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Newville in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Revolutionary War Soldiers Buried in Big Springs Presbyterian Church Cemetery
 
Revolutionary War Soldiers Buried in Big Springs Presbyterian Church Cemetery Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2009
1. Revolutionary War Soldiers Buried in Big Springs Presbyterian Church Cemetery Marker
 
Inscription. Erected by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in grateful appreciation of the services of these soldiers of the Revolutionary War who lie buried here.

Lieut. Colonel Samuel Irvine Captain William Peebles Captain Samuel Felton Captain Thomas Buchanan Lieut. William McCracken Lieutenant Adam Brattan Major William McFarlane Captain Robert Shannon Captain Thomas Kennedy Sergeant Andrew McIlvaine

Privates
William Denning John Brown William Ferguson Samuel Weakley John Huston Peter Tritt Gabriel Glenn Benjamin McKeehan John McKeehan Paul Martin Robert Mickey James Oliver John McCulloch Patrick McFarlane

Located and verified by the Cumberland County Chapter of the D.A.R.
 
Erected by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
 
Location. 40° 10.38′ N, 77° 23.793′ W. Marker is in Newville, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Click for map. Marker is in the Big Spring Presbyterian Church Cemetery, about 50 feet south of the church building. Marker is in this post office area: Newville PA 17241, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Denning (a few steps from this marker); Big Spring Presbyterian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Laughlin Mill (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); The First National Bank of Newville (approx. 0.2 miles away); Newville War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Newville Trolley (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Byers-Eckels House (approx. 0.4 miles away); First United Presbyterian Church and Manse (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Newville.
 
Revolutionary War Soldiers Buried in Big Springs Presbyterian Church Cemetery Marker Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2009
2. Revolutionary War Soldiers Buried in Big Springs Presbyterian Church Cemetery Marker
Looking southeast.
 
 
Headstones for Major William McFarlane and Captain Thomas Buchanan Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2009
3. Headstones for Major William McFarlane and Captain Thomas Buchanan
 
 
Headstone for Sergeant John McColloch Photo, Click for full size
By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2009
4. Headstone for Sergeant John McColloch
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesHeroesMilitaryPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on June 2, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 1,939 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 2, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
 
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