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Port Chester in Westchester County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Rye Soldiers Memorial

 
 
Rye Soldiers Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 30, 2010
1. Rye Soldiers Memorial
Inscription.
To The
Union Defence Committee
of the
Town of Rye
Who Pledged Their Honor
To Sustain the Government
And Ensure a Successful Outcome
of the
War of the Rebellion

 
Erected 1900.
 
Location. 40° 59.844′ N, 73° 40.099′ W. Marker is in Port Chester, New York, in Westchester County. Marker is at the intersection of Boston Post Road (U.S. 1) and Pearl Street, on the left when traveling north on Boston Post Road. Touch for map. Located in Memorial Park. Marker is in this post office area: Port Chester NY 10573, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Historic Village of Port Chester (approx. 0.3 miles away); Christopher Columbus (approx. 0.4 miles away); Port Chester Spanish American War Monument (approx. half a mile away); In Memory of Newell Rising (approx. half a mile away); Port Chester World War II Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away); Port Chester World War I Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away); Byram Veterans Memorial (approx. mile away in Connecticut); Luigi Del Bianco Memorial (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Port Chester.
 
Regarding Rye Soldiers Memorial.
Rye Soldiers Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 30, 2010
2. Rye Soldiers Memorial
The monument features a bronze statue of Lt. Col. Nelson B. Bartram, of Port Chester, who commanded the 17th New York Volunteer Infantry Regiment and the 20th Infantry, United States Colored Troops. The sculptor, J. Massey Rhind, a Scottish immigrant, created statues and monuments found at Gettysburg, New York City, Washington, D.C. and many other cities in the U.S. The statue was cast at the Abendroth Brothers Foundry in Port Chester.
 
Also see . . .
1. Colonel Nelson B. Bartram, GAR Monument. (Submitted on December 4, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. J. Massey Rhind on Wikipedia (sculptor). (Submitted on December 4, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Colonel Nelson B. Bartram image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 30, 2010
3. Colonel Nelson B. Bartram
Sculptor's Mark image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 30, 2010
4. Sculptor's Mark
J Massey Rhind
Sculptor
1897
Grand Army of the Republic Medallion image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 30, 2010
5. Grand Army of the Republic Medallion
Grand Army of the Republic
1861 – Veterans – 1866
Rye Soldiers Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 30, 2010
6. Rye Soldiers Memorial
Rye Soldiers Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, November 30, 2010
7. Rye Soldiers Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 4, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 744 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on December 4, 2010, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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