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The 25th New York Cavalry

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, February 21, 2021
1. The 25th New York Cavalry Marker
Inscription.  Sacred to the memory of our comrades who gave their lives in defence of the National Capitol July 11, 1864
 
Erected by State of New York in honor of the 25th N.Y. Vol. Cav.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Defenses of Washington, and the National Cemeteries series lists.
 
Location. 38° 58.247′ N, 77° 1.618′ W. Marker is in Takoma in Washington, District of Columbia. Memorial is on Georgia Avenue Northwst (U.S. 29) north of Van Buren Street Northwest, on the right when traveling north. Marker is in the Battleground National Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6625 Georgia Ave NW, Washington DC 20012, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Roll Call (here, next to this marker); 98th Pennsylvania Infantry (here, next to this marker); Battleground National Cemetery (a few steps from this marker); The 122nd New York Volunteer Infantry (a few steps from this marker);
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By Allen C. Browne, February 13, 2005
2. The 25th New York Cavalry Marker
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Company K, 150th Ohio National Guard Infantry (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Battleground National Cemetery (a few steps from this marker); Automobiling on The Avenue (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of a Tulip Tree (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Takoma.
 
The 25th New York Cavalry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, February 13, 2005
3. The 25th New York Cavalry Marker
The 25th New York Cavalry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, June 23, 2013
4. The 25th New York Cavalry Marker
Elijah Hufletin image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, June 23, 2013
5. Elijah Hufletin
Private, Company A, 25th New York Cavalry
Age: 28
Origin: New York
Killed at Fort Stevens, July 12, 1864
Grave # 17
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By Allen C. Browne, June 23, 2013
6. Wilhelm Frei
Private, Company D, 25th New York Cavalry
Age: 25
Origin: Germany
Killed in action, Fort Stevens, July 11, 1864
Grave # 19
Alternatively identified as William Fray, William Gray or William Tray
Alfred C. Starbird image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, June 23, 2013
7. Alfred C. Starbird
Sergeant, Company K, 25th New York Infantry Age: 31
Origin: Pennsylvania
Killed in action, July 12, 1864 at Fort Stevens
Grave # 33
Jeremiah Maloney image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, June 23, 2013
8. Jeremiah Maloney
Private, Company K, 25th New York Cavalry
Age: 21
Origin: Ireland
Killed in Action, July 13, 1864 near Fort Stevens
Grave # 34
Thomas Richardson image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, June 23, 2013
9. Thomas Richardson
Sergeant, Company B, 25th New York Cavalry
Age: 24
Origin: Ireland
Killed in Action, July 11, 1864 at Fort Stevens
Grave # 35
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 21, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 9, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 886 times since then and 50 times this year. Last updated on August 10, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. Photos:   1. submitted on February 21, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on August 9, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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