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In Stockbridge, Massachusetts, the town's war memorial is dedicated.

Dedication of the Soldiers' Monument, Stockbridge, Massachusetts, October 17, 1866, artist's impression, detail.
10/17/1866

Only the second Soldiers' Monument in western Massachusetts was dedicated at Stockbridge in Berkshire County on this day.  The twenty-four foot high memorial, located in the public square, bore the names of the twenty-seven men from the town who had died in the war. Governor Alexander Bulloch attended and Henry Sedgewick of New York, a relative of one of the dead, gave the oration. (By John Osborne)

Source Citation: 

"Soldiers' Monument at Stockbridge, Massachusetts," Harper's Weekly Magazine, November 3, 1866, p. 702.

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