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54th & 55th Massachusetts Infantry

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., July 5, 2009
1. 54th & 55th Massachusetts Infantry Marker
Inscription.
U.S. Colored Troops, 54th & 55th Massachusetts Infantry Regiments and other Colored Civil War Soldiers buried here.

James Alexander; 127th Regt. Co. I ∙ L. James Bailey; 32nd Regt. Co. G ∙ John H. Barton; 7th Regt. Co. H ∙ J. (Gerry) D. Berry; 5th Mass. Cavalry, Co. G ∙ Alfred Bolden; 43rd Regt. Co. C ∙ Dennis Bush; 32nd Regt. Co. C ∙ William Cephas; 55th Mass. Regt. Co. D ∙ H. N. Cunningham; 8th Regt. Co. D ∙ John Cunningham; 22nd Regt. Co. D ∙ Rev. Benjamin Darks ∙ Alfred Day ∙ Daniel Fisher; 32nd Co. H ∙ George Fisher; 54th Mass. Regt. Co. H ∙ Charles J. Howard; 54th Mass. Regt. Co. I ∙ Robert B. Howard; 54th Mass. Regt. Co. H ∙ James Imes; 8th Regt. Co. E ∙ David Jackson; 43rd Regt. Co. I ∙ Edward Jackson; 39th Regt. Co. A ∙ George W. Jackson; 32nd Regt. Co. A ∙ William N. Johnson; 127th Regt. Co. B ∙ Samuel Kelley; 44th Regt. Co. G ∙ Henry King; 54th Mass. Regt. Co. H ∙ George Lane; 8th Regt. Co. E ∙ David McFarland; 22nd Regt. Co. B ∙ John McFarland; 22nd Regt. Co. B ∙ Samuel Newman ∙ Abram Parker; 25th Regt. Co. C ∙ Robert Alfred Parker; 24th Regt. Co. B ∙ John C. (G) Peck; 25th Regt. Co. I ∙ John Robinson; 32nd Regt. Co. A ∙ Harrison Smith;
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By William Fischer, Jr., July 5, 2009
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31st Regt. Co. B ∙ Henry W. Spradley; 24th Regt. Co. G ∙ Rev. Nathaniel Stubbs ∙ Jesse Talton; 31st Regt. Co. F ∙ Jesse G. Thompson; 32nd Regt. Co. A ∙ Alexander Washington; 127th Regt. Co. A ∙ George W. Washington; 5th Mass. Cavalry, Co. E ∙ James Welcome; 8th Regt. Co. E or Co. L ∙ James O. Williams; 5th Mass. Cavalry, Co. I and 54th Mass. Regt. Co. H

World War I
William Mason; 1st Enlistment P. ∙ William Strange; 24th Regt. Co. C ∙ Bryon L. Taylor; 31st Field Artillery, Battery E.
 
Erected by Carlisle's African American Community.
 
Location. 40° 12.369′ N, 77° 11.478′ W. Marker is in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Click for map. Marker is along the trail in Memorial Park, about 200 NNW of the intersection of Penn and Pitt Streets. Marker is in this post office area: Carlisle PA 17013, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Memorial Park (a few steps from this marker); Lincoln Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); The Jordan Gravestone (within shouting distance of this marker); Marianne Moore (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Union Fire Company
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By William Fischer, Jr., July 5, 2009
3. 54th & 55th Massachusetts Infantry Burials
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Beta Pi Chapter of Kappa Sigma Fraternity (approx. 0.3 miles away); Cumberland County Historical Society & Hamilton Library Association (approx. 0.3 miles away); The High Street Train Stations (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Carlisle.
 
Also see . . .
1. Lincoln Cemetery Memorial Park. (Submitted on March 17, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. African American Civil War Memorial and Museum. (Submitted on March 17, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry. (Submitted on March 17, 2012, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. African AmericansCemeteries & Burial SitesPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., July 5, 2009
4. 54th & 55th Massachusetts Infantry Burials
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 525 times since then and 96 times this year. Last updated on , by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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