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Roll Call

 

—Battleground National Cemetery —

 
Roll Call Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, March 3, 2013
1. Roll Call Marker
Inscription. As the gallant soldiers that are interred at the cemetery marched onto the battlefield on July 11-12, 1864 during the Battle of Fort Stevens, their regimental flags accompanied then into the fight.

Battleground National Cemetery honors these men of valor by placing the names of the fallen under the flags they bravely fought and died for defending the nation's capital. The inner ring of graves are labeled 1-32, and the numbers 33-41 are in the outer ring.
 
Erected by National Park Service.
 
Location. 38° 58.245′ N, 77° 1.616′ W. Marker is in Washington, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from Georgia Ave., NW. Click for map. Marker is inside Battleground National Cemetery between the walkway and the Superintendent's Lodge. The Cemetery is located at 6600 Georgia Avenue NW. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20012, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The 25th New York Cavalry (here, next to this marker); Battleground National Cemetery (here, next to this marker); 98th Pennsylvania Infantry (a few steps from this marker); The 122nd New York Volunteer Infantry
Roll Call Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, March 3, 2013
2. Roll Call Marker
(a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Battleground National Cemetery (a few steps from this marker); Company K, 150th Ohio National Guard Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Automobiling on The Avenue (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of a Tulip Tree (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Washington.
 
Also see . . .  Battleground National Cemetery. (Podcast-mp3) This self-guided tour describes Battleground National Cemetery and discusses the individuals listed on the marker. (Submitted on September 2, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil
 
25th New York Cavalry image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, March 3, 2013
3. 25th New York Cavalry
Elijah Hufletin, Wilhelm Frei (William Tray), Alfred C. Starbird, Jeremiah Maloney, Thomas Richardson
61st Pennsylvania Infantry image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, March 3, 2013
4. 61st Pennsylvania Infantry
Edward Gavin (George Gavin), Philip Bowen, Thomas McIntyre (H.Mcintire), Andrew Ashbaugh, William Laughlin
122nd New York Infantry image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, March 3, 2013
5. 122nd New York Infantry
John Bentley, John Kennedy (John Renia), David Hogeboom, Alanson Mosier, Harvey P. B. Chandler
139th Pennsylvania Infantry image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, March 3, 2013
6. 139th Pennsylvania Infantry
John Milton Richards
2nd Massachusetts Cavalry image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, March 3, 2013
7. 2nd Massachusetts Cavalry
Private John Dolan
77th New York Infantry image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, March 3, 2013
8. 77th New York Infantry
Alvarado Mowry, Ambrose Mattott, Andrew Manning, Andrew J. Dowen
43rd New York Infantry image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, March 3, 2013
9. 43rd New York Infantry
Matthew J. DeGraff, Richard Castle (Mark Stoneman), John Davidson, George W. Farrar, Edward C. Barrett
49th New York Infantry image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, March 3, 2013
10. 49th New York Infantry
William Ruhle, William Gillette
98th Pennsylvania Infantry image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, March 3, 2013
11. 98th Pennsylvania Infantry
George Marquet, Frederick Walther, Bernard Hoerle, Charles Seahouse
93rd Pennsyvania Infantry image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, March 3, 2013
12. 93rd Pennsyvania Infantry
William Holtzman
7th Maine Infantry image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, March 3, 2013
13. 7th Maine Infantry
John Poekett
37th Massachusetts Infantry image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, March 3, 2013
14. 37th Massachusetts Infantry
Patrick Lovett
35 Star United States Flag image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, March 3, 2013
15. 35 Star United States Flag
C.S. Christ, George W. Gorton, E.S. Bavett, Russell Stevens, Edward R. Campbell
25th New York Cavalry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, March 3, 2013
16. 25th New York Cavalry Monument
Battle Cemetery Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, March 3, 2013
17. Battle Cemetery Plaque

United States
National Military Cemetery
Battle Cemetery.
Established July 12th 1864.
Internments -- 40.
Known -- 40.
Unknown -- __
The Bivouac of the Dead image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, March 3, 2013
18. The Bivouac of the Dead

On fames eternal camping-ground,
Their silent tents are spread.
And glory guards with solemn round
The bivouac of the dead.
 
 
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