Memorial details

Memorial type
Obelisk
District
Stirling
Town
Dunblane
County
Central
Country
Scotland
Commemoration
American Civil War (1861-1865)
Lost
Not lost
WM Reference
77223

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Current location

Dunblane Cathedral Cemetery
Kirk Street
Dunblane
Stirling
Central
FK15 0AL
Scotland

OS Grid Ref: NN 78164 01354
Denomination: Undefined

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Description
A square section obelisk, with a pyramidal top. set on a rectangular plinth with a stone plaque bearing the inscription and name.
Inscription
IN/ MEMORY/ OF/ WILLIAM McCOWAN/ C in C 55th MASSACHUSETTS INFANTRY/ WHO DIED/ IN CAMP READVILLE/U.S. AMERICA/ IN DEFENCE OF THE UNION/ AGAINST THE REBELLION/ 1 APRIL 1864./ AGED 47 YEARS.
Inscription legible?
yes
Names on memorial
Mccowan, William
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Commemorations
  • American Civil War (1861-1865)
    Total names on memorial: 1
    Served and returned: 0
    Died: 1
    Exact count: yes
    Information shown: rank, surname, forename, regiment, date of death, place of death, age
    Order of information: Undefined
Components
  • Obelisk
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Plinth
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
  • Tablet
    Measurements: Undefined
    Materials: Stone
Condition
Trust fund/Scholarship
No
Purpose: Unknown or N/A

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