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Memorial to Colonel Fletcher Webster, Manassas, Virginia, circa 1907-1914

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Alternate title:Tablet erected on spot where Colonel Fletcher Webster fell in Second Battle of Manassas, VA
Summary:Tablet erected on spot where Colonel Fletcher Webster fell in Second Battle of Manassas, Virginia, circa 1907-1914. Tablet reads: "In memory of Colonel Fletcher Webster who here fell August 30, 1862 while gallantly leading his regiment, the 12th Mass. volunteers. This memorial was dedicated Oct. 21, 1914 by survivors of his regiment and Fletcher Webster Post, C. A. R. of Brockton, Mass. He gave his life for the principles laid down by his father, Daniel Webster. 'Liberty and union now and forever, one and inseparable.' This boulder was taken from the Webster place, Marshfield, Mass." Postcard number: A53457.
Provider:Curt Teich & Co.
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Illinois
Place of origin – Settlement:Chicago
Temporal subject: 1901-1910
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Manassas
Topical subjects:Monuments & memorials
Webster, Fletcher, 1813-1862
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
Bull Run, 2nd Battle of, Va., 1862
ArchivesUM location:Institute of American Deltiology postcard collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Copyright holder:Public Domain
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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