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Grand Army of the Republic Post 139 Memorial

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., November 3, 2021
1. Grand Army of the Republic Post 139 Memorial
Monument base; top is missing
Inscription.  
G. A. R.
1878.
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1900.
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G A R Post 139
[Flag Pole] Presented by
Chas. B. Scott
Scranton, Pa.
May 30, 1916
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The Bivouac of the Dead

The muffled drum's sad roll has beat
the soldier's last tattoo,
No more on life's parade shall meet
that brave and fallen few.
On fame's eternal camping ground
their silent tents are spread,
and glory guards with solemn round,
the bivouac of the dead.

 
Erected 1900.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 41° 25.737′ N, 75° 38.214′ W. Marker is in Dunmore, Pennsylvania, in Lackawanna County. The G.A.R. memorial is in Section B of Forest Hill Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1830 Jefferson Avenue, Scranton PA 18509, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Rev. Jacob M. Koehler (approx. Ό mile
Grand Army of the Republic Post 139 Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 3, 2021
2. Grand Army of the Republic Post 139 Memorial
Flag Pole marker
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away); Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Robert Patrick Casey (approx. 0.3 miles away); Marywood University Timeline (approx. 0.3 miles away); Site of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary Motherhouse (approx. 0.3 miles away); Saint Casimir (approx. 0.4 miles away); Colonel George Whitfield Scranton (approx. half a mile away); Jim Crowley (approx. 0.6 miles away).
 
Grand Army of the Republic Post 139 Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 3, 2021
3. Grand Army of the Republic Post 139 Memorial
Flag Pole base
Grand Army of the Republic Post 139 Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 3, 2021
4. Grand Army of the Republic Post 139 Memorial Marker
Grand Army of the Republic Post 139 Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 3, 2021
5. Grand Army of the Republic Post 139 Memorial
Grand Army of the Republic Post 139 Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., November 3, 2021
6. Grand Army of the Republic Post 139 Memorial
Close to flag pole
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 21, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 21, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 25 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 21, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.

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