Chambersburg in Franklin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Mexican War – Spanish American War – World War
Soldiers of Franklin County
4 officers and 122 men – Co. B, 11th U.S. Regular Infantry. Approximately 325 men enlisted in the U.S. Army from Franklin County.
Spanish American War 1898-1899
Co. C, 8th Regt., Penna. Volunteer Infantry. There were enrolled in this war 112 officers and men.
World War 1917-1919
In this war Franklin County sent into the Armies of the United States to fill her quota about 1600 officers and men.
Location. 39° 56.25′ N, 77° 39.678′ W. Marker is in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (U.S. 11) and Lincoln Way (U.S. 30), in the median on Main Street. Click for map. The marker is located near Memorial Fountain at the center of Memorial Square. Marker is in this post office area: Chambersburg PA 17201, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. U.S.S. Maine Memorial (here, next to this marker); World War II – Korean Conflict – Vietnam Conflict (here, next to this marker); Union Soldiers of Franklin County (here, next to this War Between the States (here, next to this marker); French & Indian War – Revolutionary War – War of 1812 (here, next to this marker); Finding Your Way (a few steps from this marker); Chambersburg Founded A.D. 1764 (a few steps from this marker); Underground Railroad Activity in Chambersburg (a few steps from this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Chambersburg.
Categories. • War, Mexican-American • War, Spanish-American • War, World I •
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