23rd Regiment Boulder
- This war memorial stands at the head of Winter Street, near the Salem Common at Merritt Triangle. (37 Washington Square North)
- This granite boulder commemorates the service of the 23rd Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry in the Civil War. The 58 ton boulder was brought from Salem Neck in 1905.
- The bronze tablet records the names of the thirteen engagements in which the regiment took part. The cannon within the enclosure formerly were in front of the old Cadet Armory.
- Approximately 155 men from Salem died in the Civil War, 113 were wounded, forty-seven were taken prisoners of war and confined in Rebel Prisons. The number of enlistments in the Army and the Navy, from Salem was over 3,000 men.
- To see other Veterans Memorials in Salem visit this page on Salem Links and Lore, Salem Veterans
- Vertical File in Salem Collection - Civil War Monuments
- Vertical File in Salem Collection - Veterans
- Civil War Monument City of Salem site
- Patriots of Salem : Roll of Honor of the officers and Enlisted Men during the late Civil War, from Salem, Mass. 1877
- Visitor's Guide to Salem 1953 ed., p. 174.
- 23rd Regiment Boulder MACRIS site
- Salem: Statued and Monumental a film by Erik K. Smith