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Brattleboro in Windham County, Vermont — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Upon This Ground

During the War for the Union

 

— A.D. 1861 - 65 —

 
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By Devry Becker Jones, June 20, 2020
1. Upon This Ground Marker
[Captions:]
Mustered in
Mustered out
Inscription.  
Ten thousand two hundred volunteers in the 4th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th and 16th Vermont Regiments and the 1st Vermont Light Battery encamped and were mustered into the Union service, before departing for the field.

Upon this ground also four thousand six hundred and sixty six veterans, survivors of the great struggle were successfully mustered out.

In commemoration of their patriotic devotion this monument was erected by Citizens of Vermont
 
Erected 1906 by Citizens of Vermont.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 42° 50.225′ N, 72° 33.636′ W. Marker is in Brattleboro, Vermont, in Windham County. Memorial is on Fairground Road 0.2 miles east of Atwood Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 131 Fairground Rd, Brattleboro VT 05301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Fort Dummer (approx. half a mile away); Site of Fort Dummer
Upon This Ground Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, June 20, 2020
2. Upon This Ground Marker
(approx. half a mile away); Prospect Hill Soldier's Lot (approx. 0.6 miles away); Estey Organ Company (approx. 0.6 miles away); Centre Congregational Church (approx. 1.2 miles away); The First Building of the Centre Congregational Church (approx. 1.4 miles away); Memorial Tree (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brattleboro.
 
Upon This Ground Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, June 20, 2020
3. Upon This Ground Marker
Upon This Ground Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, June 20, 2020
4. Upon This Ground Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 25, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 25, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 25, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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