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Name Civil War Soldiers Monument
Details Erected in Hudson Square Park (now Stevens Park.) Dedicated May 30, 1888. Cannons from the U.S.S. Portsmouth (II) were added in 1905 ceremony.
Number of Archive records 13.0
Number of Object records 5.0
Number of Library records 1.0
Number of Photo records 8.0

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Image of Digital image of newsclipping: Hoboken Has Three Memorials to Soldiers, One for Firemen. Hudson Dispatch, July 1932. - Documents

Digital image of newsclipping: Hoboken Has Three Memorials to Soldiers, One for Firemen. Hudson Dispatch, July 1932. - Documents

Digital image of newsclipping: Hoboken Has Three Memorials to Soldiers, One for Firemen; Civil War Monument Erected in 1888; Firemen's Shaft in 1891 - World War Twice Commemorated. Hudson Dispatch, July 1932. Museum does not own original. See primary record archives 2005.079.0032.

Image of Digital image of typed list of Memorial Monuments in the City of Hoboken, N.J. No source, no date, ca. 1920's -1950. 
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Digital image of typed list of Memorial Monuments in the City of Hoboken, N.J. No source, no date, ca. 1920's -1950. - Documents

Digital image of typed list of Memorial Monuments in the City of Hoboken, N.J. with Inscriptions Thereon. No source, no date, ca. 1920's -1950. Soldier & Sailors, Elysian Park. Ferry Plaza., Facing D.L.W.R.R., Sam Sloan 1817-1907... Church Square Park., Firemen Monument. Hudson Square Park. Soldiers Monument. The Morton Memorial Laboratory of Chemistry. Museum does not own original. See primary record archives 2005.079.0032.

Image of Digital images of Digital images of two-page typed carbon document: Dedication of Monument in Hudson Square Park. Evening News, May 31, 1888.
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Digital images of Digital images of two-page typed carbon document: Dedication of Monument in Hudson Square Park. Evening News, May 31, 1888. - Article

Digital images of two-page typed carbon document: Dedication of Monument in Hudson Square Park. High Spots Taken from Article in Evening News, May 31, 1888. Major guests included General William Tecumseh Sherman, General Horatio King, Mayor August Grassmann of Hoboken and George Simmermacher. Page 2 has a short transcript of a May 31,1906 article from the Hudson Observer about dedication of two guns taken from the old sloop of war Portsmouth. Mentions Mayor George Steil, Superintendent of Schools A. J. Demarest and President Russ (of what is not known). The Portsmouth had been based in Hoboken since 1895. Museum does not own original. See primary record archives 2005.079.0032.

Hoboken Historic Sites Walking Tour. No date, ca. 1985-86. Issued by Hoboken Professional & Retail Business Assn. - Map

Hoboken Historic Sites Walking Tour. No date, ca. 1985-86. Issued by Hoboken Professional and Retail Business Association. Updated and revised version of 1976 edition. Created by the the Community Development Agency. Single sheet, 18-1/2" high x 24" wide, printed both sides, folded to 9-1/4" x 12". Front panel has logo of business association Full interior (reverse) has printed text with 43 numbered and described sites on the the tour (earlier version had 34). A map with key numbers is at center. Text titled "Preservation Hoboken-Style" on one panel is same text with some small deletions. The three photos that appear in this version were taken by Ken Clare: exterior of Our Lady of Gra

Image of The Log Book. Apr. 1908. Vol. 1, No. 1, U.S.S. Portsmouth, Naval Reserve, Hoboken, N.J. - Periodical

The Log Book. Apr. 1908. Vol. 1, No. 1, U.S.S. Portsmouth, Naval Reserve, Hoboken, N.J. - Periodical

Periodical: The Log Book. April 1908. Vol. 1, No. 1, U.S.S. Portsmouth, Naval Reserve, New Jersey. "Published Monthly on board the U.S.S. Portsmouth, Hoboken, N.J." 7-1/2" x 10" high. pp. 8 [1-8] plus cover (note: issue 2, May 1908 is paginated 9-20; see archives 2008.012.0109.) Tiffs media archive. The Portsmouth (it was actually the Portsmouth II) was based in Hoboken from 1895-1911. Used for New Jersey Naval Reserve or Militia training; First Battalion was based onboard this vessel. See search terms for a history of the vessel. The two cannons at the Civil War Soldiers Monument in Stevens Park are from this ship. Pages [1-6] have articles about other ships and naval activities, order

