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Coventry Civil War Monument

 
 
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1. Coventry Civil War Monument
Inscription.  
North Face

Names of the soldiers from
the Town of Coventry, Vermont
who served in the Civil War of
1861-1865.


Co. A 2d VT Inf. Vol.
Abby, Daniel

Co. B 3d VT Inf. Vol.
Allen, Levi C.
Bartlett, Enoch K. Captain
Clark, Prosper D.
Eastman, Oril S.
Gilbert, Cushman F.
Ingerson, John W.
Jenkins, Lorenzo
Kimball, Isaac 2nd Lieut. of Co. E
Moulton, Benjamin A.
Story, Alburn M.
Willey, William H.
West, Augustine C. Captain

Co. G 3d VT Inf. Vol.
Farnsworth, Russell

Co. D 4th VT Inf. Vol.
Cowels, Lewis G.

Co. B 5th VT Inf. Vol.
Narten, Michael

Co. D 6th VT Inf. Vol.
Allen, George W.
Allen, Levi E.

Co. D 6th VT Inf. Vol.
Davis, M. Warner Captain
Fairbrother, Edson G.
Fairbrother, Stephen H.
Fisk, Orville T.
Mason, Dan.
Priest, Alonzo
Priest, Jason
Robbins, Frank
Sanburn, Lucien S.
Talbot, Lewis
Wright, Salmon A.

Co. H 6th VT
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Davenport, Azro P.

Co. I 6th VT Inf. Vol.
Allen, Sylvester

Co. H 7th VT Inf. Vol.
McKenty, George G.

Co. B 8th VT Inf. Vol.
Golden, John
Labonta, Alfred

Co. K 8th VT Inf. Vol.
Ryder, John

GETTYSBURG

Erected and presented to the Town Of Coventry,
August 14th, 1912,
by
Riley E. Wright,
A Former Townsman, now residing in Baltimore, Md.
Captain Of Co. H (Frontier Guards), 15th Vermont
Volunteers, organized at Coventry.
A tribute to the loyal sons of Coventry

Stand in thy place and testify
to coming ages long,
that truth is stronger than a lie,
and righteousness than wrong.

West Face

Names of the soldiers from
the Town of Coventry, Vermont
who served in the Civil War of
1861-1865.


Co. E 9th VT Inf. Vol.
Bartlett, Alasa Captain Promoted To Major of Regiment
Bassett, John
Bowley, Abner G.
Clark, George T.
Clark, Marvin V.
Corham, James G.
Hoyt, William B.
Lane, George M.
Nye, Lorenzo D.
Parker, Richard F. 1st Lieutenant
Underwood, William C.

Co. F 9th VT Inf. Vol.
Fry, William

Co. K 10th VT Inf. Vol.
Butler, Lewis S.
Daggett,
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2. North (Front) Face
Joseph N. Later 1st Lieut. 3 Q.M.43d U.S. Cold Troops, Inft.
Ingerson, Lewis

Co. F 11th VT Inf. Vol.
Belknap, George E.
Gaples, Thomas
Guild, Marvin E.
Putney, Ozias S.

Co. K 11th VT Inf. Vol.
Knight, Charles

Co. L 11th VT Inf. Vol.
Kendall, Fletcher, R.
Kendall, Peleg R.
Putney, Simon F.
Turner, George

Co. M 11th VT Inf. Vol.
Butler, Orin S.

Co. H Frontier Guards
15th VT Inf. Vol.

Allen, George W.
Allen, Harmon S.
Averill, Rufus 2d Lieutenant.
Brooks, John
Brown, Alfred A.
Brown, Ellery E.
Brown, Hiram M.
Colling, Stillman S.

CEDAR CREEK

The safety and perpetuity of the
Republic are buttressed in the hearts
of the people, who, in the hour of danger
become its invincible defenders.

Of all human things nothing is more honorable or more
excellent than to deserve well of one’s country.
A glorious death is his who for his country falls.

South Face

Names of the soldiers from
the Town of Coventry, Vermont
who served in the Civil War of
1861-1865.


Co. H Frontier Guards
15th VT Inf. Vol.

