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

General Henry W. Perkins

Born August 28th, 1834

 

— Died January 14th, 1890 —

 
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By William Fischer, Jr., July 28, 2020
1. General Henry W. Perkins Marker
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Henry Welles Perkins, eldest son of Edward Henry and Susan Welles Perkins, was born at Athens, Pennsylvania, August 28th, 1834.

He entered the Army as First Lieutenant, Company A, 50th Regiment New York Engineers, September 11th, 1861; was appointed Captain and Assistant Adjutant General of Volunteers, December 23rd, 1862; was assigned as Lieutenant Colonel and Assistant Adjutant General, April 12th, 1864; was brevetted Colonel of Volunteers, March 13th, 1865, for valuable services in the office and in the field during the campaigns of Atlanta, Georgia, and the Carolinas; was brevetted Brigadier General of Volunteers, March 13th, 1865, for efficient services in the office and in the field, and was honorably mustered out January 12th, 1866. He served as Aide-de-Camp to General Butterfield from October-, 1861, to September 28th, 1863; was on the staff of General Hooker to April 13th, 1864; was Assistant Adjutant General 20th Corps to June 15th, 1865, and was thereafter on the staff of General Mower as Assistant Adjutant General, Eastern District of Texas, until mustered out.

He died at Nassau, New Providence, January 14th,

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By William Fischer, Jr., July 28, 2020
2. General Henry W. Perkins Marker (back)
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1890.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is January 12, 1866.
 
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. Captain Augustus S. 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 (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.
 
General Henry W. Perkins Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 28, 2020
3. General Henry W. Perkins Marker
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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 56 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 31, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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