Easton in Northampton County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Charles A. Wikoff
Colonel, Twenty-Second Regiment of Infantry
during the assault on San Juan Hill,
while in command of the Third Brigade,
First Division, Fifth Army Corps,
July 1st 1898.
He was engaged in the following named battles:
Shiloh, Dog Walk, Stone River, Hoover's Gap, Chickamauga,
Missionary Ridge, Ringgold Heights, Tunnell Hill, Buzzard's
Roost, and several minor engagements and skirmishes, and
operations against hostile Indians on the western frontier.
He was twice brevetted during the Civil War "for gallant
and meritorious services in battle," and after his death
was named by the President for Brevet Brigadier General
"for conspicuous gallantry" in the Battle of San Juan Hill
where he fell at the head of his brigade.
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Patriots & Patriotism • War, Spanish-American • War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is July 1, 1898.
Location. 40° 41.767′ N, 75° 13.16′ W. Marker Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 401 North 7th Street, Easton PA 18042, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Traill Green (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Easton Cemetery (about 400 feet away); George Taylor (about 600 feet away); Edgar Moore Green (about 600 feet away); Peter Kichlein, Sr. (about 700 feet away); Veteran Flag Holder Medallions (approx. ¼ mile away); World War Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Nobori, 2010 (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Easton.
Also see . . . Charles Augustus Wikoff Bio. (Submitted on April 8, 2022, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 8, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 8, 2022, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 109 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 8, 2022, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.