Civil War Monument - Portland, ME
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N 43° 39.445 W 070° 15.533
19T E 398490 N 4834593
Quick Description: Marker, more than text, on the monument
Location: Maine, United States
Date Posted: 2/24/2019 9:12:42 AM
Waymark Code: WM104F4
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
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Long Description:

County of monument: Cumberland County
Location of monument: Preble St. & Congress St., Monument Square, Portland
Artist: Franklin Simmons, 1839-1913
Architect: Richard Morris Hunt, 1827-1895
Founder: Fonderia Nelli
Date dedicated: October 28, 1891

Marker Text:

1861 [wreath] 1865
More than four thousand men were enrolled from Portland in the army and navy for the War of the Rebellion. More than three hundred were killed in battle or died in service. Honor and grateful remembrance to the dead, equal honor to those who, daring to die, survived.

Address and /or location:
2 Monument Square
Preble St. & Congress St.,
Portland, ME USA
04101


Who put it there (Sponsor): The Army Navy Society & Portland Soldiers and Sailors Monument Association

Date (Erected or Dediated): October 28, 1891

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2) Some new insight to the history, and/or your personal experience finding the site.
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