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New Alexandria in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Thomas F. Gallagher

(1822-1883)

 
 
Thomas F. Gallagher Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 20, 2016
1. Thomas F. Gallagher Marker
Inscription. Thomas Gallagher and his brother George established a general store at this location in 1844, enlarging the building in 1875, now the oldest, continuously operating commercial building in town. At the outbreak of the Civil War he was commissioned Colonel of the 11th PA Reserves, taken prisoner at Gaines Mill and severely wounded at South Mountain in 1862. He led the 54th PA militia in the capture of Morgan's Raiders in 1863. He was brevetted General. Gallagher died in New Alexandria in 1883.
 
Location. 40° 23.708′ N, 79° 25.756′ W. Marker is in New Alexandria, Pennsylvania, in Westmoreland County. Marker is on Main Street 0.1 miles west of Lincoln Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Alexandria PA 15670, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chalmers "Slick" Goodlin (approx. 0.4 miles away); Hannastown (approx. 5.2 miles away); The Banana Split (approx. 5.9 miles away); Fred McFeely Rogers (approx. 5.9 miles away); William Findley (approx. 6 miles away); The Rivers' Edge (approx. 6.3 miles away); Saltsburg (approx. 6.4 miles away); Saltsburg Canal Park (approx. 6.4 miles away).
 
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Thomas F. Gallagher Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 20, 2016
2. Thomas F. Gallagher Marker
 General Thomas Gallagher. New Alexandria History (Submitted on August 20, 2016, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 191 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on August 20, 2016.
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