An effort to catalog, photograph, research and promote the history of the Bay State’s Civil War monuments.
The Massachusetts Civil War Monuments Project is an informal, collaborative effort to catalog, photograph and research the Civil War monuments in each Massachusetts town.
Location: City Common, corner of Front and Church Streets Coordinates: 42°15’44.0″N 71°48’00.2″W Date dedicated: July 15, 1874 Architect/contractor/sculptor: Randolph Rogers, designer and sculptor; James G. Batterson, granite cutting and fabrication; Royal Foundry of Munich, founder; Elbridge, Boyden & Son, construction; Mann, Bigelow & Gosling, construction of base. Number of names: 398 men who died in…
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