Browse Items (21 total)

  • Subject contains "Soldiers"

Date: 05-06-1898
Description: "The United States declared war against the Kingdom of Spain on April 26, 1898, in response to Spain's oppressive treatment of Cuba and the February 15th destruction of the US battleship 'Maine' in…[More]

Date: ca. 1900 - 1939
Description: "According to the 'History of the Richardson Light Guard,' the military company was formed after a discussion involving three workers at Thomas Emerson's Sons shoe manufacturing business in September…[More]

Date: 04-07-1917
Description: "Company A, Sixth Regiment, was mustered into service at 9:30 p.m. on April 6, 1917. Soon after they were mustered into service, a call came into Captain Edward J. Connelly to hold the company in…

Date: 1898
Description: "This year marks the 100th anniversary of the Spanish-American War which was declared on April 26, 1898. This action followed Spain's oppressive treatment of Cuba's struggle for independence since…

Creator: Richardson, Solon O.
Description: "The first militia organized in Wakefield was a train-band known as the Reading Infantry Company, established in 1644, one year earlier than the Great and General Court order of 1645 which ordered all…[More]

Date: 06-17-1902
Description: "Thousands of Wakefield residents and friends turned out for the dedication of the monument, made possible by a bequest of $10,000 in the will of Mrs. Harriet N. Flint. In her will, Mrs. Flint…

Date: ca. 1895
Description: "The Richardson Light Guard has a long and colorful history in Wakefield. Chartered in 1851, Company A, Sixth Regiment M.V.M. took as its local name 'the Richardson Light Guard' in honor of Dr. Solon…[More]

Creator: Howard, Loea Parker
Date: 1934
Description: View title in the Internet Archive

Creator: Gerry, Joan
Date: 2011
Description: These photo mashups show Joan Gerry, who posed as a child astride one of the cannons at the foot of the Soldiers and Sailors Monument, which was erected on the Upper Common in 1902 to commemorate…

Creator: Payro, J. (Joseph C.), 1862-1953
Date: [1910-1919?]
Description: Collection of photographs showing various buildings and members of the Wakefield Rifle Range, formerly Camp Plunkett.

Date: 1929
Description: Members of Swampscott's VFW post pose in uniform at the World War I memorial A wreath has been laid at the site

Creator: Melrose Camera Club (Melrose, Mass.)
Date: 1947
Description: Built in 1912

Date: 04-1943
Description: Sally Ann refers to his daughter who later became Mrs. Nicholson. Family lived on Pine Street for 60 years.

Description: Monument Square looking toward Abbott Street

Creator: Wells, Elinor (Batchelder)
Date: 03-1943 to 05-1943
Description: Enlisted and going off to the army for mechanics duty training. Location unknown.

Description: Civil War Monument, Monument Square, Abbott Street. The monument was given by Post 89, G.A.R. and dedicated on October 13, 1882. The monument was purchased from the Hallowell Granite Co.,…

Description: View of the Civil War Soldiers' Monument from Hale Street.

Description: Civil War Monument, Monument Square, Abbott Street. The monument was given by Post 89, G.A.R. and dedicated on October 13, 1882. The monument was purchased from the Hallowell Granite Co.,…

Description: Civil War Monument, Monument Square, Abbott Street. The monument was given by Post 89, G.A.R. and dedicated on October 13, 1882. The monument was purchased from the Hallowell Granite Co.,…

Description: Civil War Monument, Monument Square, Abbott Street. The monument was given by Post 89, G.A.R. and dedicated on October 13, 1882. The monument was purchased from the Hallowell Granite Co.,…