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Albany Soldiers & Sailors Memorial<br>(<i>southwest side • marker visible at base of monument</i>) image, Touch for more information
By Cosmos Mariner, August 19, 2019
Albany Soldiers & Sailors Memorial
(southwest side • marker visible at base of monument)
1New York, Albany County, Albany — Albany Soldiers and Sailors Memorial
Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Commission of the City of Albany, New York Mayors Charles H. Gaus • Henry F. Snyder • James B. McEwan Commissioner of Public Works Wallace Greenalch Commissioners * John S. McEwan * John L. Newman • Peter Kinnear * . . . Map (db m144262) WM
2New York, Albany County, Albany — General Philip Henry Sheridan Monument
Philip Henry Sheridan, General United States Army. Born Albany NY. March 6th 1831, Died Nonquitt Mass. August 5th, 1888. Erected by the citizens of Albany and the state of New York under chapter 100 of the laws of 1914. Commissioners: Governors . . . Map (db m95584) WM
3New York, Albany County, Albany — Lincoln in Albany
"I hold myself without mock modesty, the humblest of all individuals that have ever been elevated to the Presidency....You have generously tendered me the united support of the great Empire State." - Abraham Lincoln speaking to the New York . . . Map (db m5191) HM
4New York, Albany County, Albany — Lincoln Mourned
"The face had an expression of absolute content, of relief, at throwing off a burden such as few men have been called upon to bear --- a burden which few men could have borne." - Recollections of New York Secretary of State Chauncey M. Depew. . . . Map (db m5192) HM
5New York, Albany County, Albany — Parading and Promenading
This straight path, sometimes known as the "Knox Street Mall", is the only portion of Washington Park that follows the pattern of the surrounding urban grid. It marks the west side of what was known as Middle or Washington Square. This . . . Map (db m144256) HM
6New York, Albany County, Altamont — 276 — Henry Crounse
Union Army Captain NY 91st Regiment Co. D Lived and Farmed on this Site from ca. 1822 Until his Death in 1901 Map (db m128002) HM
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7New York, Albany County, Cohoes — Cohoes Tribute
This monument is dedicated to the Men of Cohoes who on land or on sea risked their lives that this Nation might endureMap (db m131753) WM
8New York, Albany County, Watervliet — Civil War Parrott Rifle
10 Pounder Rifle From Watervliet Arsenal Designed By Robert P. Parrott and Cast at The West Point Foundry. Used by the Union Forces These Guns were Mounted on Carriages Made at Watervliet Arsenal Where Ammunition was also Made. This . . . Map (db m7299) HM
9New York, Allegany County, Belfast — Belfast Civil War Monument
(front) In honor of our soldiers the defenders of the Union Civil War 1861 - 1865 Gettysburg (right) Sixth New York Cavalry Five Forks (rear) Enlisted from Allen, N.Y. Wilderness (left) First . . . Map (db m75785) WM
10New York, Allegany County, Belmont — Town of Amity Civil War Monument
(front) Erected by the citizens of Amity 1861-1865 (right) In memory of the men of the township (rear) who offered their lives to their country (left) in order that their country . . . Map (db m75782) WM
11New York, Allegany County, Houghton — To Civil War Veterans of Caneadea New York
albert andrews • benjamin f. andrews • charles b. alfred • daniel blake • col. lyasander burr • fred a. burr • henry l. bigelow • hugh p. bennett • andrew banister • milford butler • crandall bacon • beerly bacon • benson bacon • columbus balcom • . . . Map (db m157247) WM
12New York, Bronx County, Bronx, East Bronx — Fort Schuyler
With the development of the steamship, the reefs and rapids of Hell Gate no longer provided natural protection for New York City. Fort Schuyler and Fort Totten, on the opposite shore, were built to defend it against attack from Long Island Sound. . . . Map (db m193307) HM
13New York, Broome County, Binghamton — Camp Susquehanna
Near this spot, Col. David Ireland trained the 137th NY. They defended the right flank on Culp's Hill at Gettysburg, contributing to Union victory in the battle & Civil War.Map (db m198178) HM
