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Maine Civil War Monuments


Town/County:  Union/Knox  
Location: Town Common  
Type:  Soldier Materials: Black granite from George Green's quarry, South Thomaston; white granite
Date Erected: Date Dedicated: July 4, 1888
Maker/Sculptor: Statue by E. J. Miller of South Thomaston, base by James Dornan of Union Source of Funding: $1,500: $490 from the Town of Union, private contributions raised by the Cooper Post, G.A.R. and the Cooper Women's Relief Corps
Principal inscriptions: The Citizens Of Union Honor/Their Dead Who Fell In The/War 1861-1865/J. Dornan/Union 1888
References: Rockland Opinion, July 6, 1888; Union Past and Present, Union, 1898, p. 44.
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Photograph by William A. Bessey, c.1890

Post card, c.1910