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Henry Merritt Camp Memorial


Located in Salem’s Greenlawn Cemetery, the Henry Merritt Camp Memorial was dedicated in 1886 in honour of town native Lieutenant Colonel Henry Merritt, who was killed during the Battle of New Bern in April 1862. The Memorial is made from the zinc, or ‘white bronze’, of the Monumental Bronze Company, and features the company’s popular color bearer figure which can be seen in Civil War monuments throughout the United States.


Monument type:

Statue - standing soldier

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Dedication Date:

November 5, 1886

Address:

UK

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Material:
Statue - zinc ('white bronze').
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Creator:
Monumental Bronze Company (manufacturer - Bridgeport, Connecticut)
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Erected by:
Sons of Union Veterans
Funded by:
Sons of Union Veterans
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