Image of The Log Book. May 1908. Vol. 1, No. 2, U.S.S. Portsmouth, Naval Reserve, Hoboken, N.J. - Periodical

The Log Book. May 1908. Vol. 1, No. 2, U.S.S. Portsmouth, Naval Reserve, Hoboken, N.J. - Periodical

Periodical: The Log Book. May 1908. Vol. 1, No. 2, U.S.S. Portsmouth, Naval Reserve, New Jersey. "Published Monthly on board the U.S.S. Portsmouth, Hoboken, N.J." 7-1/2" x 10" high. pp. 12 [9-20; pagination continues from issue 1; see archives 2008.012.0108 for issue no. 1] plus cover. Tiffs media archive. The Portsmouth (it was actually the Portsmouth II) was based in Hoboken from 1895-1911. Used for New Jersey Naval Reserve or Militia training; First Battalion was based onboard this vessel. See search terms for a history of the vessel. The two cannons at the Civil War Soldiers Monument in Stevens Park are from this ship. This issue has more articles and news related to Hoboken that t

Image of Walking Tour in Hoboken. Drawings by Yvon Masse. 2009. 50 original pen-and-ink drawings; with published version. - Drawing

Walking Tour in Hoboken. Drawings by Yvon Masse. 2009. 50 original pen-and-ink drawings; with published version. - Drawing

Walking Tour in Hoboken. Drawings by Yvon Masse. 2009. Set of fifty pen-and-ink drawings of Hoboken buildings and scenes by Yvon Masse done by the artist in 2009. (see notes for his curriculum vitae along with a letter plus his notes about the work and process; also see below for addtional information that will be found in notes.) All leaves are Somerset paper, circa 8-5/8" x 11-1/8" high (variations in size are minor), deckled or torn all edges. Printed title leaf in black, green and sepia with fifty individual plates of drawings done in brown or black or orange ink. Signed and dated in image by artist with exceptions noted below. Accompanied by artist's publication of title and all

Image of Hoboken Historic Sites Walking Tour. May 1976. Issuing organization is not named, but probably the Hoboken Environment Committtee. - Map

Hoboken Historic Sites Walking Tour. May 1976. Issuing organization is not named, but probably the Hoboken Environment Committtee. - Map

Hoboken Historic Sites Walking Tour. May 1976. Issuing organization is not named, but was probably the Community Development Agency. Single sheet, canary colored paper, 19" high x 24" wide, printed both sides; folded to 12" wide by 4-3/4" high. Front has four horizontal panoramic (composite) photo strips of street views. Two copies. (Photographs credited to Pokorny & Pertz, Architects; taken by Caroline Carlson.) Reverse has printed text with 34 numbered and described sites on the the tour. A map with key numbers is at center. Text along bottom is titled: Preservation Hoboken-Style. Text of the site descriptions is in notes. The year 1976 was the U.S. Bicentennial and this Hobok

Image of Poster version: Hoboken Historic Sites Walking Tour. May 1976. Issuing organization is not named, but probably the Hoboken Environment Committtee. - Poster

Poster version: Hoboken Historic Sites Walking Tour. May 1976. Issuing organization is not named, but probably the Hoboken Environment Committtee. - Poster

Poster version: Hoboken Historic Sites Walking Tour. May 1976. Issuing organization is not named, but was probably the Community Development Agency. Single sheet, white paper, 19" high x 24" wide, printed both sides. Front has four horizontal panoramic (composite) photo strips of street views. (Photographs credited to Pokorny & Pertz, Architects; taken by Caroline Carlson.) Reverse has printed text with 34 numbered and described sites on the the tour. A map with key numbers is at center. Text along bottom is titled: Preservation Hoboken-Style. Text of the site descriptions is in notes. The year 1976 was the U.S. Bicentennial and this Hoboken tour guide was typical of community

