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Northumberland in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Civil War Memorial

 
 
Civil War Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2018
1. Civil War Memorial Marker
Inscription.

Erected by
Capt. James Taggart Post, No. 350,
Dept. Pa., G.A.R.,

to the memory of
Soldiers of the War of 1861-1865.

"Left on the field of battle to moan out,
all alone, the death rattle."

Capt. James Taggart, Co. B, 5th Regt., P. V.R.C.
Killed at New Market X Roads, Va.
Sergt. Joseph Hogan, Co. B, 5th Regt., P. V.R.C.
Killed at New Market X Roads, Va.
James M. Bennett, Co. B, 5th Regt., P. V.R.C.
Wounded at Gain's Mills, Died at Rich., Va.
Capt. Charles Wells, Co. B, 5th Regt., P. V.R.C.
Killed at Fredericksburg, Va.
Corp. James C. Voris, Co. B, 5th Regt., P. V.R.C.
Killed at Fredericksburg, Va.
John H. Brautigam, Co. B, 5th Regt., P. V.R.C.
Killed at Fredericksburg, Va.
Christian Starick, Co. B, 5th Regt., P. V.R.C.
Killed at Fredericksburg, Va.
Joseph F. Bashore, Co. B, 5th Regt., P. V.R.C.
Killed in Wilderness, Va.


 
Erected by Capt. James Taggart Post No. 350, Dept of Pennsylvania, G.A.R.
 
Location. 40° 53.907′ N, 76° 48.112′ W. Marker is in Northumberland, Pennsylvania, in Northumberland County. Touch for map.
Civil War Memorial Marker and Gun image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2018
2. Civil War Memorial Marker and Gun
Probable 6.4 inch (100 pounder) Parrott Rifle
Monument is in Riverview Cemetery, about 225 feet NW of the 7th Street entrance between North Avenue and Hanover Street. Marker is in this post office area: Northumberland PA 17857, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); 1st. Lt. Carl F. Cooke (within shouting distance of this marker); Joseph Priestley (approx. half a mile away); Joseph Priestley House (approx. 0.8 miles away); Pennsylvania Canal (approx. 0.9 miles away); Wyoming Path (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Joseph Priestley (approx. one mile away); Shikellamy (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Northumberland.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil
 
Civil War Memorial and Soldiers' Plot image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2018
3. Civil War Memorial and Soldiers' Plot
Civil War Memorial Parrott Gun Muzzle Markings image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2018
4. Civil War Memorial Parrott Gun Muzzle Markings
No. 12 West Point Foundry 1862 9777
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 5, 2018. This page originally submitted on July 5, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 39 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 5, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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