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Thirty-Eighth Massachusetts Volunteers

 
 
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By Craig Swain, October 5, 2008
1. Thirty-Eighth Massachusetts Volunteers Memorial
Inscription. (Front):
Thirty-Eighth
Massachusetts Volunteers
our comrades fell
in the
campaigns of 1864.
These lie buried
in the valley
in unknown graves.
Erected Sept. 19th, 1884
Grover's Division - Third Brigade

(North side):
First Sergeant, Oliver R. Walton
Sergeant, Curtis Hobbs
Sergeant, A.J. Stetson
Sergeant, M. H. Marston
Sergeant, Martin G. Childs
Corporal, Theodore Tucker
Corporal, Charles E. Neale
John Connors
Dennis B. Nash

(South side):
Dennis White
Joseph Ripley
Bela Bates
G. Otis Hudson
Lindley Kitchen
George L. Burton
J.M. Fisher Whiting
George H. Pratt
W.H. Dodge

 
Erected 1884 by State of Massachusetts.
 
Location. 39° 11.033′ N, 78° 9.431′ W. Marker is in Winchester, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of National Avenue (Business State Highway 7) and Lincoln Street, on the right when traveling east on National Avenue. Touch for map. Located inside the Winchester National Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 401 National Avenue, Winchester VA 22601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker
Thirty-Eighth Massachusetts Volunteers Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, October 5, 2008
2. Thirty-Eighth Massachusetts Volunteers Memorial
. Thirty-Fourth Massachusetts Infantry (here, next to this marker); 3rd Massachusetts Cavalry (here, next to this marker); 13th Connecticut Volunteer Regiment (a few steps from this marker); 18th Connecticut Volunteer Regiment (a few steps from this marker); 12th Connecticut Volunteer Regiment (a few steps from this marker); Massachusetts (a few steps from this marker); Georgia (within shouting distance of this marker); 6th Army Corps (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winchester.
 
Also see . . .
1. Winchester National Cemetery National Register of Historic Places nomination form. This form includes the text from many of the monuments found in Winchester National Cemetery. (Submitted on March 9, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.) 

2. The Story of the Thirty-Eighth Massachusetts Volunteers. By George W. Powers, 1866. See this book for more information on the 38th. (Submitted on March 9, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 11, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 779 times since then and 18 times this year. Last updated on March 9, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 11, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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