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Cumberland County Civil War Memorial

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., January 29, 2009
1. Cumberland County Civil War Memorial
Inscription.  In honor of the soldiers of Cumberland County who fell in defense of the Union during the Great Rebellion.

This monument is created by those who revere Patriotism and wish to perpetuate the Memory of the Brave Men, who aided in saving the Nation and securing the Blessings of Liberty to All.
 
Erected by The People of Cumberland County.
 
Topics. This historical marker memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 40° 12.081′ N, 77° 11.374′ W. Marker is in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of High Street (U.S. 11) and Hanover Street (Pennsylvania Route 34), on the right when traveling east on High Street. Memorial is on the public square just north of the old courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Carlisle PA 17013, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Liberty Tree (a few steps from this marker); Vietnam War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Jim Thorpe (a few steps from this marker); Historical Directory of Carlisle
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By William Fischer, Jr., July 5, 2009
2. Cumberland County Civil War Memorial
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(a few steps from this marker); Shelling of Carlisle (a few steps from this marker); First Presbyterian Church (a few steps from this marker); China Burma India Veteran's Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Carlisle Public Square (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carlisle.
 
Cumberland County Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., January 29, 2009
3. Cumberland County Civil War Memorial
The text is duplicated on an adjacent bronze panel.
Cumberland County Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 5, 2009
4. Cumberland County Civil War Memorial
Bronze tablets list the fading honor roll of men found on the monument.
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By Larry Gertner, April 7, 2014
5. Cumberland County Civil War Memorial
Panel 1
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By Larry Gertner, April 7, 2014
6. Cumberland County Civil War Memorial
Panel 2
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By Larry Gertner, April 7, 2014
7. Cumberland County Civil War Memorial
Panel 3
Cumberland County Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, April 7, 2014
8. Cumberland County Civil War Memorial
Panel 4
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 6, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 12, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,147 times since then and 9 times this year. Last updated on September 18, 2011. Photos:   1. submitted on February 12, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   2. submitted on May 18, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on February 12, 2009, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   4. submitted on May 18, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.   5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on June 6, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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