Port Chester in Westchester County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Rye Soldiers Memorial
Union Defence Committee
Town of Rye
Who Pledged Their Honor
To Sustain the Government
And Ensure a Successful Outcome
War of the Rebellion
Topics. This historical marker and memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
Location. 40° 59.844′ N, 73° 40.099′ W. Marker is in Port Chester, New York, in Westchester County. Marker is at the intersection of Boston Post Road (U.S. 1) and Pearl Street, on the left when traveling north on Boston Post Road. Located in Memorial Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Port Chester NY 10573, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Historic Village of Port Chester (approx. 0.3 miles away); Christopher Columbus (approx. 0.4 miles away); Port Chester Spanish American War Monument (approx. half a mile away); In Memory of Newell Rising (approx. half a mile away); Port Chester World War II Memorial (approx. 0.6 Port Chester World War I Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away); Byram Veterans Memorial (approx. ¾ mile away in Connecticut); Luigi Del Bianco Memorial (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Chester.
Regarding Rye Soldiers Memorial. The monument features a bronze statue of Lt. Col. Nelson B. Bartram, of Port Chester, who commanded the 17th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment and the 20th Infantry, United States Colored Troops. The sculptor, J. Massey Rhind, a Scottish immigrant, created statues and monuments found at Gettysburg, New York City, Washington, D.C. and many other cities in the U.S. The statue was cast at the Abendroth Brothers Foundry in Port Chester.
Also see . . . J. Massey Rhind (sculptor). Wikipedia entry (Submitted on December 4, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 4, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 1,047 times since then and 80 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on December 4, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.