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14New York, Broome County, Binghamton — Frederick Douglass — (1818-1895)
A self-educated escaped slave and an American abolitionist and reformer, he firmly believed in the equality of all people, regardless of race or sex. "The life of a nation is secure only while the nation is honest, truthful, and . . . Map (db m197919) HM
15New York, Broome County, Binghamton — Heroic Sons
This monument is the tribute of Broome County to her heroic sons who served in defence of The Union. 1861 - 1865.Map (db m198170) WM
16New York, Cattaraugus County, Allegany — 520 — Oscar F. Wilber
Civil War private buried here. Died in 1863 from wounds rec'd at Chancellorsville. Subject of Walt Whitman's 1864 essay "A New York Soldier".Map (db m132668) HM
17New York, Cattaraugus County, Little Valley — 496 — War Memorial
Bldg. dedicated Sept. 7, 1914 to honor the nearly 3,500 Cattaraugus County citizens who served in the Army and Navy during the Civil War.Map (db m132670) WM
18New York, Cattaraugus County, Olean — Grand Army of the Republic — 1861-1865
Erected to the memory of the G.A.R. by the Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil WarMap (db m153723) WM
19New York, Cattaraugus County, Salamanca — In Memory of Our Dead Comrades
In Memory of Our Dead ComradesMap (db m89104) WM
20New York, Cayuga County, Auburn — Dedicated to the Memory of William H. Seward
Dedicated to the Memory of William H. Seward who as a young Auburn lawyer practiced law in Cayuga County Court House. He rose to become governor of New York, United States Senator, Secretary of State under Lincoln and Johnson. He was Lincoln's . . . Map (db m88355) HM
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21New York, Cayuga County, Auburn — In Memory of Harriet Tubman
In memory of Harriet Tubman. Born a slave in Maryland about 1821. Died in Auburn, N.Y. March 10th, 1913. Called the "Moses" of her people during the Civil War. With rare courage, she led over three hundred negroes up from slavery to freedom and . . . Map (db m88356) HM
22New York, Cayuga County, Auburn — Memorial to Cayuga County Soldiers and Sailors
Memorial to Cayuga County Soldiers and Sailors of the Civil War, 1861 1865. Friends around me fell like drops of rain. Twas there many noble ones were slain. Their mangled corpes strewned the grass with none to care since life was passed. Each . . . Map (db m88392) WM
23New York, Cayuga County, Auburn — The Medal of Honor — USN, USMC, USCG, US ARMY, USAF
The Medal of Honor is the highest military decoration awarded by the United States Government. It is bestowed by the President in the name of Congress and is conferred only upon members of the United States Armed Forces who distinguish themselves . . . Map (db m88220) WM
24New York, Cayuga County, Auburn — William H. Seward — 1801 - 1872
"How through these years in silence thou hast borne the cruel doubt, the slanders of debate, the assassin's knife, and keener blade of scorn, wielded by party in its narrow hate: How could'st thou pause each step to vindicate of thy . . . Map (db m88395) HM
25New York, Cayuga County, Summerhill — 235 — Early Cemetery
Known as Summerhill Cemetery burials from 1806-1905 final resting place of soldiers who served in Revolutionary & Civil WarsMap (db m133165) HM
26New York, Cayuga County, Throop — Home of Gen. John S. Clark
Home of Gen. John S. Clark Born 1823. Died 1912. Civil engineer, historian, Civil War officer and first Supervisor of Throop. Map (db m87936) HM
27New York, Chautauqua County, Dunkirk — Dedicated to Corporal Cyrus W. James
Dedicated to Corporal Cyrus W. James 9th New York Cavalry Company G Enlisted at Dunkirk, NY September 26, 1861 at age 22 Killed July 1, 1863 at Gettysburg, PA, and was the first Union Soldier to succumb in that great battle. His body rests . . . Map (db m118924) WM
28New York, Chautauqua County, Dunkirk — 311 — Sarah Sinfield
Sarah Sinfield Civil War nurse awarded pension for devoted service. Lived here with husband William, veteran & asst. lighthouse keeper 1874-1885. Map (db m117513) HM
29New York, Chautauqua County, Fredonia — Alonzo Hereford Cushing — Brevet Lt. Col. — Battery A — 4th U.S. Artillery —
