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

Captain Augustus S. Perkins

Born July 13, 1838.

 

— Killed in Battle December 11, 1862. —

 
Captain Augustus S. Perkins Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 28, 2020
1. Captain Augustus S. Perkins Marker
Inscription.  

Augustus Simeon Perkins
(son of Edward Henry & Susan
Welles Perkins) was born
at Athens, Pa. July 13, 1838.
He entered the Army at the
commencement of the war
in 1861, and while serving
as captain of Company I 50th
Regiment New York Volunteer
Engineers, fell at his post
of duty during the Battle of
Fredericksburg Va. Dec. 11, 1862

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 41° 58.337′ N, 76° 31.715′ W. Marker is in Athens, Pennsylvania, in Bradford County. Marker is in Tioga Point Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 803 North Main Street, Athens PA 18810, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. General Henry W. Perkins (here, next to this marker); McKinney Family (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); War Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Athens (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named War Memorial
Captain Augustus S. Perkins Marker (back) image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 28, 2020
2. Captain Augustus S. Perkins Marker (back)
(approx. 0.6 miles away); Guthrie Square (approx. ¾ mile away); Lehigh Valley Railroad (approx. ¾ mile away); World War I Doughboy (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Athens.
 
Also see . . .  The Death of Augustus Perkins (Emerging Civil War, Quint, 2015). (Submitted on July 31, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Captain Augustus S. Perkins Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 28, 2020
3. Captain Augustus S. Perkins Marker
Left obelisk
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 31, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 31, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 52 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 31, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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