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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.

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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