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Vermont Civil War Monuments

Manchester (1905)

Memorial

Memorial

IN
Memory
of
The Men
of
Manchester
Who Served in the
Revolutionary War
War of 1812
Mexican War
Civil War

The Manchester soldiers' monument, which was erected by citizens of Manchester in memory of the soldiers from that place who fought in the several wars to make and preserve the Unon, was dedicated there July 4, with full Grand Army ceremonies. Over 2,000 people witnessed the exeercises ... The monument is carved from Woodbury Granite, is 28 feet high, 10 feet at the base, and weighs over 70 tons. The figure is an ideal representation of Ethan Allen... (Caledonian, July 12 1905)

Courtesy of Peter Flood, great-grandson of 1st Lieutenant Jerome B. Hatch, 1st Vermont Cavalry.