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Cheshire in New Haven County, Connecticut — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Cheshire Civil War Monument

 
 
Cheshire Civil War Monument image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 10, 2009
1. Cheshire Civil War Monument
Inscription.
[South face]
Lincoln
[North face]
Foote
[ Admiral Andrew Hull Foote ]


[East plaque]
Erected to The
Memory of Those Who
Enlisted From The
Town of Cheshire in
The Civil War 1861 – 1865
Capt. Timothy Guilford
Lieut. William J Bassett
Lieut. Elkanah Doolittle
Lieut. Edward A Doolittle
Lieut. William W Spencer
Lewis Allen
Jeremiah Henry Scully
Edwin A Thrall
Christopher Bernard
Isiah Baker
William M Preston
Henry C Higgins
Frederick E Hoadley
Charles H Goodwin
Franklin Moss
John McLaughlin
Henry A Bradley
Hobart M Dolph
Lambert H Benham
Samuel Barnes
Charles B. Goodsell
John
Cheshire Civil War Monument [East face] image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 10, 2009
2. Cheshire Civil War Monument [East face]
A Peters
Patrick F Reynolds
Alexander W Welton
John Flanagan
William D Wooding
John E Morrow



[North plaque]
John Burke
James Fenton
George Hoey
Charles Mulvey
Frank W Gilbert
Luther Barnes
George A Barton
Amasa Doolittle
William Beadle
Enos Payne
James A Lanyon
Joseph Sires
Charles Brown
Joseph R Doolittle
John Stephens
Valentine Meeker
Edward Burke
Daniel J Boyce
James R Baker
William Uhl
Farrell Brennan
John Murphy
George K Edson
Alonzo E Smith
John A Peck
Thomas Campbell
Reuben Benham
Jared Bradley
Lucius T Preston
Samuel L Moss
Albert L Royce
George R Ives
Charles L Russell


[South plaque]
Isaac
Cheshire Civil War Monument [North face] image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 10, 2009
3. Cheshire Civil War Monument [North face]
Judd
John Giblin
Frank Henson
Simeon Brooks
John Buckley
Robert W Bristol
Miles Jackson
William H Doolittle
Willis Bunnell
Henry B Munson
Alexander Mercier
Leonard K Andrews
Franklin A Hotchkiss
John Dawson
Michael Reynolds
Charles C Hall
John H Preston
Horace B Hotchkiss
William Burke
Chauncey J Rice
Robert Tribue
Needham Grey
Edward A Atwater
Joseph Porter
Allen Garver
William C Doolittle
Carlos Huntley
James T Clark
Edwin S Church
George W Benham
Martin Burke
John Lynch William J Moore


[West plaque]
Titus Moss
James M Allen
Thomas Simons
Chauncey M Hall
George Bradley
Oliver T Doolittle
John Mulvey
Augustus Talmadge
Frank
Cheshire Civil War Monument [South face] image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 10, 2009
4. Cheshire Civil War Monument [South face]
C Bristol
Henry S Stevens
William Moon
Nathan Ives
Merritt Hotchkiss
Horace P Rice
George Keeler
George W Mitchell
Edward B Jones
Eben Hoadley
Harry A Brooks
William E Bradley
Earl S Wood
Edward Wiley
John Purcell
Jesse H Rice
Horace A Doolittle
Albert F Russell
John L Preston
Martin McLaughlin
Anthony Burke
Edward Benham
Thomas W Judd
Julius H Hotchkiss
Edward A Baker

 
Erected 1866.
 
Location. 41° 29.88′ N, 72° 54.131′ W. Marker is in Cheshire, Connecticut, in New Haven County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street (Connecticut Route 10) and Wallingford Road, on the
Cheshire Civil War Monument [West face] image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, September 10, 2009
5. Cheshire Civil War Monument [West face]
left when traveling north on South Main Street. Touch for map. Located across South Main Street from Cheshire Town Hall. Marker is in this post office area: Cheshire CT 06410, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Church Of Cheshire (a few steps from this marker); Town of Cheshire Memorial Plaza (within shouting distance of this marker); Cheshire World War I Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Cheshire (within shouting distance of this marker); "Stepping Stone" (within shouting distance of this marker); Cheshire Revolutionary War Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); The Medal of Honor Plaza and “Living Classroom” (approx. 0.7 miles away); Lock 12 (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cheshire.
 
More about this marker. Originally, the names of 14 men who lost their lives in the war were incised in the stone. In 1916 four bronze plaques listing the 126 who served were affixed to the obelisk.
 
Also see . . .  Admiral Andrew Hull Foote. Admiral Andrew Hull Foote (1806-1863), born in New Haven, won recognition in 1849 for suppression of the North African slave trade. His forces captured Fort Henry on the Tennessee River in 1861. (Submitted on March 20, 2011, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 11, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 1,942 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 11, 2009, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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