Category Archives: Civil War

New Civil War Memorial Wall Plaque Now in Town Hall

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The Civil War Memorial Wall Plaque has been delivered and it now hangs on the wall of the first staircase case landing at Town Hall. It shows the full names of the 294 Sandwich men who served as soldiers and … Continue reading

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William Eaton and the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Monument

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By William F. Daley June, 2009 (revised January 2011) Nearly 100 years ago, the town of Sandwich celebrated a very special Memorial Day. On May 30, 1911 William Eaton, a wealthy business man from Brockton, donated a 30 foot Civil … Continue reading

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Sandwich & The Civil War

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By William F. Daley The Sandwich Guards – 29th Regiment, Company D On April 12, 1861, the American Civil War began with the Confederate bombardment of Fort Sumter in Charleston, South Carolina. The shelling rapidly escalated into a series of … Continue reading

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