Cote, Louis
Cote, Tellisfort
Church, Joshua
Eaton,
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3. West Face
Edward
Fisher, Ira D.
Fisher, William H.
Fletcher, George A.
Goodwin, George W.
Guild, Eugene W.
Hamilton, Benjamin F.
Hammond John N.
Hancock, Asa B.
Kendall, Samuel C.
Kinne, Amos
Kiser, John B.
Knight, Charles
Lapoint, Henry
Latke, Rawson
Leavitt, Bradley G.
Livingston, John Jr.
Oakes, John H. 1st Lieut.& Captain Co. E
Page, Orlando G.
Rose, Joseph
Sandville, Mitchell
Stone, Joseph
Turner, William Harrison
Wells, Thomas Jr.
Wright, Riley E. Captain

Co. K 17th VT Inf. Vol.
Bryant, George

Co. G 1st VT Cav. Vol.
Greeley, Parker

Co. I 1st VT Cav. Vol.
Boden, Edward
Belknap, George F.
Collins, Oscar S.
Cowles, Charles C.
Enos, Joseph
Fletcher, George A.
Hancock, Asa B.
Livingston, John Jr.
McCuen, Torens
Pearson, Reuben C.
Persons, Luther B.
Perry, Benjamin F.
Taylor, Andrew W.
Tice, Robert S.

COLD HARBOR

Tis a rough land of rock, and stone, and tree,
Where breathes no castled lord nor cabin'd slave,
Where thoughts, and hands, and tongues are free,
And friends will find a welcome - foes a grave.

Hearts of oak our ships,
Hearts of oak our men.

One
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4. South face
flag, one land, one heart, one hand,
Our nation evermore!

East Face

Names of the soldiers from
the Town of Coventry, Vermont
who served in the Civil War of
1861-1865.


Co. F 1st U.S. Sharpshooters
Chase, Aquila
Lucier, Charles
Percy, Alphonso R.
Percy, George E.

Co. H 2nd U.S. Sharpshooters
Burroughs, Leavitt F.

3rd VT Battery Of Light Artillery
Clark, Prosper D.
Triboult, Thomas

Co. B 54th Massachusetts Inf. Vol.
Mero, Andrew A.
Mero, Charles W.
Mero, Edward H.
Mero, Sylvester

Revolutionary War For American Independence.
Cobb, Samuel
Gray, Joseph Captain
Waeelock, Arcaipus

War Of 1812-1814.
Cobb, Tisdale Lieutenant
Burroughs, Zebulon
Priest, Joseph
Heerton, Timothy
Guild, Rufus
Baldwin, Benjamin
Lathe, David

Spanish American War
Co. L 1st VT Reg. Inf.
Barlow, George E.
Brooks, John F.
Cook, George L.
Nichols, George B.

WILDERNESS

Soldier rest! Thy warfare o'er,
Dream of fighting fields no more;
Sleep the sleep that knows not breaking,
Morn of toil, nor night of waking.

To live in hearts we leave behind is
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5. East Face
not to die.
And though the warrior's sun has set
Its light shall linger round us yet,
Bright radiant, blest.
 
Erected 1912 by Riley E. Wright.
 
Topics. This monument and memorial is listed in these topic lists: War of 1812War, Spanish-AmericanWar, US CivilWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 44° 51.953′ N, 72° 15.874′ W. Marker is in Coventry, Vermont, in Orleans County. Memorial is at the intersection of Main Street and Covered Bridge Road, in the median on Main Street. The monument stands in the triangle formed by the intersection of Main Street, Covered Bridge Road, and Heermanville Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Irasburg VT 05845, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Coventry Remembers (within shouting distance of this marker); Brownington Congregational Church and Cemetery (approx. 5.1 miles away); Brownington Historic Village (approx. 5.1 miles away); Orleans County Grammar School and Prospect Hill Observatory (approx. 5.2 miles away); Old Stone House (approx. 5.2 miles away); Alexander Twilight and Natural History (approx. 5.3
Coventry Civil War Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, August 23, 2020
6. Coventry Civil War Monument
Viewed from the southwest
miles away); First Reparative Probation Case in the United States (approx. 5˝ miles away); Newport's Fire Fighters / Les Pompiers de Newport (approx. 5˝ miles away).
 
More about this monument. Each face of the monument has a different face, but their identity isn't indicated.
 
Coventry Civil War Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, August 23, 2020
7. Coventry Civil War Monument
Each face has a different bust on it.
Coventry, Vermont image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, August 23, 2020
8. Coventry, Vermont
Looking south along Main Street and Covered Bridge Road towards monument.
Coventry Civil War Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, August 23, 2020
9. Coventry Civil War Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 3, 2024. It was originally submitted on August 26, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 397 times since then and 37 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 26, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.   6, 7, 8. submitted on August 27, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York.   9. submitted on August 26, 2020, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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