Resident of Fredonia, NY who graduated from Wet Point in June of 1861 and died defending "The Angle" at The Battle of Gettysburg on July 3, 1863. Grandson of Town of Pomfret founder Judge Zattu Cushing "Faithful unto death" . . . Map (db m188969) WM
30New York, Chautauqua County, Fredonia — Commander William B. Cushing
USN In memory of Commander William B. Cushing 1842-1874 The sinking of the Confederate Ram Albemarle Oct. 27, 1864 by Lt. Cushing.Map (db m117563) HM
31New York, Chautauqua County, Hanover — The Lincoln Maple
The Lincoln Maple This maple was planted in 1865 after Pres. Lincoln was assassinated. Schoolchildren from this Balltown school, built in 1820, planted it. Map (db m105654) HM
32New York, Chautauqua County, Mina — Ebenezer Skellie — Civil War Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient — Reported missing
Corporal Co. D 112 NY Infantry. Congressional Medal of Honor awarded 29 September 1864 for battle of New Market Heights Chapins Farm, Virginia. Buried in Mina Cemetery.Map (db m62854) WM
33New York, Chautauqua County, Sherman — To the Perpetual Memory
Antietam To the perpetual memory of the defenders of the Union in the wars of 1776, 1812, and Civil War 1861-1865. Revolutionary War. Dutton, Moses War of 1812. Corse, Cyrus; Cross, George; Eades, Elisha A.; Eastman, Daniel; Graham, Aretus . . . Map (db m117538) WM
34New York, Chemung County, Elmira — 107th New York Volunteers — 1861-1865
(Front):107 N.Y. Vols. Antietam Chancellorsville Gettysburg Resaca New Hope Church 1861-1865 (Left Side):Pine Knob Culp's Farm Kenesaw Mountain Peach Tree Creek Siege of Atlanta (Right Side):Sherman's March Siege of . . . Map (db m32322) HM
35New York, Chemung County, Elmira — A National Cemetery System
Civil War Dead An estimated 700,000 Union and Confederate soldiers died in the Civil War between April 1861 and April 1865. As the death toll rose, the U.S. government struggled with the urgent but unplanned need to bury fallen Union . . . Map (db m90119) HM
36New York, Chemung County, Elmira — Address by President Lincoln — At the Dedication of The Gettysburg National Cemetery — November 19, 1863 —
Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.           Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that . . . Map (db m114217) HM
37New York, Chemung County, Elmira — Civil War Monument
Dedicated to the soldiers who trained at Camp Rathbun May 1861 - 1864 and the Confederate prisoners of war incarcerated at Camp Chemung July 1864 - July 1865 Flagstaff located inside main entrance to the camp N.W. corner of property at 722 Winsor . . . Map (db m32244) HM
38New York, Chemung County, Elmira — Confederate Burials — Woodlawn National Cemetery
Between July 1864 and August 1865, 2973 Confederate soldiers were buried here with kindness and respect, by John W. Jones, a runaway slave. They have remained in these hallowed grounds of Woodlawn National Cemetery by family choice because of the . . . Map (db m32239) HM
39New York, Chemung County, Elmira — Confederate Burials in the National Cemetery
Elmira Prison Camp Overcrowding at the military prison at Point Lookout, Maryland, led the U.S. Army to establish Elmira Military Prison in May 1864. Elmira, New York, initially a rendezvous point for enlisting Union soldiers, had barracks, . . . Map (db m90076) HM
40New York, Chemung County, Elmira — Confederate Soldiers Memorial — Elmira New York
In Memory of The Confederate Soldiers in the War Between the States who died in Elmira Prison and lie buried here erected by the United Daughters of the Confederacy November 6, 1937Map (db m32179) HM
41New York, Chemung County, Elmira — Elmira Prison Camp 1864 - 1865
This was the site of Elmira Prison Camp, established in 1864 to hold Confederate prisoners of the Civil War. When the war started in 1861, it was Barracks No. 3 of the Upstate Draft Rendezvous where Union soldiers were housed and trained. It was . . . Map (db m32303) HM
42New York, Chemung County, Elmira — Elmira Prison Camp 1864-65 — Civil War
12,123 Confederate soldiers were held on 30 acres from here, east Ό mile and south to the Chemung RiverMap (db m31365) HM
43New York, Chemung County, Elmira — John W. Jones
c. 1817 - 1900 escaped slave stationmaster Underground Railroad. Guided 860 to freedom. Buried 2973 CSA soldiers at Woodlawn National Cemetery with dignity.Map (db m195322) HM
