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Maj. Thomas Yeager

 
 
Maj. Thomas Yeager Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 5, 2020
1. Maj. Thomas Yeager Marker
Inscription.  

Born Nov. 2, 1825
Fell at the Battle of
Fair Oaks Virginia
June 1, 1862.
Aged 36 Years, 6 Months,
and 29 Days.

Constitution
[upheld by the sword]


 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 40° 36.312′ N, 75° 28.924′ W. Marker is in Allentown, Pennsylvania, in Lehigh County. Monument is along Wayne Street (the main east-west cemetery road) in Union-West End Cemetery, northwest of 10th and Chew Streets. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Allentown PA 18102, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 959 West Turner Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); 953 West Turner Street (approx. 0.2 miles away); 935 West Turner Street (approx. ¼ mile away); Serg't Henry T. Loose (approx. ¼ mile away); Soldiers of the American Revolution and War of 1812 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Soldiers and Sailors Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away); a different marker also
Maj. Thomas Yeager Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 5, 2020
2. Maj. Thomas Yeager Monument
Looking west
named Soldiers and Sailors Monument (approx. 0.6 miles away); World War Memorial (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Allentown.
 
Regarding Maj. Thomas Yeager. Yeager served as Captain of Company G, 25th PA Infantry (3 months, AKA Allen's Rifles) from April 18-July 26, 1861, and was a member of the Field & Staff of the 53rd PA Infantry from November 7, 1861 until his death.
 
Also see . . .  Battle of Seven Pines (Fair Oaks). (Submitted on October 6, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 6, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 54 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 6, 2020, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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