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Town of Niagara Civil War Memorial

 
 
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 7, 2014
1. Town of Niagara Civil War Memorial
This front plaque has a plaque below dating it 1961.
Inscription.
(panel 1)
10th New York Cavalry
Lt. Edward S. Hawes killed at Upperville, Va. June 21, 1863
John Barr killed at Sulphur Springs, Va. Aug. 1862
Robert Burns wounded at Brandy Station, Va. Died Niag. Falls 1867
Sylvester Cesbrough died at Washington, D.C.
Alfus Coffeen died at Washington, D.C.
Matthew Donnelly died at Andersonville Prison 1864
James Kairns killed at Brandy Station, Va. June 9, 1863
Henry Pletcher died at Niagara Falls Dec. 3, 1861
Joseph Troutman died at City Point, Va. Oct. 3, 1864
Luther H. Graves - McC. Ill. Cav. died July 1862
Capt. Alexander McLaughlin - 96th N.Y. Inf. wounded at Chapin's Farm, Va. Died Sept. 28, 1871
Capt. Peter Mitchell - 78th N.Y. Inf. Killed at Antietam, Md. Dec. 13, 1862

(panel 2)
Sgt. George P. Allen - 44th N.Y. Inf. Died at Fort Monroe - April 1862
Joel G. Childs - 45th Illinois Inf. Wounded at Shiloh. Died - May 9, 1862
Daniel Cohn - 11th Vermont Inf. Died at Alexandria, Va. - March 6, 1865
Byron A. Ford - 37th N.Y. Inf Killed at Williamsburg, Va. - May 5, 1862
Philip Frankhauser - 14 Ohio Inf. Killed at Raleigh, N.C. - March 1863
Gardner B. Hibbard - 10th Mass. Inf. Died at Wash. D.C. - Oct. 11, 1861
Philip Matthias - 2nd N.Y.M. Rifles drowned in James River -
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2. Town of Niagara Civil War Memorial
Right side
April 14, 1865
James McAffee - 12th Penna. Cav. Killed at Charlestown, Va. - July 28, 1861
Edward McManus - 105th N.Y. Inf. Killed at Fredericksburg, Va. - Dec. 13, 1862
David Peggs - 23rd N.Y. Cav. Killed at Newbern, N.C. - Feb. 12, 1864
Martin H. Wagner - 2nd N.Y.M. Rifles wounded at Five Forks - Died April 1865

(base)
Chas. R. Haight, 28th N.Y.V. Killed at Cedar Mountain, Va., AUG. 9, 1862.
Geo. F. Atwood. Died at Alexandria, Va. April 29, 1862.
William J. Reid, 14th H.A. died at Andersonville, Ga. 1864.
Joseph S Curry, U.S.A. Died 1864.
Wm. Werth, died at Saulsbury Prison, N.C. 1864.

(panel 3)
8th New York Heavy Artillery
Colonel Peter A. Porter killed at Cold Harbor, Va. June 3, 1864
Lt. Ashley P. Hawkins wounded at Cold Harbor. Died Niag. Falls 1868
Sgt. Harrison Ingalls died at Salisbury Prison, S.C. Feb 10, 1865
Richard Faulkner died at Salisbury Prison, S.C. Dec. 15, 1864
Edward Brainard killed at Hatcher's Run, Va. Oct. 27, 1864
Hugh Duffy killed at Hatcher's Run, Va. Oct. 27, 1864
Samuel R. Leuppie died at Niagara Falls, Oct. 10, 1864
Jefferson White died at Salisbury Prison, S.C. Jan 3, 1865
28th New York Infantry
Sgt. Edward H. Lampshier died at Baltimore Md. Nov. 19, 1861
Corp. Lewis Bapp died at Baltimore, Md. Jan 7, 1862
Michael
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3. Town of Niagara Civil War Memorial
Right side base
Kilberer killed at Cedar Mountain, Va. Aug 9, 1862
Martin McMahon killed at Cedar Mountain, Va. Aug. 9, 1862

(base)
Lieut. Henry R. Swan, 8th N.Y.H.A. Died on march to Petersburgh, Va.
Wm. A. Brown, 8th N.Y.H.A. Killed at Cold Harbor. June 3, 1864.
John A. Robinson 10th N.Y.C. died May 16th 1888
Andrew Pruester 12th N.Y.C. killed at New Bern, N.C.
James Smith, 96 N.Y.C. died June, 1864.
Patrick oice, U.S.A. died 1864.
Chas. Werth killed before Petersburg, Va. July 16, 1864.
Daniel Steuber 151st N.Y.V. died Jan, 11, 1874.

