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Lewis County Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument

 
 
Lewis County Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, October 18, 2011
1. Lewis County Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument
Inscription.
South Side
(Top) - Erected 1883
(Base) - FIVE FORKS

South side names:
L. Madrid • Thomas Allen • Joseph Butts • A.W. Allen • Seth Squires • Fred. Koster • John Major • William Barnes • A. Dunaway • C.H. Perkins • M. Sprague • B.Sprague • H. Sherman • J.P. Case • N. Patchin • A. Wetmore • H.J. Wetmore • G. Wiseman • G. Hubbell • J. Sawyer • H.S. Pitcher • Alonzo Post • J. Scrafford • James Brown • George Brown • A.S. Scoville • William Cook • Edwin Morris • John Pierce • Luke Burns • J.H. Clark • F. H. Savoy • G. Harvey • H. Turgan • J. Lief • M.E. Thayer • H.M. Dailey • D.E. Laupher • J.E. Laupher • Levi Hough • John Harvey • Henry Martin • Thomas Dickinson • J.R. Lane • H.S. Thomas

East Side
(Base) - ANTIETAM

East side names (upper list):
Lieutenant A.W. Coe • Jeremiah J. Plopper • A.J. Carber • Luther Miller • William R. Rathburn • O.A. Hoyt • William McRae • George C. Leonard • Nath. Thompson • Walter Utley • George W. Patten • Milo Tuttle • William H. Hartley • Henry D. Rittis • G.J. Neibergall • Hiram J. Green • Jeff. D. Seymour • Howard W. Arthur • J.H. Comer • William McCullock Jr. • J.H. Putnam • Albert E. Ebble • Clark S. Searl • Morris H. Arthur • Jacob Morse • Chas. Garnsey • Jeff. Seckner • Albert William • Nelson Seckner • Clinton A. Blinn • L.L.
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2. Lewis County Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument Marker
Thompson • Lucas Burke • Samuel S. Plumb • Alfred Shaver • T.N. Taylor • Legrand B. Safford • A.B. Carley • E.V. Roberts • Sylvester Riley • Thomas G. Barker • Adelbert Crandall

East side names (lower list):
George Brownell • P. Gorma • R.I. Herrington • George Phelps • Reuben F. Walter • Jas. M. Crane • William B. Hubbard • Dwight Moyer • Joseph Verney • Edward Cook • R.D. Cratzenburg • Nelson Stone • J.G. Keig • C.J. Thomas • Chas. C. Bowman • Lewis Higby • L.W. Bates • James Bates • W.M. Wilson • Joseph Devendorf • John C. Bush • Danford Streeter • John Lynch Jr. • S.O. Cook • Chas. S. Martin • A.M. Woodard • Jonathan Peak • M.A. Wilkins • Jerome D. Brooks • James R. French • Chas. A. French • William Rotherell • William C. Pease • D.W. Peebles • David Crast • Lewis Weed • John Peak • E.A. Deakin • Hiram Tousley • George Stephens • John N. Back • N. Kirschner • Joseph Holach • Nich. Harmon • Francis Murphy

North Side
(Middle) - On Fames Eternal camping ground, their silent tents are spread, and Glory guards with solemn round the Bivouac of the Dead
(Base) - GETTYSBURG

North side (upper list):
Lieut. Ezra T. Hartley • Lieut. Carlos D. Stevens • Lieut. Oscar Bingham • Lieut. Geo. Peeler

North side names (lower list):
F. Rhodes • Edward R. Duff • Miles Peck • L.L. Ward • W.I. Cornwell • Fred
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3. South side names
Jones • O.D. Jones • N. Hatton Jr. • A. Hall • R.S. Cook • J.M. Thornton • David Jones • J.C.Ledger • T.P Mason • L. Mason • S. Towner • R. Mather • Zadoc Sheldon • S. Sheldon • S. Butts • B. Doxtater • J.H. Scrafford • Sebra Seeley • F. Ruprick • Patrick Loftis • Mad. Wyeth • D. Hulbert • F. Miller • T.W. Goodwin • S. Green • D. Hollis • H. Conklin • O. Moyer • T.D. Wilder • Nelson Cole • W.C. Weed • H.W. Barber • A.S. Green • O.V. Munger • Samuel Clark • W. Harrington • M. Galvin • M. McSyger • H. Seymour • H.O. Starkweather

West Side
(Base) - WILDERNESS

The Lewis County Soldiers' and Sailor's Monument is inscribed with the names of Lewis County residents who served in the American Civil War, and several of the battles in which they fought. Erected in 1883, it was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2009.

