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

William Conway

Quartermaster of U.S. Navy

 
 
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By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2017
1. William Conway Marker
Inscription.
A native of Camden,
on duty at the Pensacola Navy Yard, January 12, 1861,
was ordered to haul down the American flag
in token surrender.
He indignantly refused.
Honoring his sturdy loyalty
the Town of Camden erects this boulder
to his memory, and
The Maine Commandery of the Military Order
of the Loyal Legion of the United States
adds this tablet.
1906

 
Erected 1906 by Town of Camden & The Maine Commandery of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States.
 
Location. 44° 12.459′ N, 69° 4.044′ W. Marker is in Camden, Maine, in Knox County. Marker is at the intersection of Elm Street (U.S. 1) and Union Street, on the right when traveling east on Elm Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Camden ME 04843, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Schooner Grace Bailey / The Schooner Mercantile (approx. mile away); Civil War Memorial (approx. mile away); Spanish-American War Memorial (approx. mile away); Edna St. Vincent Millay (approx. one mile away); Mount Battie Memorial Tower
William Conway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2017
2. William Conway Marker
(approx. one mile away); French's Beach (approx. 5.9 miles away); Lincolnville War of 1812 Cannon (approx. 6 miles away); The Boys of Hope (approx. 6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Camden.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Marker in Camden image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 10, 2017
3. Marker in Camden
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 10, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 10, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 136 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 10, 2017, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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