(panel 4)
151st New York Infantry
James Glifford died at Dansville Prison, Va. Sept. 1864
Lewis Crout killed at Brandy Station, Va. April 19, 1864
John Maronel killed at Locust Grove, Va. Nov. 27, 1863
Zebulon S. Parsons killed at Monacay Junction, Md. July 9, 1864
Amos Smith died at Bailtimore, Md. March 1864
George W. Tillapaugh died June 21, 1864
Benjamine Udall died at Culpepper, Va. Oct. 1864
76th New York Infantry
Jacob Kilberer killed at Opequan, Va. Sept. 19, 1864
William H. Pierson died at Andersonville Prison, Ga. June 1863
Christian Weaver wounded at Petersburg, Va. Died Buffalo July 23, 1864
Jacob Willig - Battery I, 1st N.Y. Art. died at Niagara Falls 1869

(base)
Marvin W. Bartholomew,
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4. Town of Niagara Civil War Memorial
Rear Side
151st N.Y.V. Died at Libby Prison, Va. Sept. 24, 1863.
Albert J. Hackstaff, 14th N.Y.C. Killed before Petersburgh July 1861.
Lieut. Justin P.[?] Ware 28th N.Y.V. died Dec. 25th 1891.
Lieut. Theodore P. Gould Co I 28th N.Y.V. died May 20th 1886.
George W. Schwartz, Mass. V. died Oct. 31st, 1883.
James O'Neil, 18th U.S.I. killed at Murfreesborough Dec'r 31, 1862.
Thos. Ken Knight, 14th U.S.I. killed at Battle of the Wilderness, May 5, 1864.
Joseph Gross, 151st N.Y.V. died at Andersonville Prison Sept. 1864.
Hiram Passage, Co. G.2.N.Y. Mounted Rifles killed at Pittsburgh Landing, Va. June 7, 1864
George Davy 28th N.Y.V. died March 26th 1884.
 
Erected 1876 by Town of Niagara.
 
Location. 43° 5.147′ N, 79° 3.916′ W. Marker is in Niagara Falls, New York, in Niagara County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Prospect Street and Old Falls Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located in Niagara Falls State Park, set back from Prospect Street, just south of the park entrance across from Old Falls Street near the Comfort Inn. Marker is in this post office area: Niagara Falls NY 14303, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Niagara's Industrial Beginnings and the Establishment of the State Reservation
Town of Niagara Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 7, 2014
5. Town of Niagara Civil War Memorial
Rear side of base
(within shouting distance of this marker); Niagara County Medal of Honor Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Height, Sight, and Flight / The Niagara River Corridor Important Bird Area (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Power of the American Rapids (approx. 0.2 miles away); The First People to See the Falls (approx. 0.2 miles away); Hennepin View (approx. 0.2 miles away); Prospect Point Viewing Area (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Niagara Falls.
 
Regarding Town of Niagara Civil War Memorial. Marker is dated 1876 on the front of the base, but later dates are evident on the monument. The sequence of pictures of names on the monument corresponds with the names transposed onto this panel. The pictures of names proceed from front counter-clockwise.
 
Also see . . .
1. Niagara Falls State Park - New York State Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation.
Town of Niagara Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 7, 2014
6. Town of Niagara Civil War Memorial
Left side
(Submitted on July 8, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
2. Peter A. Porter (Colonel) - Wikipedia. (Submitted on July 8, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Town of Niagara Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 7, 2014
7. Town of Niagara Civil War Memorial
Left side base
Front View Town of Niagara Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 7, 2014
8. Front View Town of Niagara Civil War Memorial
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 7, 2014
9. Town of Niagara Civil War Memorial
Left side looking north
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 7, 2014
10. Town of Niagara Civil War Memorial
Distant view from within the park
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By Anton Schwarzmueller, July 7, 2014
11. Town of Niagara Civil War Memorial
View from Prospect Street near the Comfort Inn. The marker can be partially seen to the left of the tree with the orange cone in front. Prospect Street is one way, this direction. The southern segment of the Niagara Scenic Parkway from I-190 dumps into Prospect Street at the end.
Peter A. Porter Portrait image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, May 26, 2014
12. Peter A. Porter Portrait
Col. Porter is named on this marker. This portrait hangs in the Wilson, NY depot, which houses the Wilson Historical Society; see the "Hojack Park" Marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 12, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 8, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 458 times since then and 88 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12. submitted on July 8, 2014, by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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