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Peterborough in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire — The American Northeast (New England)
 

The War Of The Rebellion

Peterborough Soldiers Sacrificed

 
 
The War of the Rebellion Monument image. Click for full size.
By Tracy Messer
1. The War of the Rebellion Monument
Inscription.
Capt. Gustavus A. Forbush 13th N.H. Regt. • Lieut. Timothy K. Ames 6th “ “ • Lieut. Charles L. Fuller 6th N.H. Regt. • Lieut. John M. Dodd 6th “ “

Charles O. Collister 2nd N.H. Regt. • Newman Hall 2nd “ “ • Edward Bolio 2nd “ “ • Frank E. Howe 2nd “ “ • George Welding 4th “ “ • Luther G. Crosby 4th “ “ • German N. Breed 5th “ “ • George M. Spaulding 5th “ “ • George W. Hadley 6th “ “ • William H. Wallace 6th “ “ • Lucius H. Farwell 6th “ “ • Cyrus Henry Farnum 6th “ “ • Christopher M. Wheeler 6th “ “ • David A. Cram 6th “ “ • Alfred Perry 6th “ “ • Philemon W. Cross 6th “ “ • Charles H. Fay 6th “ “ • Henry C. Taggart 6th “ “ • Thomas J. Vose 6th “ “

George W. Wood 6th N.H. Regt. • Josiah P. Smith 8th “ “ • Jonathan L. Powers 8th “ “ • Rodney M. Brackett 13th “ “ • Joseph A. Crosby 13th “ “ • Jacob Chamberlain 13th “ “ • Charles E. Lakeman 13th “ “ • Eugene C. Farwell 13th “ “ • George J. Moore 13th “ “ • Henry H. Frair 13th “ “ • Herbert Lee 13th “ “ • John
Tablet inserted May 1870 image. Click for full size.
By Tracy Messer
2. Tablet inserted May 1870
Leathers 13th “ “ • Cortes S. Osburn 13th “ “ • Francis S. Piper 16th “ “ • James L. Boyce 16th “ “ • Ambrose F. Upton 1st N.H. Cavalry. • Henry Moore 11th Ill. Regt. • Joseph Clark 2nd Mass. Regt. • George M. Clark 5th Conn. Regt. • John P. Cram 15th Conn. Vols.

Drowned, by Sinking of Steamer on Potomac River:
Sophia, Wife of Lieut. Col. Charles Scott.
Katie, Wife of Capt. John A. Cummings.

 
Erected 1869 by Soldiers' and Sailors' Mutual Benefit Association.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Medal of Honor Recipients marker series.
 
Location. 42° 52.53′ N, 71° 57.051′ W. Marker is in Peterborough, New Hampshire, in Hillsborough County. Marker is at the intersection of Grove Street and Vale Street, on the right when traveling north on Grove Street. Touch for map. The statue original stood across the street in Putnam Park and was moved to its present location in front of the G.A.R. (Grand Army of the Republic) Hall in 1902. Marker is in this post office area: Peterborough NH 03458, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 2 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Stoddard Glass (approx.
<center>Ames Foundry<br> Chicopee, Mass.</center> image. Click for full size.
By Tracy Messer
3.
Ames Foundry
Chicopee, Mass.
13.3 miles away); Uncle Sam’s House (approx. 13.3 miles away).
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
<center>M.Milmore Sculptor<br> Boston 1869</center> image. Click for full size.
By Tracy Messer
4.
M.Milmore Sculptor
Boston 1869
Dedication Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Tracy Messer
5. Dedication Plaque
In Memory of
Sgt. Osgood T. Hadley
6th NH Volunteer Infantry
Medal of Honor

Names Omitted in Error From the Original Plaque:
Jacob Jackson 9th Reg.
George E. Whitman 1st N.H. Cav.

Dedicated by the American Legion,
Cheney-Armstrong Post 5
Wayne E. Thomas, Commander
May 28, 2011
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 14, 2014, by Tracy Messer of Peterborough, New Hampshire. This page has been viewed 511 times since then and 100 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 14, 2014, by Tracy Messer of Peterborough, New Hampshire. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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