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Graham Post No. 106 G.A.R. Civil War Memorial

Our Fallen Comrades

 
 
Graham Post No. 106 G.A.R. Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2009
1. Graham Post No. 106 G.A.R. Civil War Memorial
Looking north toward Jefferson Avenue.
Inscription.  
Erected
by Graham Post No. 106,
Grand Army of the Republic
July 4, 1879
to commemorate the services of those who
defended the nation
in the Civil War
of
1861-1865

 
Erected 1879 by Graham Post 106, G.A.R.
 
Topics. This historical marker memorial is listed in these topic lists: Fraternal or Sororal OrganizationsWar, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is July 4, 1879.
 
Location. 40° 15.115′ N, 75° 38.773′ W. Marker is in Pottstown, Pennsylvania, in Montgomery County. Marker is on Hanover Street, on the right when traveling north. Memorial is in Pottstown East Cemetery, bounded by Hanover Street, Jefferson Avenue, and Charlotte Street on northwest, northeast, and southeast sides, respectively. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pottstown PA 19464, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of Old Burial Ground (approx. 0.3 miles away); Philadelphia Steam Engine Fire Co. #1 (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Old Brick Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Potts Family Burial Ground
Graham Post No. 106 Memorial Dedication image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2009
2. Graham Post No. 106 Memorial Dedication
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(approx. 0.3 miles away); The Pottstown News (approx. 0.4 miles away); G.A.R. Statue (approx. half a mile away); Bahr Arcade (approx. half a mile away); Vietnam War (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pottstown.
 
Graham Post No. 106 G.A.R. Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2009
3. Graham Post No. 106 G.A.R. Memorial
68th PA Infantry Regiment names.
Graham Post No. 106 Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2009
4. Graham Post No. 106 Memorial
53rd PA Infantry Regiment names.
Graham Post No. 106 Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2009
5. Graham Post No. 106 Memorial
Names from other regiments
G.A.R. Burial Section Next to Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2009
6. G.A.R. Burial Section Next to Memorial
Peter B. Lessig Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2009
7. Peter B. Lessig Marker
Representative of others in GAR burial section.
G.A.R. Burial Plot Boundary Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 4, 2009
8. G.A.R. Burial Plot Boundary Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 3, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 916 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on November 3, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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