44New York, Chemung County, Elmira — Old Second Street Cemetery
1838-1919 here are buried pioneers, and soldiers of the Revolutionary War, War of 1812 and the Union ArmyMap (db m43937) HM
45New York, Chemung County, Elmira — Shohola Railroad Accident Memorial
(Federal Side): Erected by the United Statesto the memory of the following soldiers, privates in the Eleventh Veteran Reserve Corps. Comprising the Union guard who were killed with their Confederate prisoners of war in the railroad . . . Map (db m32180) HM
46New York, Chemung County, Elmira — Upon This Spot Stood The Original Flagstaff
Upon this spot stood the original flagstaff at the entrance of Camp Rathbun 1861-Spring 1864 and the Elmira Prison Camp known as Camp Chemung July 1864 - July 1865 May 3, 1992Map (db m195371) HM
47New York, Chemung County, Elmira — Woodlawn National Cemetery
Elmira Military Depot On April 15, 1861, President Abraham Lincoln issued a call for volunteers to put down the Confederate rebellion. Three days later, New York Gov. Edwin G. Morgan appealed for 13,280 troops to fill the state's quota of . . . Map (db m90151) HM
48New York, Chenango County, Bainbridge — Bainbridge New York Civil War Memorial — To The Brave — 1861-1865 —
Erected In Memory Of Those Who Gave Their Lives To Save Their Country By The Hon Henry A. Clark The muffled drums sad roll has beat The soldier's last tattoo, No more on life's parade shall meet The brave and fallen few. On . . . Map (db m146630) WM
49New York, Chenango County, Columbus — Columbus Memorial
Columbus Memorial Columbus named by Dr. Tracy Robinson First settlement by Col. Converse on lot 44 in 1781. Revolutionary Soldiers buried in Columbus Church, C. Church, J. Dennison, J.P. Howard, T. Kinney, N. Loomis, . . . Map (db m168968) WM
50New York, Chenango County, Greene — Greene Civil War Memorial — 1861-1865
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51New York, Chenango County, Guilford — 626 — Walter A. Baldwin
Moved to Georgia 1852 and conscripted in Confederate Army 1864. Taken prisoner 1865 and died of disease 1 month after release. Buried here.Map (db m148983) HM
52New York, Chenango County, Sherburne — Sherburne Civil War Monument
Erected 1881 by Dr. Devillo White in memory of the brave soldiers who lost their lives in putting down the Southern Rebellion. (names of soldiers and battles)Map (db m168758) WM
53New York, Clinton County, Ausble Chasm — 687 — Herbert Estes
Resided here 1885-1916. Machinist, inventor, mill owner & church leader. Union soldier diarist while prisoner during Civil War.Map (db m204229) HM
54New York, Columbia County, Ancram — Ancram's Civil War Veterans — Honor Roll — 1861-1865 —
Belcher, John A. • Bell, Charles M. • Brandt, Phillip • Brooks, Henry • Brown, John • Butts, James • Butts, Robert • Byrne, John • Card, Roland • Card, Walter • Carl, John • Dayis, Isaac • Decker, Jacob • George, Charles . . . Map (db m140120) WM
55New York, Columbia County, Hudson — 128th New York State Volunteer Infantry
Here in 1862 the 128th. New York State Volunteer Infantry, the Columbia-Dutchess Regiment was organized. It served in the Union Army until 1865.Map (db m118548) HM
56New York, Cortland County, Cortland — Civil War Memorial
Centennial offering of Cortland County, to the memory of those who fought in defense of the Union. 1861. 1865.Map (db m126614) WM
57New York, Cortland County, Cortland — Cortland County Civil War Honored Dead
Civil War Cortland County Killed in Action [Roll of Honored Dead]Map (db m126619) WM
58New York, Cortland County, Homer — 289 — Birthplace of Dr. James Henry Salisbury
Dr. James Henry Salisbury 1823. Pioneer in germ theory research. Invented salisbury steak to combat illness in Civil War soldiers.Map (db m128005) HM
59New York, Cortland County, Homer — Civil War Memorial
In memory of the Soldiers & Sailors buried here who fought to save the Union 1861---1865Map (db m141471) WM
60New York, Cortland County, Homer — Eli DeVoe
Born here in log cabin Member U.S. Secret Service Detected and frustrated a plot to kill LincolnMap (db m159442) HM
61New York, Cortland County, Homer — William Osborn Stoddard
