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Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Reverend Horatio S. Howell

Chaplain

 

90th Pennsylvania Volunteers

 
Reverend Horatio S. Howell Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, April 4, 2009
1. Reverend Horatio S. Howell Monument
Inscription.
In Memoriam.
Rev. Horation S. Howell
Chaplain.
90th Penn'a Vols,
was cruelly shot
dead on these
church steps on
the afternoon of
July 1st 1863.

"He delivereth me
from mine enemies;
Yea, thou liftest me
up above those that
rise up against me."
18th Psalms
48th verse.
"He being dead, yet
speaketh"
Hebrews 11, 4th.

Our tribute
Survivors Association
of the 90th Penn'a Vol's
and personal friends of
the lamented chaplain

 
Erected 1889 by the Survivors of the 90th Pennsylvania Infantry.
 
Location. 39° 49.848′ N, 77° 13.951′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Chambersburg Road (U.S. 30), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Located in front of the Christ Lutheran Church. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "...the pathos of those poor wounded men..." (here, next to this marker); Civil War Hospital (a few steps from this marker); Parish House (a few steps from this marker); "...expecting to find all dead."
Close Up of Upper Portion of Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, April 4, 2009
2. Close Up of Upper Portion of Monument
(a few steps from this marker); Thaddeus Stevens (a few steps from this marker); the Eagle Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing); Ice House Complex (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Company K, First Pennsylvania Reserves (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. 90th Pennsylvania Volunteers at Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .  Gettysburg's Christ Lutheran Church. From Gettysburg Daily. The article includes a tour by Pastor Stephen R. Herr and Dr. Conrad B. Richter. Two versions of Reverend Howell's death are discussed. (Submitted on April 14, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Lower Portion of Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, April 4, 2009
3. Lower Portion of Monument
The Christ Lutheran Church Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, April 4, 2009
4. The Christ Lutheran Church
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 748 times since then and 54 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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