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William C. Ashwell

 
 
William C. Ashwell Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 3, 2018
1. William C. Ashwell Memorial
Inscription.  

Pri. Battery G. 7 Regt.
Coast Artly Cor.

Died in France Jan. 10, 1918
in his 22nd year.
A Memorial by the Citizens
to the First Soldier of
Shippensburg to give his life
for worlds peace


 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesCharity & Public WorkPatriots & PatriotismWar, World I. A significant day of the year for for this entry is May 31.
 
Location. 40° 2.949′ N, 77° 31.794′ W. Marker is in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Monument is in the Speaking Ground portion of Spring Hill Cemetery Section 3.3, accessed off North Morris Street (Pennsylvania Route 533), about 0.2 miles NW of King Street (US Hwy 11). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Shippensburg PA 17257, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Braddock Expedition (approx. 0.2 miles away); This Tablet Marks the Site of Fort Morris (approx. 0.2 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Galen J. Karper (approx. ¼ mile away); Mc Lean House
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); Residence of George H. Stewart, Sr. (approx. 0.3 miles away); General Samuel Sturgis: Hero of Antietam's Burnside Bridge (approx. half a mile away); Rebel Headquarters in Shippensburg, June 24-27, 1863 (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shippensburg.
 
Also see . . .  William Cloyd Ashwell at Find A Grave. (Submitted on July 15, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
William C. Ashwell Memorial Detail image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 3, 2018
2. William C. Ashwell Memorial Detail
William C. Ashwell Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By William Fischer, Jr., July 3, 2018
3. William C. Ashwell Memorial
Looking ENE
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 15, 2018. It was originally submitted on July 15, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 151 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 15, 2018, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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