Soldier's Monument, Mystic CT

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Description

Gelatin glassplate negative by Everett A. Scholfield.  Shows the Soldier's Monument in Mystic, CT.  Side of monument showing in photograph reads "ANTIETAM" and "DEDICATED TO THE BRAVE SONS OF MYSTIC, WHO OFFERED THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY, IN THE WAR OF THE REBELLION, 1861-1865."  

The monument was built in 1883 and currently stands at the intersections of East Main Street and Broadway Avenue in Mystic.