Boston in Suffolk County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
To Those Men of the North End / Thomas Cass
To those men of the North End
the integrity of the Union in the
American Civil War
1861 - 1865
Born in Ireland, he attached himself devotedly to the ideals of his adopted country at the breaking out of the Civil War. He was one of the first to respond to the call of President Lincoln for volunteers. He organized the famous North regiment, which under his command distinguished itself in the severest fighting of the war.......On July 1, 1862 he was mortally wounded at Malvern Hill, Virginia, and was brought home to his residence, 14 North Bennet Street where he died July 12. At the end of the war the Regiment was brought home under the command of Colonel Patrick Hanley. He was born in Ireland and lived at 15 Clark Street.
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #16 Abraham Lincoln series list. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1864.
Location. 42° 21.952′ N, 71° 3.227′ W. Marker is in Boston, MassachusettsTouch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Boston MA 02113, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Salutation Tavern / The Green Dragon Tavern (here, next to this marker); St. Stephen's Church (a few steps from this marker); John Winthrop / Nicholas Upsall / Cotton Mather / John Hull (a few steps from this marker); Sir William Phips / Joseph Warren / John Manley / Edmund Hartt (a few steps from this marker); Samuel Tucker / Increase Mather / Edward Holyoke / Edward Everett / Christian Gullager (a few steps from this marker); John Tileston / To Those Men of the North End (a few steps from this marker); Benjamin Franklin (a few steps from this marker); Christ Church (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boston.
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