Assistant personal secretary to President Lincoln Born here September 24, 1835 Died in NJ August 29, 1925Map (db m154506) HM
62New York, Cortland County, Marathon — Civil War Memorial
Dedicated May 30, 1893, to the memory of those who fought for the preservation of the Union. 1861 — 1865 Comrades G.A.R. - F.C. & L. - W.R.CMap (db m131032) WM
63New York, Delaware County, Delhi — Delaware County Civil War Memorial — Soldiers' Monument
Erected by the people of Delaware County In grateful remembrance of those Who served their Country in the Civil War And who have defended The American Flag (List of Battles) Gettysburg Antietam Wilderness Cold Harbor . . . Map (db m137663) WM
64New York, Delaware County, Delhi — The 144th Regiment
N.Y. Vol. Inf. organized in Delaware County. Mustered into the Union Army Sept. 27, 1862 at Camp Delaware located on the flats below Delhi.Map (db m93300) HM
65New York, Dutchess County, Pawling — John L. Worden — Reported missing
Commander of the Monitor, against the Confederate Ram, Merrimac. Hampton Roads, Mar. 9, 1862; Rear Admiral, U.S.N. is buried here.Map (db m63935) HM
66New York, Dutchess County, Pawling — Pawling World War I and Civil War Memorial
[ West Side ] Roll of Honor To Honor the Pawling Men Who Served in the World War This Tablet is Erected By The Inhabitants of the Town 1917 – 1919 Akin, Albert John • Alfredson, David • Anderson, Edward . . . Map (db m24655) HM
67New York, Dutchess County, Poughkeepsie — Brev't. Maj. Louis McLane Hamilton — Capt. 7 U.S. Cavalry — Aged 24 Years —
Son of Philip & Rebecca Hamilton. Killed in the Battle of the Washita Nov. 27, 1868, "while gallantly leading his command." "A little while, and ye shall see me." ————————————————————————— Born July 21, 1844 at the City of New York; . . . Map (db m210636) HM WM
68New York, Dutchess County, Poughkeepsie — Civil War Memorial
Dedicated by Hamilton-Sleight Post Grand Army of the Republic 1923 to the memory of their comrades in the Civil War 1861 - 1865 ——————————————————— "The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here; but it can . . . Map (db m210624) WM
69New York, Dutchess County, Poughkeepsie — Poughkeepsie Civil War Memorial
[ west side ] Memorial To the Patriotism of the Men of Dutchess and Columbia Counties Who served in the 128th Regiment in the Civil War 1861 – 1865 ---------- Till the fame of our fathers Has melted away, Till the . . . Map (db m37638) HM
70New York, Dutchess County, Poughkeepsie — Soldiers Memorial Fountain
[ east side ] Soldiers Memorial Fountain [ south side ] To The Patriot Dead [ north side ] April 12th, 1861 April 9th, 1865 [ west side ] Restored / Rededicated   P.U.R.A Nov. 11, 1977 . . . Map (db m37779) HM
71New York, Dutchess County, Stanfordville — Freedom Square Park
Dedicated to the 140 Civil War soldiers of Stanford “Our cause is a good and just one” Talmadge Wood, 156th N.Y. Vol. Inf. Mortally Wounded at Gettysburg July 3, 1863Map (db m105603) WM
72New York, Erie County, Akron — In Honor of Those Who Fought
In honor of those who fought and died, of those who fought and lived.Map (db m75078) WM
73New York, Erie County, Alden — Secession & Reunion
It is believed that the residents of Town Line, NY met at the schoolhouse near this marker following the outbreak of the American Civil War in 1861 and voted 80-45 to secede from the Union. The story is undocumented and their reasons are unknown. . . . Map (db m118944) HM
74New York, Erie County, Buffalo — "...With Liberty and Justice for All." — Buffalo History and Architecture — Niagara Square East —
The vista along Court Street from Niagara Square to Lafayette Square embraces a continuum of human struggle for freedom and justice. In the center of the vista stands a monument to the soldiers and sailors who perished in the war to preserve the . . . Map (db m92834) HM
75New York, Erie County, Buffalo — Brigadier General Albert James Myer — "Old Probabilities" — September 20, 1828* - August 24, 1880 —
Born in Newburgh, NY, raised in Buffalo, Geneva College 1847, University of Buffalo 1851, Telegraph operator, U.S. Navy assistant surgeon, invented motion telgraphy, U.S. Army Signal Corps founder, Civil War meteorologist, U.S. Weather Bureau . . . Map (db m65476) HM
