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Marshfield Soldiers' Monument


Located in the Marshfield Hills Cemetery, this Soldiers’ Monument is made entirely of Quincy granite and is comprised of a Union soldier at parade rest atop a trilogy of bases. Its primary inscription memorialises the 21 Marshfield men who died in the Civil War, among whom was Fletcher Webster, son of former Massachusetts senator Daniel Webster. Erected through appropriations by the town’s residents, the monument was erected in 1889 but not dedicated until June 15, 1895.


Monument type:

Statue - standing soldier

Artist:

Edwin C. King & Son of Quincy

Dedication Date:

June 5, 1895 (erected 1889)

Address:

USA

Inscription:

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Conception Date:
Before 1889
Opening Date:
Material:
Quincy granite
Size:
" x " x 204"
Creator:
Edwin C. King & Son of Quincy
Cost / Value:
Erected by:
The Town of Marshfield
Funded by:
The Town of Marshfield (appropriations - $1500)
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