West side names (upper list):
Colonel Guilford D. Bailey • Captain C.T. Mullin • Assistant Surgeon James S. Bradish

West side names (middle list):
Andrew A. Talcott • L.H. Sage • O.S. Post • Oliver Pitcher • John A. Bray • Chas. E. Lathrop • L. Wright • M. Lassell • J.M. Lawrence • Chas. F. Richter • Dan. Roberts • A.H. Richter • George W. Bennett • Michael Carlin • H. Weller • John Hanley • Henry F. Beals • Edwin Higby • C.S. Morton • Theo. Shultz • E.E. Durfey • L.G. Graves • Luther Lasher
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By Lee Hattabaugh, October 18, 2011
4. South side names
• J.J. Phinney • Jas. L. Nichols • Fred. Oberley • Peter S. Loness • J.J. Hamblin • Lewis H. Rudge • Fred. White • Theodore Owens • W. McVickar • Henry Turgor • Richard Dexter • D.E. Lampman • W.S. Austin • J.E. Lampman • Alexander Mullin • Chas. L. Lovejoy • Martin O’Briter • Marion Bigelow

West side names (lower list):
Charles Wilder • Albert H. Ellis • Nelson Burr • Conrad Sauer • Robert M. Lyle • F.I. Florida • William R. Townsend • M. Mullally • Irwin Sabin • P. McGoldrick • Augustus Geier • L. Hopseeker • W.S. Strickland • Asahel Gloyd • Chas. Hoffman • Matthew Larkins • Elijah Roberts • Sylvanus Hall • Reuben S. Puffer • Andrew J. Hills • Jesse Post • Edward Tye • Levi Rockwell • Cornelius Babcock • Michael Howard • John Smith • Hazelam Edgehill • John Purcey • Monroe A. Hall • Charles Clobridge • Thorn Allen • Edward L. Higby • John Loftis • Daniel Durney • John Dunbar • Sebastian Gonya • Orsemius Porte • M. Marway • Nicholas Habriger • Abraham Dike • Noah Dike • Bartley Cauley • Chas. F. Mager • Henry Crofoot • Mordecai Gallup
 
Erected 1883.
 
Location. 43° 47.454′ N, 75° 29.734′ W. Marker is in Lowville, New York, in Lewis County. Marker is at the intersection of North State St (State Highway 26) and County Road 14, on the
South side names image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, October 18, 2011
5. South side names
left when traveling north on North State St. Touch for map. Monument is located in a small park at the intersection in front of the historic Lowville Presbyterian Church. Marker is in this post office area: Lowville NY 13367, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 3 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stone Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Greystone Manor (approx. 3.9 miles away); Copenhagen Civil War Memorial (approx. 11.3 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  2013 Monument Removal, Restoration and Replacement. The Lewis County Historical Society documented the restoration of this monument in this 14 minute video of still photographs. (Submitted on November 7, 2013.) 
 
Additional comments.
1. Marker restored and returned.
About 2 weeks after the Lowville's monument photos were taken,the monument was dismantled and taken to Ohio's McKay Lodge for restoration. Thursday Nov. 29th 2013 the monument was returned and erected by 1 pm. The restored monument is now in excellent condition.
    — Submitted December 4, 2012, by Charlotte M. Beagle of Lowville, New York.

 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
South side upper plaque image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, October 18, 2011
6. South side upper plaque
East side names image. Click for full size.
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7. East side names
East side names image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, October 18, 2011
8. East side names
East side names image. Click for full size.
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9. East side names
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10. East side names
East and North side bases image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, October 18, 2011
11. East and North side bases
North side names image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, October 18, 2011
12. North side names
North side names image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, October 18, 2011
13. North side names
North side names image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, October 18, 2011
14. North side names
Bivouac of the Dead image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, October 18, 2011
15. Bivouac of the Dead
North side upper plaque image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, October 18, 2011
16. North side upper plaque
West side base image. Click for full size.
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17. West side base
West side names image. Click for full size.
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18. West side names
West side names image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, October 18, 2011
19. West side names
West side names image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, October 18, 2011
20. West side names
West side middle plaque names image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, October 18, 2011
21. West side middle plaque names
Monument North Side image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, October 18, 2011
22. Monument North Side
West side upper plaque names image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, October 18, 2011
23. West side upper plaque names
Mortar and shell in front of the monument image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, October 18, 2011
24. Mortar and shell in front of the monument
Muzzle markings include: "T.J.R. 1863" (inspector and year) and what looks like "C.A. & C. 1975" (foundry and weight).
Lewis County Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument restoration image. Click for full size.
25. Lewis County Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument restoration
News article published in the Watertown Daily Times (Carthage/Lowville Times section), 18 October 2011, describing the restoration project. Click on image to read the article.
<i>Park and Soldiers' Monument, Lowville, N.Y.</i> image. Click for full size.
Postcard by Wm. Jubb, circa 1910
26. Park and Soldiers' Monument, Lowville, N.Y.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 15, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 699 times since then and 103 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25. submitted on December 15, 2011, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.   26. submitted on January 16, 2015. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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