Image of Letter of veto from Mayor Edwin J. Kerr, Hoboken, to City Council re $500 donation for erection of Soldiers Monument in Hudson Square Park, Nov. 23, 1887. - Correspondence

Letter of veto from Mayor Edwin J. Kerr, Hoboken, to City Council re $500 donation for erection of Soldiers Monument in Hudson Square Park, Nov. 23, 1887. - Correspondence

Letter of veto from Mayor Edwin J. Kerr, Hoboken, to City Council re resolution of appropriation by City of five hundred dollars towards erection of the Soldiers Monument in Hudson Square Park, November 23, 1887. Two page holographic document regarding the Civil War Monument now present in park now called Stevens Park. Full text is in notes. City of Hoboken document with City Clerk file notations.

Hoboken Historic Sites Walking Tour. May 1976. Issuing organization is not named, but probably the Hoboken Environment Committtee. - Map

Hoboken Historic Sites Walking Tour. May 1976. Issuing organization is not named, but was probably the Community Development Agency. Single sheet, canary colored paper, 19" high x 24" wide, printed both sides; folded to 12" wide by 4-3/4" high. Front has four horizontal panoramic (composite) photo strips of street views. See archives 2012.016.0002 for additional copies. (Photographs credited to Pokorny & Pertz, Architects; taken by Caroline Carlson.) Reverse has printed text with 34 numbered and described sites on the the tour. A map with key numbers is at center. Text along bottom is titled: Preservation Hoboken-Style. Text of the site descriptions is in notes. The year 1976 wa

Text file of document: Grand Marshal of the Soldiers Monument Celebration, Hoboken, N. J., May 26, 1888. - Announcement

Text file of document: Grand Marshal of the Soldiers Monument Celebration, Hoboken, N. J., May 26, 1888. Digital file only: http://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Grand_Marshal_of_the_Soldiers_Monument_Celebration The monument now known as Civil War Soldiers Monument was erected in Hudson Square Park (now Stevens Park) and dedicated May 30, 1888. The document issued on May 26 details the order of march listing people and marching units with assembly and marching instructions. It was held on Washington Street with a reviewing stand at Hoboken City Hall. Full text is in notes.

Image of Souvenir of Hoboken, N.J.: Photo-gravures. Brooklyn: The Albertype Co.; A. Wittmann; Lischke, Hoboken; n.d. (circa 1902-1905). - Book

Souvenir of Hoboken, N.J.: Photo-gravures. Brooklyn: The Albertype Co.; A. Wittmann; Lischke, Hoboken; n.d. (circa 1902-1905). - Book

Souvenir of Hoboken, N.J.: Photo-gravures. Brooklyn: The Albertype Co.; A. Wittmann, no date (circa 1902-1905). Sole Depot: J.A. Lischke's, Book and Stationery Store, 93 River Street, near Hamburger Piers, Hoboken, N. J. The Albertype Co., Brooklyn, N. Y. Copyright by A. Wittemann, Publisher of American Views. 250 Adams St., Brooklyn, N. Y. Album cover: Red grained paper boards, 5-3/8" high x 7-1/4" wide; stab binding with cord tie; cover titled in silver gilt: Souvenir of Hoboken. Contents: title leaf plus 28 leaves of collotype photogravures with titling; unpaginated; all leaves 5" x 7-1/8" wide except last leaf (panoramic fold-out view), 13-1/2" wide. PDF on file.

Image of Postcard: Hudson Square Park, Hoboken, N.J., 1906. - Postcard

Postcard: Hudson Square Park, Hoboken, N.J., 1906. - Postcard

Postcard: Hudson Square Park, Hoboken, N.J., 1906. 3-1/2" x 5" wide. Postmarked 1906. Published by Voigt & Staeb, Jersey City, N.J. No. 22. Printed in Germany. Looking east with a view of the Civil War Monument in the park on the east side of Hudson St. between 4th and 5th Sts. A building belonging to the Stevens Institute of Technology is in the background.

