West Chester in Chester County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
97th Regiment of Pennsylvania Volunteers Memorial
Erected by the Surviving Members of the Ninety Seventh Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers to the Memory of Its Dead. Dedicated October 29, 1887
Field and Staff Officers at the organization of the Regiment, Colonel Henry R. Guss, Lieut. Colonel Augustus P. Duer, Major Galusha Pennypacker, Surgeon John R. Everhart, Assistant Surgeon George W. Miller, Adjutant Henry W. Carruthers, Quarter Master David Jones, Chaplain William Whitehead
Fort Clinch, James Island, Secessionville, Siege of Charleston, Wagner & Gregg, Dury’s Bluff, Green Plains, Cold Harbor, Petersburg Heights, Cemetery Hill, Mine Explosion, Deep Bottom, Charles City Road, Darby Town Road, Fort Fisher, Wilmington, Surrender of Johnson
Organized at Camp Everhart and Camp Wayne, West Chester, Pennsylvania, October 29, 1861 Companies, A, B, C, E, F, H, and K, from Chester County, Companies D, G, and I, from Delaware County, Mustered out of Service at Weldon, North Carolina, August 28, 1865
Erected 1887 by Surviving Members
Topics. This historical marker memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is October 29, 1887.
Location. 39° 57.883′ N, 75° 36.276′ W. Marker is in West Chester, Pennsylvania, in Chester County. Marker is at the intersection of North Walnut Street and North Walnut Street & East Biddle Street, on the right when traveling north on North Walnut Street. Located in Marshall Square Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: West Chester PA 19380, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Marshall Square Park (here, next to this marker); General Lafayette (within shouting distance of this marker); Marquis De LaFayette (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); David Townsend House (about 600 feet away); Simon Barnard Row (about 600 feet away); G. Raymond Rettew (approx. 0.2 miles away); Woman's Rights Convention of 1852 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Historic West Chester, Pennsylvania Building (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Chester.
Credits. This page was last revised on July 6, 2017. It was originally submitted on March 22, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,240 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 22, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. 6. submitted on November 8, 2015, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. 7. submitted on March 22, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. 8. submitted on July 4, 2017, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.