Petersburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Col. George W. Gowen Monument
Erected by the surviving
Comrades, school children and
Citizens of Schuylkill County,
Pennsylvania, and dedicated to
The memory of the dead of
The 48th Regiment Pennsylvania
Col. George W. Gowen,
Killed in action in front of
Fort Mahone, April 2nd, 1865
Aged 25 years
Erected 1907 by Citizens of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania.
Location. 37° 12.174′ N, 77° 22.851′ W. Marker is in Petersburg, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of South Crater Road (U.S. 301) and South Sycamore Street, on the right when traveling south on South Crater Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Petersburg VA 23805, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Men and Boys of Petersburg (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pennsylvania Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lincoln In Petersburg (approx. 0.2 miles away); Battery 31 (approx. 0.6 miles away); Fort Davis (approx. ¾ mile away); a different marker also named Fort Davis Graham Road (approx. 0.9 miles away); Joshua L. Chamberlain Promoted “On The Spot” (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Petersburg.
Also see . . .
1. CWSAC Battle Summary. Petersburg (Submitted on April 1, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
2. CWSAC Battle Summary. Battle of the Crater. (Submitted on April 1, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 1, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,323 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on April 1, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.