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Newburyport in Essex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

The Memory of the Officers and Men

 
 
The Memory of the Officers and Men Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 24, 2017
1. The Memory of the Officers and Men Marker
Inscription.
To commemorate
the memory of the officers and men
who left this Memorial Hall
April 16, 1861
in answer to the first call of
Abraham Lincoln
for troops to defend the Capital
issued April 15, 1861

Capt. Albert W. Bartlett
Lt. George Barker • Lt. Gamaliel Hodges • Lt. George Creasey
Sgt. Thomas E. Marshall • Sgt. Nathan W. Collins
Horace W. Bartlett • John S. Frost • Thomas E. Lang
Joseph Barlow • Nathan R. Giles • Charles P. Morrison
Samuel Baxter • Sanford W. Grant • John L. Perley
William H. Dodge • Stephen H. Goodwin • Joseph A. Shaw
Richard S. Dodge • Joseph L. Johnson • Richard A. Van Moll

 
Erected 1924 by A.W. Bartlett Post No. 49 Grand Army of the Republic.
 
Location. 42° 48.584′ N, 70° 52.217′ W. Marker is in Newburyport, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Marker is at the intersection of State Street and Pleasant Street, on the left when traveling south on State Street. Touch for map. Tablet is mounted on the wall between the windows. Marker is at or near this postal address: 57 State Street, Newburyport MA 01950, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Market Square Tea Burning (about
Former Memorial Hall (<i>wide view; marker visible between windows</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 24, 2017
2. Former Memorial Hall (wide view; marker visible between windows)
600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dalton House (about 600 feet away); Newburyport Firehouse Center (about 700 feet away); Watts' Cellar (about 800 feet away); William Lloyd Garrison (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bombshell (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Bartlet Mall (approx. ¼ mile away); Coast Guard Bicentennial Marker (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newburyport.
 
More about this marker. The historic building on which this marker is mounted is known as the Grand Army Building (built circa 1851). It became a Memorial Hall building for the A.W. Bartlett Post No. 49 Grand Army of the Republic in 1877, and ultimately the private commercial building it is today in 1966. This building is part of the Newburyport Historic District.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Newburyport Civil War Memorials
 
Categories. Patriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 1, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 29, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 67 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 29, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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