76New York, Erie County, Buffalo — Buffalo’s Irish Regiment — The 155th New York State Volunteers
. . . Map (db m75841) WM
77New York, Erie County, Buffalo — Commemoration for African American Soldiers of the American Civil War
African Americans have fought in each of America's great conflicts, the early colonial wars, the Revolutionary War and the War of 1812. However, until the Civil War, African Americans were never offically included in the military establishment of . . . Map (db m81194) WM
78New York, Erie County, Buffalo — General Daniel Davidson Bidwell
Commanding Third Brigade, Second Division, Sixth Corps. Killed at Cedar Creek, Virginia, October 19, 1864. This statue was erected and presented to the City of Buffalo through funds raised by the General Daniel Davidson Bidwell Memorial . . . Map (db m80407) WM
79New York, Erie County, Buffalo — In Memory of 100th New York Volunteer Infantry — 1861 Civil War 1865
Battles and losses from "Fox's History of the Rebellion", Yorktown, Williamsburg, Fair Oaks, Bottoms Bridge, White Oak Swamp, Malvern Hill, Virginia; Folly Island, Cole's Island, Morris Island, Night Assault on Fort Wagner, Siege of Fort Wagner, . . . Map (db m80021) WM
80New York, Erie County, Buffalo — Soldiers & Sailors Monument
The city has built this monument in grateful remembrance of the soldiers and sailors who in the war to maintain the Union, laid down their lives in the cause of their country and of mankind. The coming generations taught by their example will . . . Map (db m92913) WM
81New York, Erie County, Buffalo — The Fenian Invasion of 1866
The Fenian Brotherhood was a group of Irish Nationalists founded in the United States in 1858 with the goal of creating an Irish Republic. In this vicinity, from the docks of the Pratt Iron Works, on the night of June 1st, 1866, the Fenians . . . Map (db m140705) HM
82New York, Erie County, Buffalo — This Monument Honors the Soldiers and Sailors
1881 This monument honors the soldiers and sailors buried here who fought to save the Union, 1861-1865. [east side]Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty. One country one flag. Committee on Removal, 1904. John D. Lieb, Chairman; Charles M. . . . Map (db m81201) WM
83New York, Erie County, Buffalo — To Commemorate the Gallantry of
To commemorate the gallantry of ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ the officers and enlisted men of the thirteenth regiment U.S. Infantry in the campaign against Santiago de Cuba. First at San Juan Hill, July 1st 1898 as they were at . . . Map (db m80364) WM
84New York, Erie County, Buffalo — Trees Planted November 30, 1925
Tree planted November 30, 1925 by Wm. Richardson Woman’s Relief Corps No. 59 Auxiliary to the Grand Army of the Republic in honor of Bidwell-Wilkenson Post No. 9 Grand Army of the Republic; Bidwell Post No. 9 organized April 1, 1870; J.W. . . . Map (db m138864) WM
85New York, Erie County, Buffalo — William McKinley
[west side] William McKinley was elected to Congress as a representative from Ohio in 1876, '78, '80, '82, '84, '86, '88, was elected Governor of Ohio in 1891 and 1893 and President of the United States in 1896 and 1900. [south side] William . . . Map (db m92791) HM
86New York, Erie County, Clarence — To Commemorate
1861 To Commemorate 1961 the patriotism of the men of Clarence who served in the Civil War. This stone has been placed and a red maple tree planted in grateful appreciation.Map (db m209852) WM
87New York, Erie County, Eden — Col. Asa Warren
Col. Asa Warren built this house in 1815. Used as underground railroad station during the Civil War.Map (db m94048) HM
88New York, Erie County, Hamburg — The Village of Hamburg — A Timeline of History
[left photos] Street parade, circa 1940. George M. Pierce, President of the village of Hamburg, 1874-76. Hotel Hamburg was built on the site of the old B.M. Fish Dry Goods Store after it burned in 1917. 1798 - Joseph Ellicott, a land agent for . . . Map (db m82502) HM
89New York, Erie County, Lancaster — To Commemorate the Bravery
To commemorate the bravery of the soldiers and sailors of the Civil War Erected in 1912 under the auspices of the Lancaster Circle 67 Ladies of the G.A.R.Map (db m75222) WM
90New York, Erie County, Lancaster — Town Line, N.Y.
