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Essex in Essex County, Massachusetts — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Essex Massachusetts Soldiers’ Monument

 
 
Essex Massachusetts Confederate Soldier's Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
By James R. Murray, August 24, 2016
1. Essex Massachusetts Confederate Soldier's Monument Marker
Main inscription
Inscription.
To the 186 loyal sons of Essex
1861 who fought for the Union. 1865
Erected through the efforts of W.R.C. No. 114.

Antietam Wilderness Cedar Creek

Appomattox Ressaca Port Hudson Gettysburg

New Orleans Mobile Fort Sumter

Bull Run Fair Oaks Newbern Malvern Hill

 
Erected 1905 by W.R.C. No. 114.
 
Location. 42° 37.905′ N, 70° 46.971′ W. Marker is in Essex, Massachusetts, in Essex County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Martin Street (Massachusetts Route 22) and Shepard Drive. Touch for map. Marker is behind the Essex Town Hall, which is undergoing a major renovation project. It abuts a construction barrier, and can't be seen from the street. Marker is at or near this postal address: 24 Martin Street, Essex MA 01929, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Herbert Goodhue War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Knowlton Moore Memorial Playground (within shouting distance of this marker); Shipyard of 1668 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Shipbuilders Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Free School (approx. 0.4 miles away); John Wise House (approx. one mile away); Masconomet Sagamore of the Agawams (approx. 1.9 miles away); Ipswich Massachusetts War Memorial (approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Essex.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 25, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 24, 2016, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida. This page has been viewed 234 times since then and 26 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on August 24, 2016, by James R. Murray of Elkton, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
 
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