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Hero of Gettysburg

Brigadier General Strong Vincent

 

— June 17, 1837 — July 7, 1863 —

 
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1. Hero of Gettysburg Marker
Inscription.  
Hero of Gettysburg
Brigadier General
Strong Vincent
June 17, 1837 — July 7, 1863

Mortally wounded
defending his position
on Little Roundtop
Battle of Gettysburg
July 2, 1863

Engaged at
Hanover Court House
Fredericksburg
Chancellorsville
Upperville
Gettysburg


 
Erected by Strong Vincent Commemoratives Committee, The Erie County and Crawford County Funeral Directors.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 42° 8.199′ N, 80° 5.137′ W. Marker is in Erie, Pennsylvania, in Erie County. Memorial is at the intersection of Holland Street and East Front Street, on the right when traveling south on Holland Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 160 East Front Street, Erie PA 16507, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Erie 9-11 Memorial (a few steps from this marker); USS Michigan Anchor (within shouting distance of this marker); Paul Allman Siple
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); William Leverett Morrison (about 300 feet away); Flagship Niagara (about 400 feet away); African American Sailors in the Battle of Lake Erie (about 400 feet away); Making of the Flag "Don't Give Up The Ship" (about 500 feet away); Russian Town / Pycckое Cоседство (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Erie.
 
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Carte-de-visite published by Dolph Bros., Erie, Pa. (image courtesy Oviatt Library, CSUN), circa 1862
7. Strong Vincent
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 18, 2019. It was originally submitted on April 16, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 150 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 16, 2018, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   7. submitted on April 17, 2018. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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