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Bangor in Penobscot County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Civil War Memorial

 
 
Civil War Memorial Dedication image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 30, 2017
1. Civil War Memorial Dedication
Inscription.

In memory of
our citizen soldiers
who died for
their country.

Consecrated 1864.

[Roll of Honored Dead]
Rev. Chs. D. Jameson • Wm. J. Deane • Edward F. Orff
Lewis L. Marsh • Jas. L. Rowe • Wm. P. Holden
Wm. Jordan • Ransom Wharton • Robt. L. Atkins
Patrick Welch • Jerh. Corcoran • Jas. Stone • Geo. C. Martin
Henry N. Pollard • Asa Wilson • Isaac Berry • John Billings
Jas. Robinson • Peter Cannon • Richard H. Webster • Chs. E. Bicknell U.S.N.

Maj. Wm. L. Pitcher • Lieut. Walter S. Goodale • Lieut. Geo. F. Bourne
Saml. L. Emerson • Daniel West • Edwd K. Flowers U.S.N. • Ozro W. Davis
H. G. Claridge • Fredk. E. Webster • Dryden S. Osborn • Chas. W. Peirce
Edwd. W. Hanson • Capt. Charles A. Thatcher U.S.N.

Maj. S. D. Carpenter U.S.A. • Capt. John Ayer • Capt. Scolly D. Baker
Edwd B. Chamberlain • John A. Dealing • Henry O. Wilson • Edwd. A. Goodale
Chs. V. Dudley • Ensn. Geo. H. Benson U.S.N. • Benj. C. Benson • John W. Hurd
Isaiah B. Scribner • Benj. F. Scribner • Albert M. Wheeler • Solomon C. Emery
Fredk. H. Rogers • Jas. Quimby • Oscar Wyer • Rufus H. Cole
Amos H. Richardson • John A. Farnham


 
Erected 1864 by the Citizens of Bangor.
 
Location.
Civil War Memorial Honored Dead image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 30, 2017
2. Civil War Memorial Honored Dead
44° 49.225′ N, 68° 43.581′ W. Marker is in Bangor, Maine, in Penobscot County. Marker is at the intersection of Riverside Avenue and Monument Avenue, on the left when traveling north on Riverside Avenue. Touch for map. Monument is in Mount Hope Cemetery, about 350 feet NE of the State Street entrance. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1048 State Street, Bangor ME 04401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rev. Henry C. Henries (here, next to this marker); Capt. John Ayer (here, next to this marker); Second Maine Regiment (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Park Holland (about 400 feet away); Samuel Call (about 400 feet away); Nathaniel Lord (about 500 feet away); Charles A. Thatcher (about 600 feet away); Grand Army of the Republic Fort and Soldiers and Sailors Lot (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bangor.
 
Regarding Civil War Memorial. The Mount Hope Cemetery website states that this is "the first such memorial [to honor Civil War dead] to be built in the United States."
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  "Patriotic Bangor residents raised funds for a soldiers’ monument" (The Weekly, Swartz, 2013)
Civil War Memorial Honored Dead image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 30, 2017
3. Civil War Memorial Honored Dead
. (Submitted on November 27, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesMan-Made FeaturesPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil
 
Civil War Memorial Honored Dead image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 30, 2017
4. Civil War Memorial Honored Dead
Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 30, 2017
5. Civil War Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 27, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 26, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 75 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 26, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3, 4. submitted on November 27, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   5. submitted on November 26, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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