Sacred to the Memory of Abner Baker
Born Aug. 15, 1843 Died Sept. 4, 1865
“A martyr for manliness and personal rights
his death was an honor to himself but an
everlasting disgrace to his enemies.
Cowards die many times
The Brave but once
[from side panel of tall granite shaft]
The friends of Abner Baker erect this monument
in commemoration of his virtues, and in testimony
of his goodness and manly worth.
Fresh be his memory
[from side panel of shaft]