N.E. corner of the intersection was a school. In the summer of 1861 this mainly German Community voted 85 to 40 to secede from the Union. It was rumored that many men left to join the Confederacy. On October 1945 President Truman advised Town . . . Map (db m118941) HM
91New York, Erie County, Marilla — The 150th Anniversary of the Start of the Civil War
This monument was erected in 2011 to commemorate the 150th anniversary or the start of the Civil War, April 12th, 1861. More than 620,000 soldiers died by the end of the war in 1865, making it the bloodiest conflict ever engaged by the . . . Map (db m133240) WM
92New York, Erie County, Orchard Park — Site of Erastus D. Webster Homestead
The Webster Family were early settlers in this community. Erastus Webster served under Secretary of State Seward in the Cabinet of President Abraham Lincoln. He represented the U.S. Gov't during the transfer of the Confederate emissaries Mason and . . . Map (db m80546) HM
93New York, Erie County, Springville — Our Honored Dead
[front] Our Honored Dead [right] In memory of the defenders of our country 1861-1865 [back] By valor and sacrifice, through unmeasured suffering and death, they preserved the honor and integrity of the nation and maintained the principle of . . . Map (db m80640) WM
94New York, Erie County, Springville — Village of Springville — Western New York Southtowns Scenic Byway — Known by Early Settlers as Fiddlers Green —
Bright Past, Brilliant Future. You are in the center of the Village of Springville, incorporated in 1834 to provide services for the growing manufacturing activities within the Town of Concord. This location was the former site of the Leland House . . . Map (db m80769) HM
95New York, Erie County, Tonawanda — Tonawanda Civil War Memorial
In memory of Soldiers Sailors & Marines of the Civil War of 1861 to 1865Map (db m77386) WM
96New York, Erie County, Wales — In Memory of Wales, NY Veterans
In Memory of Wales, NY veterans KIA - all wars Revolutionary War War of 1812 Civil War: Bela W. Burzette GAR; James D. Edmonds GAR; Wm. H. Edmonds GAR; William Enos GAR; Henry H. Havens GAR; Richard Leigh GAR; Almon Simmonds GAR; Jared Tiffany . . . Map (db m133181) WM
97New York, Erie County, West Seneca — Christian Ulrich
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98New York, Essex County, Crown Point — The Soldiers' Monument
To the memory of the heroic volunteers of Crown Point, who gave their lives as a sacrifice for their country and humanity, in the suppression of the Great Rebellion of 1861-1865. This monument is erected by their grateful fellow . . . Map (db m126316) WM
99New York, Essex County, Elizabethtown — John Brown’s Body
John Brown’s body guarded by local citizens rested in this court house on the night of Dec. 6, 1859 on its way to burial at his home in North Elba.Map (db m136665) HM
100New York, Essex County, Ticonderoga — Streetroad Cemetery
One of the earliest common burying grounds of historic Ticonderoga. Memorialized here are many first settlers, early doctors and supervisors, the town’s first State Senator, veterans of the Revolutionary, 1812, and Civil Wars. Last burial of a Civil . . . Map (db m11711) HM

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