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Soldiers’ Memorial

 
 
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By Dave Pelland, July 21, 2010
1. White Plains Soldiers' Memorial
Inscription. (Front, South):
To the soldiers of White Plains who died in the service of their country in the Civil War 1861-1865.

(Back, North):
Erected by their late comrades and the town of White Plains July 4, 1872.

(East face)
6. N.Y. Heavy Artillery • 1st Lieut. Horton R. Platt Co. C • Sergt. Andrew M. Bocart. Co. B • Corpl. Francis Breckels Co. B • Frank Bleakley Co. B 6 • Joseph T. Hatfield Co. B • Daniel O. Creeno Co. B. 6 • Abraham S. Dobbs Co. B • Simeon See Co. B • Victor M. Collins Co. B • Thomas G.S. Yerks Co .B • Patrick Burns Co. B • Stephen Odell Co. B • William O’Brien Co. B • Adam Fowler Co. K
 
Erected 1872 by Town of White Plains.
 
Location. 41° 2.037′ N, 73° 45.781′ W. Marker is in White Plains, New York, in Westchester County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (Route 119) and South Broadway (Route 122), on the right when traveling east on Main Street. Touch for map. Tibbets Park. Marker is in this post office area: White Plains NY 10601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. White Plains World War I Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of the Birth of New York State
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By Dave Pelland, July 21, 2010
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Cuba Free (approx. half a mile away); Center of Washington’s Army (approx. half a mile away); American Red Cross in Westchester County (approx. 0.6 miles away); Jacob Purdy House (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also named Jacob Purdy House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Jacob Purdy House (1721) (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in White Plains.
 
More about this marker. Zinc infantryman atop a granite base. The front of the monument is largely obscured by a cherry tree.
 
Also see . . .  White Plains Soldiers' Memorial. SIRIS entry for the memorial. (Submitted on August 12, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
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By Dave Pelland, July 21, 2010
3. White Plains Soldiers' Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 11, 2010, by Dave Pelland of Milford, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 725 times since then and 40 times this year. Last updated on January 29, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 11, 2010, by Dave Pelland of Milford, Connecticut. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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