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Near Shippensburg in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Our Fallen Patriots

 
 
Our Fallen Patriots Marker (East Face) Photo, Click for full size
By Robert H. Moore, II, April 25, 2009
1. Our Fallen Patriots Marker (East Face)
Inscription. East Face:
Our Fallen Patriots
The Price of Liberty

1st Lieut. Andrew A.
Pomeroy
Co. I, 198th Reg. P.V.
Killed March 30, 1865

Corp. David W. McKinney
Co. F, 13th Reg. Pa. Cav.
Died
May 7, 1863

J. Anderson Kelso
Co. F. 13th Reg. Pa. Cav.
Cap. July 1863
Died on Bell Island Va.
Nov. 15, 1863

South Face:
Erected by
Friends and
Patriots

1st. Lieut. Thomas B. Mains.
2nd Reg. U.S. Col. Cav.
Killed May 12, 1864

Robert Laughlin
Co. I, 9th Reg. Pa. Cav.
Killed
Nov. 22, 1864

Hugh Diehl
Co. G, 21st Reg. Pa. Cav.
Killed Aug. 20. 1864

West Face:
Our Trust
Is in God

Sergt. Anson Smith
Co. F. 13th Reg. Pa. Cav.
Died Jan. 7., 1865

Sergt. George C. Traxler
Co. A. 107th Reg. P.V.
Cap. Aug. 19, 1864.
Died at Salisbury, N.C.

William McCleaf,
Co. A. 7th Reg. Pa. Res.
Cap. May 4, 1864.
Died in Ga. Oct. 10, 1864

North Face:
God Made
Our Country
One

Alex. Smith.
Co. D. 130th Reg. P.V.
Killed Sept. 17, 1862

Edwin F. Walker
Co. A, 7th Reg. Pa. Res.
Cap. May 4, 1864,
Died in Ga.
July
Our Fallen Patriots Marker (South Face) Photo, Click for full size
By Robert H. Moore, II, April 25, 2009
2. Our Fallen Patriots Marker (South Face)
28, 1864

David S. Walker
Co. A, 7th Reg. Pa. Res.
Cap. May 4, 1864,
Died in Ga. Nov. 19, 1864

 
Location. 40° 4.911′ N, 77° 32.448′ W. Marker is near Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker is on Middle Spring Road. Click for map. Monument located on the grounds of the Middle Spring United Presbyterian Church. Marker is in this post office area: Shippensburg PA 17257, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Middle Spring Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Middle Spring Presbyterian Church Commemorative Marker (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); One-Room Schoolhouse (approx. 2.1 miles away); Locust Grove Cemetery (approx. 2.2 miles away); Shippensburg (approx. 2.4 miles away); Old Court House (approx. 2.4 miles away); Fort Morris (approx. 2.4 miles away); a different marker also named Shippensburg (approx. 2.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Shippensburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. Life Sketch of Lt. Andrew A. Pomeroy. (Submitted on May 5, 2009, by Robert H. Moore, II of Winchester, Virginia.)
2. Regarding the deaths of William McKinney, James Anderson Kelso, and Anson Smith. (Submitted on May 5, 2009, by Robert H. Moore, II of Winchester, Virginia.)
3. Diary of George C. Traxler. (Submitted on May 5, 2009, by Robert H. Moore, II of Winchester, Virginia.)
4. Letter (1861) from George C. Traxler. (Submitted on May 5, 2009, by Robert H. Moore, II of Winchester, Virginia.)
 
Additional comments.
1. Lt. Thomas B. Mains
Our Fallen Patriots Marker (West Face) Photo, Click for full size
By Robert H. Moore, II, April 25, 2009
3. Our Fallen Patriots Marker (West Face)

Mains was originally a member of Co. K, 3rd New York Cavalry.
    — Submitted May 5, 2009, by Robert H. Moore, II of Winchester, Virginia.

2. William McCleaf and Edwin T. Walker
William McCleaf and Edwin T. Walker are buried in Andersonville National Cemetery. McClear is located at Section H, Site 10820; Walker is located at Site 3605.
    — Submitted May 5, 2009, by Robert H. Moore, II of Winchester, Virginia.

 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Our Fallen Patriots Marker (North Face) Photo, Click for full size
By Robert H. Moore, II, April 25, 2009
4. Our Fallen Patriots Marker (North Face)
Grave of Lt. Andrew Pomeroy in the church cemetery Photo, Click for full size
By Robert H. Moore, II, April 25, 2009
5. Grave of Lt. Andrew Pomeroy in the church cemetery
Grave of J. Anderson Kelso in church cemetery Photo, Click for full size
By Robert H. Moore, II, April 25, 2009
6. Grave of J. Anderson Kelso in church cemetery
Grave of Sgt. Anson Smith in church cemetery Photo, Click for full size
By Robert H. Moore, II, April 25, 2009
7. Grave of Sgt. Anson Smith in church cemetery
 

 
Credits. This page originally submitted on May 4, 2009, by Robert H. Moore, II of Winchester, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,138 times since then. Last updated on May 5, 2009, by Robert H. Moore, II of Winchester, Virginia. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on May 4, 2009, by Robert H. Moore, II of Winchester, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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