Dunmore in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Grand Army of the Republic Post 139 Memorial
G A R Post 139
[Flag Pole] Presented by
Chas. B. Scott
May 30, 1916
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.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Patriots & Patriotism • War, 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 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).
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 56 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 21, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.