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

500 U.S. Soldiers of the Civil War are Here Interred

 
 
500 U.S. Soldiers of the Civil War are Here Interred Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 11, 2019
1. 500 U.S. Soldiers of the Civil War are Here Interred Marker
Inscription.  
500 U.S. Soldiers of the
Civil War
are here Interred

John Barney • John P. Beirne • John C. Biglow • William H. Brown
John Conway • Albert D. Dailey • Charles David • John Driskell
George Earlenbough • Marmaduke Foster • Soloman Francis
John Glass • Archibald Hatfield • Joseph Hilpert • Nathan Julien
Michael Kneafsey • Henry Kuble • Albert J. Lewis • John Lewis
Robert McNickle • John Miller • Jacob Mickey • Jeremiah Noonan
Edward O’Brien • Patrick O’Dell • Elizah C. Penn • Gustav Pfyffer
Robert N. Rattan • Mathew Rayer • John H. Sagle • Charles Seabole
Daniel J. Smith • Robert Smith • John T. Soper • William Wallace

The others are known but to God

 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the National Cemeteries series list.
 
Location. 40° 11.929′ N, 77° 10.704′ W. Marker is in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Memorial can be reached
500 U.S. Soldiers of the Civil War are Here Interred Marker (<i>wide view</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 11, 2019
2. 500 U.S. Soldiers of the Civil War are Here Interred Marker (wide view)
from York Road (Pennsylvania Route 74) south of Ashland Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Marker is in Ashland Cemetery Soldiers' Lot, which is located in Section D (west side) of Ashland Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Carlisle PA 17013, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ashland Soldiers' Lot (a few steps from this marker); Confederate Artillery in Carlisle (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Seven Gables Park (about 700 feet away); St. Patrick's Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Saint Patrick Church & Cemetery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Saint Katharine's Hall (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bethel A.M.E. Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Gen. William Irvine (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carlisle.
 
Also see . . .  Ashland Cemetery Soldiers' Lot. The soldiers’ lot in Ashland Cemetery contains one mass grave of 500 Union soldiers, only 35 of whom are identified. In 1960, the Federal Government erected a granite monument at the mass grave. A bronze plaque is inscribed, “500 U.S. Soldiers of the Civil War Are Here Interred / The Others Are Known But To God.” The inscription also includes the name of the identified soldiers. (Submitted on June 12, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
The entire north half of Ashland Soldier's Lot is dedicated to these 500 soldiers image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, June 11, 2019
3. The entire north half of Ashland Soldier's Lot is dedicated to these 500 soldiers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 12, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 11, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 107 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 12, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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