Col. Elmer E. Ellsworth Monument and Grave

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Ellsworth, Col. Elmer E., Monument and Grave
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Col. Elmer E. Ellsworth Monument and Grave is located in New York
Col. Elmer E. Ellsworth Monument and Grave
Col. Elmer E. Ellsworth Monument and Grave is located in the US
Col. Elmer E. Ellsworth Monument and Grave
Location Hudson View Cemetery, Mechanicville, New York
Coordinates 42°53′53″N 73°41′32″W / 42.89806°N 73.69222°W / 42.89806; -73.69222Coordinates: 42°53′53″N 73°41′32″W / 42.89806°N 73.69222°W / 42.89806; -73.69222
Area less than one acre
Built 1874
NRHP Reference # 76001273[1]
Added to NRHP November 13, 1976

Col. Elmer E. Ellsworth Monument and Grave is a historic site within Hudson View Cemetery in Mechanicville, New York.

The monument to Elmer E. Ellsworth, the first casualty of the American Civil War, was built in 1874 and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1976.

In 1997 the 300 pounds (140 kg) bronze eagle was stolen from the top of the monument. The eagle was recognized and returned by an antique dealer in 1998.[2]

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  1. ^ National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  2. ^ "The Ellsworth Eagle". Col. George L. Willard Camp No.154 SUVCW. Retrieved August 25, 2015. 

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