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Maine Civil War Monuments

Camden (Conway Monument)

Town/County:  Camden/Knox  Name:  Conway Monument
Location: Elm Street and School Street  
Type:  Boulder with plaque Materials: Granite, Bronze
Date Erected: 1906 Date Dedicated: August 30, 1906
Maker/Sculptor: Source of Funding: Town of Camden, Maine Loyal Legion
Principal inscriptions: William Conway/Quartermaster U. S. Navy/A Native Of Camden/On Duty At The Pensacola Navy Yard, January 12, 1861/Was Ordered To Haul Down The American Flag/In Token Of Surrender/He Indignantly Refused/Honoring His Sturdy Loyalty/The Town Of Camden Erects This Boulder/To His Memory, And/The Maine Commandery Of The Military Order/Of The Loyal Legion Of The United States/Adds This Tablet/1906.
References: John D. Johnson and William Conway, The Conway Celebration, Portland, 1906
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Post card, 1911