H. Arty,
Dwight W. Bardwell.
Co. I. 2. Mass. H. Art”y.
Edgar P. Squires.
Co. A. 1 Mass. Cav.
Michael Glassett.
Co. E. 1 Mass. Cav.
Henry J. Wilder, John Manaham,
Leonard A. Barnes.
Monument Detail: South Face: image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, September 17, 2019
4. Monument Detail: South Face:

This Monument
Stands Upon the Old Meeting House Hill,
and is within the Limits of the
Old Fort
Built A. D. 1689. and which remained until A.D. 1758, and was one of the chief defences of the early settlers against the attacks of the savage Indians with pious affection and gratitude their descendants would hereby associate the sacrifices and sufferings of the fathers of the town in establishing our institutions, with those of their children in defending them.
____________

“Aye, call it holy ground, the spot where first they trod! They have left unstained what here they found, Freedom to worship God.”
Marker Detail: North Face: image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, September 17, 2019
5. Marker Detail: North Face:
They counted not their lives
Dear Unto Them
Co. C, 21. Mass, Inf’’y. Myron E. Stowell
Co. H. 21. Mass. Inf’’y. Seth P. Lanfair
Co. A. 39. Mass, Inf’’y.
George N. Allen.
Co. A 57. Mass. Inf’’y.
John Zimmerman.
Co. D. I Conn. Cav.
Henry W. Greenough, Sergt. James T. Stebbins, John Williams, Sergt. Henry S. Church
Co. D 52. Mass. Inf’’y
Sergt. E.J. Hosmer, Corp. C.O. Stowell, Edwin F. Morton, Alonzo T. Dodge, B. Washington Stebbins, Henry Lyman, Dana W. Sprout, Francis M. Ball, Alfred B. Goodnough, Francis W. Briggs, Alfred D. Clapp.
Co. d. 31 Mass. Inf’’y
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on October 31, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 29, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 47 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 29, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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