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Stanfordville in Dutchess County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Freedom Square Park

 
 
Freedom Square Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, April 1999
1. Freedom Square Park Marker
Inscription.
Dedicated to the 140 Civil War soldiers of Stanford
“Our cause is a good and just one”
Talmadge Wood, 156th N.Y. Vol. Inf.
Mortally Wounded at Gettysburg
July 3, 1863

 
Erected 1985 by Stanford Historical Society.
 
Location. 41° 52.235′ N, 73° 42.274′ W. Marker is in Stanfordville, New York, in Dutchess County. Marker is on New York State Route 82, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stanfordville NY 12581, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 16 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. “Historic Diner” (approx. 12.3 miles away); Historic Freedom Plains Church (approx. 14.6 miles away); Dutchess County War Memorial (approx. 15.8 miles away); Mills Gate (approx. 16 miles away); Bennett Gate (approx. 16 miles away).
 
More about this marker. The marker is near the Stanford Town Court.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Freedom Square Park Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, April 1999
2. Freedom Square Park Memorial
The statue represents native son Maj. Cornelius Nase Campbell, 1st Surgeon of the 150th NY Infantry.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 17, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 16, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 39 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 16, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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