Image of Postcard: Soldiers' Monument, Hudson Square Park, Hoboken, N.J. No date, circa 1907-1917; unposted. - Postcard

Postcard: Soldiers' Monument, Hudson Square Park, Hoboken, N.J. No date, circa 1907-1917; unposted. - Postcard

Postcard: Soldiers' Monument, Hudson Square Park, Hoboken, N.J. No date, circa 1907-1917; unposted. Divided back Published by The Valentine & Sons Publishing co., Ltd., New York. Printed in Great Britain. View of Civil War Soldier's Memorial.

Image of Postcard: No. 6 - Hudson Square [Park], Soldiers' Monument, Hoboken, N.J. No date, circa 1901-1907. - Postcard

Postcard: No. 6 - Hudson Square [Park], Soldiers' Monument, Hoboken, N.J. No date, circa 1901-1907. - Postcard

Postcard: No. 6 - Hudson Square [Park], Soldiers' Monument, Hoboken, N.J. No date, circa 1901-1907. Undivided back. 3-1/2" x 5-1/2" wide. Published by J. Koehler, N.Y. View northeast from Hudson Street west of Fourth Street. Civil War Soldiers' Monument is seen before the cannons were placed in 1905. In the background is Stevens Hall, Stevens Institute of Technology, on Fifth Street. Park is now called Stevens Park.

Image of Postcards, 3: [A family posed at Civil War Monument, Hudson Square Park, Hoboken.] N.d., ca. 1907-1918. - Postcard

Postcards, 3: [A family posed at Civil War Monument, Hudson Square Park, Hoboken.] N.d., ca. 1907-1918. - Postcard

Postcards, three: [A family posed in front of the Civil War Monument, Hudson Square Park, Hoboken.] No dates, circa 1907-1918. Real photo postcards, 3-1/2" x 5-1/2" high; divided back. Three examples: one on Cyko paper stamp block; two on Azo paper; unused / unposted. Creator of the card is not indicated or known. They are from eight related real photo postcards in this accession. The group is unidentified. View is east from Hudson Street (between Fourth and Fifth Streets) at the statue and fence in the park. Included in this family are the same mature woman (fourth from right) and young man (to her left; third from the right) who are seen in the photos shown in postcards 2010.056.0002.

Image of Hoboken History, No. 4, Summer 1992. - Serial

Hoboken History, No. 4, Summer 1992. - Serial

Hoboken History, Number 4, Summer 1992. The Magazine of the Hoboken Historical Museum. Booklet. pp. 20 including covers, illustrated. 8-3/8" wide x 11" high. 4 copies. PDF on file. General contents: P.T. Barnum's Great Hoboken Buffalo Stampede. 4-pages on Barnum, illus. Hoboken in the Civil War: A Brilliant Record. 2 pp. Third Regiment, Hudson Brigade, William Hexamer, Battery A, Lieutenant A.N. Parsons. Our Town's Men of Bronze. 2 pp. with 7 photographs by Robert Foster. Includes World War I monument in Elysian Park, Volunteer Firemen's Monument in Church Square Park, Civil Wa monument in Stevens Park, "The Torch Bearer" at Stevens Institute, Sam Sloan of the D.L. & W. in Lackawa

Image of Color photo of the Civil War monument in Stevens Park, Hoboken, no date, ca. 1975. - Print, Photographic

Color photo of the Civil War monument in Stevens Park, Hoboken, no date, ca. 1975. - Print, Photographic

Color photo of the Civil War monument in Stevens Park (formerly Hudson Park), Hoboken, no date, ca. 1975. 8" x 10" wide print. Photographer is unknown. The view is looking northeast on Hudson Street between 4th & 5th Streets. Stevens Hall can be seen in the left background.

Image of Color copy photo of a ca. 1900 postcard "Hudson Square Park, Hoboken, N.J.," no date, ca. 1990. - Print, Photographic

Color copy photo of a ca. 1900 postcard "Hudson Square Park, Hoboken, N.J.," no date, ca. 1990. - Print, Photographic

Color copy photo of a ca. 1900 postcard "Hudson Square Park, Hoboken, N.J.," no date, ca. 1990. 8" x 10" wide print. Reverse is blank. The view is looking east from Hudson Street between 4th and 5th Sts at the Civil War monument..