Bordentown in Burlington County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
George S. Bowers
E. B. Tantum
To commemorate the devoted service
to his country of
George S. Bowers
Company F 8th Regiment
N. J. Volunteer Infantry
And all other loyal soldiers and sailors
who suffered untold misery starvation and
death, while confined as prisoners of war
in Andersonville and other Confederate
military prison pens of the south
during the war of the rebellion
1861 to 1865
What they suffered there
rather than desert our flag
should never be forgotten
Erected 1914 by E. B. Tantum.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1914.
Location. 40° 8.606′ N, 74° 41.895′ W. Marker is in Bordentown, New Jersey, in Burlington County. Marker can be reached from Cemetery Lane. Marker is located in Bordentown Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bordentown NJ 08505, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bordentown Veteran's Memorial (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Richard Watson Gilder HouseClara Barton (approx. 0.4 miles away); Clara Barton School (approx. 0.4 miles away); Dedicated to School No. 2 (approx. half a mile away); Borden's Towne (approx. half a mile away); Tower Clock (approx. 0.7 miles away); Bordentown Female College (approx. ¾ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bordentown.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 2, 2010, by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 641 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 2, 2010, by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.