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Maine Civil War Monuments


Town/County:  Wilton/Franklin  
Location: Town Square  
Type:  Soldier Materials: North Gray, Quincy granite
Date Erected: 1912 Date Dedicated: September, 1912
Maker/Sculptor: Lewiston Monumental Works, J. P. Murphy, manager Source of Funding: $2,000, E. W. Woodman Post, Women's Relief Corps and Citizens of Wilton
Principal inscriptions: In Honor of The/Men of Wilton/Who Braved Danger/Endured Hardship/Faced Death To/Preserve The/Nation/1861-1865/Erected By The E. W. Woodman/Post W. R. C./And Citizens/Of Wilton/1912
References: Industrial Journal, Bangor, May, 1912, p. 5; September, 1912; Ruth Adamo, A History of the Town of Wilton, 1971, p. 49
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Post card, 1918