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.
The third-largest city in the Commonwealth has no fewer than four monuments dedicated to those who served in the Civil War. In addition to a city-wide monument in Court Square, some impressive monuments were also placed at the veterans burial plots in at least three cemeteries. The monuments will be discussed here in chronological order.…
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