Alton New Hampshire Civil War Memorial
Dedicated to the memory of those who enlisted from Alton in the War of 1861-65. Died in defense of their country and sleep in unknown graves. Erected by M.H. Savage Post GAR
Issac C. Rollins Died at Yorktown Josiah J. Place Died at Hilton Head Thomas B. Wentworth Died at Tortucus Samuel J. Watson Died at Carrollton George Allen Died at New York Leroy A. Couch Died at Salisbury George W. Colbath Died at Fort Jefferson
James M. Straw Died of wounds at Cold Harbor Joseph H. Peavey Died of wounds at Cold Harbor Codswell U. Place Died of wounds at Potomac Creek George W. Ham Died at Falmouth Ira E. Place Died at Frederick City
James M. Jones Killed at Chancellorsville Benjamin F. Colbath Killed at Chancellorsville Charles M. Gilman Killed at Chancellorsville William P. Watson Killed at Cold Harbor Albert C. Jones Killed at Gettysburg Sullivan Kingman Killed at Gettysburg William E. Burgin Killed at Potomac Creek
Erected by MH Savage Post GAR.
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Location. 43° 27.371′ N, 71° 13.249′ W. Marker is in Alton, New Hampshire, in Belknap County. Memorial is on Main Street (Route 11), on the right when traveling north. Marker is one of three war memorials on the right side as you drive through the town of Alton NH. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Alton NH 03809, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Alton NH World War I Honor Roll Memorial (here, next to this marker); Alton New Hampshire WW II /Korean War Honor Roll Memorial (here, next to this marker); Alton New Hampshire Viet Nam Conflict Honor Roll (here, next to this marker); Alton Bay Transportation Center (approx. 1½ miles away); New Durham Meeting House (approx. 5.1 miles away); Farmington Civil War Monument (approx. 8.9 miles away); The Loyal Men of Wolfeboro (approx. 8.9 miles away); Town of Farmington War Memorial (approx. 9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alton.
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