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Fredonia in Chautauqua County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Commander William B. Cushing

 
 
Commander William B. Cushing Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 18, 2018
1. Commander William B. Cushing Memorial
Inscription.
USN
In memory of
Commander
William B.
Cushing
1842-1874

The sinking of the Confederate Ram Albemarle Oct. 27, 1864 by Lt. Cushing.
 
Location. 42° 26.451′ N, 79° 19.935′ W. Marker is in Fredonia, New York, in Chautauqua County. Marker is at the intersection of Church Street and Temple Street, on the right when traveling west on Church Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9 Church Street, Fredonia NY 14063, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dedicated to Veterans (within shouting distance of this marker); Barker Common (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fredonia #1 (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Site of the First Gas Well (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Pioneer Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); The First Exchange of Hostilities (approx. 2.9 miles away); To All Who Served (approx. 3.2 miles away); To All That Served Honorably (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fredonia.
 
Also see . . .  William B. Cushing - Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 20, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Commander William B. Cushing Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 18, 2018
2. Commander William B. Cushing Memorial
The memorial is in front of the Fredonia Opera House.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 20, 2018. This page originally submitted on May 20, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 82 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 20, 2018, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.
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