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Rockland in Knox County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Civil War Memorial

 
 
Civil War Memorial Dedication image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 24, 2011
1. Civil War Memorial Dedication
Inscription.  
In memory of the
Soldiers and Sailors
of Rockland
who gave their lives
for their country
1861-1865

 
Erected by Davis Tillson Command, Union Veterans Union.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 44° 6.572′ N, 69° 6.582′ W. Marker is in Rockland, Maine, in Knox County. Memorial is on Main Street (U.S. 1), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 632 Main Street, Rockland ME 04841, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Spanish American War Memorial (here, next to this marker); Rockland Harbor Trail (within shouting distance of this marker); World Wars Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Walter Hamor Piston (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Blues Trail: Mississippi to Maine (approx. half a mile away); Portland Head Light Bell (1942) (approx. half a mile away); Chapman Park (approx. half a mile away); Civil War and Edwin Libby Post No. 16, G.A.R. Memorial (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Rockland.
 
Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 24, 2011
2. Civil War Memorial
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By William Fischer, Jr., September 24, 2011
3. Civil War Memorial
Civil War Memorial Cannon Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 24, 2011
4. Civil War Memorial Cannon Detail
R.P.P. - Robert Parker Parrott
Civil War Memorial Cannon Detail image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 24, 2011
5. Civil War Memorial Cannon Detail
30 Pdr - 30 Pounder, 4.2inch Rifled Parrott Gun
Civil War Memorial Rifled Parrott Gun Muzzle image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., September 24, 2011
6. Civil War Memorial Rifled Parrott Gun Muzzle
W.P.F. 4.2 RMH 4190 No.352 1864
West Point Foundry 4.2inch rifled Parrott Gun
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 31, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 14, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 573 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 14, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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