Chestertown in Kent County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Civil War Monument
Erected by James A. Pearce June 1917 in commemoration of the patriotism and valor of a once divided but now reunited county. To the soldiers of Kent in the Confederate Army 1861-1865
Captain William I. Rasin; Macall M. Rasin; George T. Hollyday; Sol. Wright; George W. Rolph; Lieutenant H. C. Blackiston; James A. Kennard;
Killed at 1st Manassas: Thomas H. Gemmill;
Killed at Winchester Virginia: J. Chapman Spencer
Killed Greenland Gap Virginia: James J. Spear; Dewitt C. Spear; Edwin W. Spear; Reverend William B. Everett; Hugh M. Wallis; Levi Perkins
Killed at Winchester Virginia: Doctor William H. Lassell; Reverend James T. Lasselll Samuel J. Kelly Wounded at 1st Manassass and died: John H. Kennard; William T. Wallis; H.C. Wallis; Fred K. Baker; George M. Beasten; Luther Handy; Harry McCoy; Meford Hynson; Josiah L. Dulaney; James S. Price; Henry Willison; Samuel G. Gleaves; William C. Price;
Killed Appomattox Virgnia: Benjamin C. Vickers;
Killed Shiloh Tennessee: Ferdinand B. Prince
Under the Sod, The Blue and Gray
Waiting Alike the Judgement Day
To the Soldiers of Kent in the Federal Army; 1861-1865
Second Easter Shore Regiment
Colonel Ed. Wilkins; lieutenant Colonel E. E. Massey; Captain
Killed Mine Run Virginia: Lieutenant W. L. Greenwood and 10 other privates
Under the sod, the Gray and the Blue
Each to his call of duty True
Location. 39° 12.535′ N, 76° 3.961′ W. Marker is in Chestertown, Maryland, in Kent County. Marker is on High Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is on Monument Row. In front of the Old Kent County Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Chestertown MD 21620, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. White & Black, Blue & Gray (here, next to this marker); In Memory of More Than 400 Prominent United States Colored Troops from Kent County (a few steps from this marker); This Monument Honors the Area Veterans (a few steps from this marker); Common Cause A County Seat (within shouting distance of this marker); Revolutionary Cannon (within shouting distance of this marker); Chestertown, Maryland (within shouting distance of this marker); From This Point (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chestertown.
Also see . . .
1. "White & Black, Blue & Gray". A nearby historical marker discusses the history of this monument. (Submitted on January 23, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
2. In Memory of More Than 400 Prominent United States Colored Troops from Kent County. A monument honoring the African Americans left off of the Civil War monument stands nearby. (Submitted on January 24, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 23, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 500 times since then and 32 times this year. Last updated on January 25, 2013, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 23, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.