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In Memoriam George Edgar Filkins

 
 
In Memoriam George Edgar Filkins Marker and Grave Site image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, October 5, 2013
1. In Memoriam George Edgar Filkins Marker and Grave Site
Inscription.
1st Lieut. 15th U.S. Infty.
Born at Aurora, N.Y.
August 1, 1842
Died at San Francisco
May 15, 1887

At the age of 19 he enlisted in the 1st. Regt. Wis. Volunteer Infty. He fought in the Battles of Falling Water, Chattanoogo (sic), Nashville, Chaplin Hills, Jefferson, Stone River, & Missionary Ridge; Honorably mustered out of service with his Regt., April 7, 1866; Elected a Companion of the 1st Class Military Order, Loyal Legion of the U.S. Nov. 5, 1883, and Member of the G.A.R.

A true friend.
 
Location. 37° 28.449′ N, 122° 13.364′ W. Marker is in Redwood City, California, in San Mateo County. Marker can be reached from Woodside Road. Click for map. This marker is located in the Union Cemetery in the Masonic Section, across from the Grand Army of the Republic section. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 Wooside Road, Redwood City CA 94061, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Union Cemetery (a few steps from this marker); Grand Army of the Republic Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Solari Family Windmill (within shouting distance of this marker); Solari Windmill
George Edgar Filkins Grave Site - (Center Headstone) image. Click for full size.
By Syd Whittle, October 5, 2013
2. George Edgar Filkins Grave Site - (Center Headstone)
(within shouting distance of this marker); Diller's Island (approx. 0.7 miles away); Fire Station No. 1 (approx. mile away); Redwood City War Memorial (approx. 0.8 miles away); Alhambra Theater (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Redwood City.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil
 
George Edgar Filkins Grave Site - (Far Right) image. Click for full size.
By Barry Swackhamer, January 2, 2013
3. George Edgar Filkins Grave Site - (Far Right)
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. This page has been viewed 258 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Syd Whittle of El Dorado Hills, California.   3. submitted on , by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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