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Alton in Belknap County, New Hampshire — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Alton New Hampshire Civil War Memorial

 
 
Alton New Hampshire Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By James R. Murray, August 11, 2016
1. Alton New Hampshire Civil War Memorial
Main inscription
Inscription.
Main inscription
Dedicated to the memory of those who enlisted from Alton in the War of 1861-65. Died in defense of their country and sleep in unknown graves. Erected by M.H. Savage Post GAR

Side 1
Issac C. Rollins Died at Yorktown • Josiah J. Place Died at Hilton Head • Thomas B. Wentworth Died at Tortucus • Samuel J. Watson Died at Carrollton • George Allen Died at New York • Leroy A. Couch Died at Salisbury • George W. Colbath Died at Fort Jefferson

Side 2
James M. Straw Died of wounds at Cold Harbor • Joseph H. Peavey Died of wounds at Cold Harbor • Codswell U. Place Died of wounds at Potomac Creek • George W. Ham Died at Falmouth • Ira E. Place Died at Frederick City

Side 3
James M. Jones Killed at Chancellorsville • Benjamin F. Colbath Killed at Chancellorsville • Charles M. Gilman Killed at Chancellorsville • William P. Watson Killed at Cold Harbor • Albert C. Jones Killed at Gettysburg • Sullivan Kingman Killed at Gettysburg • William E. Burgin Killed at Potomac Creek
 
Erected by MH Savage Post GAR.
 
Location. 43° 27.371′ N, 71° 13.249′ W. Marker is in Alton, New Hampshire, in Belknap County. Marker is on Main Street (Route 11), on the right

Alton New Hampshire Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By James R. Murray, August 11, 2016
2. Alton New Hampshire Civil War Memorial
Side 1 inscription
when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is one of three war memorials on the right side as you drive through the town of Alton NH. Marker is in this post office area: Alton NH 03809, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 6 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Alton NH World War I Honor Roll Memorial (here, next to this marker); Alton New Hampshire WW II /Korean War Honor Roll Memorial (here, next to this marker); Alton New Hampshire Viet Nam Conflict Honor Roll (here, next to this marker); Alton Bay Transportation Center (approx. 1½ miles away); New Durham Meeting House (approx. 5.1 miles away); The Loyal Men of Wolfeboro (approx. 8.9 miles away).
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Alton New Hampshire Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By James R. Murray, August 11, 2016
3. Alton New Hampshire Civil War Memorial
Side 2 inscription
Alton New Hampshire Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By James R. Murray, August 11, 2016
4. Alton New Hampshire Civil War Memorial
Side 3 Inscription
Alton New Hampshire Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By James R. Murray, August 11, 2016
5. Alton New Hampshire Civil War Memorial
Long view of memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 12, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 11, 2016, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida. This page has been viewed 198 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 11, 2016, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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