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Maine Civil War Monuments


Town/County:  Westbrook/Cumberland  
Location: Riverbank Park, Main Street  
Type:  Soldier Materials: Barre, Vermont granite, bronze
Date Erected: 1917 Date Dedicated: July 4, 1917
Maker/Sculptor: Granite base made by Charles Ames of Westbrook, bronze statue by Alice Ruggles Kitson of Quincy, Massachusetts cast by the Gorham Manufacturing Company of Providence, Rhode Island and New York. Source of Funding: Monument Association
Principal inscriptions: Westbrook/Honors Her Sons and Daughters/Who Strove By Their/Loyalty Self-Sacrifice and/Devotion to Preserve and/Cement the Union in the/Days of the Civil War/1861-1865
References: Daily Eastern Argus, July 5, 1917
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Post card, c.1920