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Poughkeepsie Civil War Memorial

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, November 2, 2010
1. Poughkeepsie Civil War Memorial
west side
Inscription.
[ west side ]
Memorial
To the Patriotism of the Men of
Dutchess and Columbia Counties
Who served in the 128th Regiment
in the Civil War 1861 – 1865
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Till the fame of our fathers
Has melted away,
Till the stars of the dear
Old banner are set,
Till the gold of the sunlight
Is sprinkled with gray,
Columbia and Dutchess
Will not forget.

128th Regt. N.Y.S. V. Inft.

[ south side ]
Engagements
Port Hudson. May 27, 1863
Port Hudson. June 14, 1863
Cane River. April 23, 1864
Alexandria. May 5, 1864
Mansura Plains. May 16, 1864
Atchafalaya. May 18, 1864

Louisiana

[ east side ]
Engagements
Halltown. August 24, 1864
Berryville. Sept. 3, 1864
Winchester. Sept. 19, 1864
Fisher's Hill. Sept. 22, 1864
Mount Jackson. Sept. 24, 1864
Cedar Creek. October 19, 1864

Shenandoah Valley, Va.

[ north side ]
This Regiment
Was mustered into the U.S. Service
with 1020 men at Hudson, N.Y.
Sept. 4, 1862
was augmented by 192 recruits
and was mustered out with 466 men
July 12, 1865

Erected A.D. 1908

 
Erected
Poughkeepsie Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 2, 2010
2. Poughkeepsie Civil War Memorial
south side
1908.
 
Location. 41° 42.019′ N, 73° 55.269′ W. Marker is in Poughkeepsie, New York, in Dutchess County. Marker is at the intersection of Cannon Street, on the left when traveling west on Cannon Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: South Clinton Street, Poughkeepsie NY 12601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 5th Ward Honor Roll (approx. 0.4 miles away); On This Site (approx. half a mile away); In Affectionate Memory (approx. half a mile away); Constitution Ratification Site (approx. half a mile away); The Glebe House (approx. half a mile away); Soldiers Memorial Fountain (approx. half a mile away); Poughkeepsie Vietnam Veterans Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Thomas Dongan (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Poughkeepsie.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Poughkeepsie Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 2, 2010
3. Poughkeepsie Civil War Memorial
east side
Poughkeepsie Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 2, 2010
4. Poughkeepsie Civil War Memorial
north side
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By Michael Herrick, November 2, 2010
5. Poughkeepsie Civil War Memorial
Poughkeepsie Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 2, 2010
6. Poughkeepsie Civil War Memorial
Poughkeepsie Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 2, 2010
7. Poughkeepsie Civil War Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 7, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 978 times since then and 68 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on November 7, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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