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York in York County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Civil War Memorial

 
 
Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 30, 2015
1. Civil War Memorial
Inscription.  

Erected in memory of the
Defenders of the Union
1861-5

United States Hospital,
Established at York.
1862.

The dead here interred
were soldiers of the
Union from sixteen states
who died in hospital,
at their homes or
on battle fields.

[Flag pole] Donated to the
Woman's Relief Corps No. 86
Auxiliary to the
Grand Army of the Republic
by York Lodge No. 148
Loyal Order of Moose
York, Pennsylvania.
May 30th 1926.


 
Erected 1874 by Ladies Aid Society and Citizens of York.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesFraternal or Sororal OrganizationsPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the National Cemeteries series list.
 
Location. 39° 58.396′ N, 76° 43.968′ W. Marker is in York, Pennsylvania, in York County. Memorial is in Prospect Hill Cemetery, about 500 feet NNW of the George Street entrance.
Civil War Memorial Dedication image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 30, 2015
2. Civil War Memorial Dedication
Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 700 North George Street, York PA 17404, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Prospect Hill Soldiers' Lot (a few steps from this marker); Philip Livingston (within shouting distance of this marker); Fallen Heroes Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Interlocking Tower (approx. half a mile away); Statue of Liberty Replica (approx. 0.6 miles away); Liberty Garden (approx. 0.6 miles away); Memorial Bench in Memory of Police Officer Henry C. Schaad (approx. 0.6 miles away); Memorial Bench in Memory of Ms. Lillie Belle Allen (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in York.
 
Also see . . .  Prospect Hill Cemetery, York PA. (Submitted on April 13, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 30, 2015
3. Civil War Memorial
Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 30, 2015
4. Civil War Memorial
Civil War Memorial Sponsors image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 30, 2015
5. Civil War Memorial Sponsors
Civil War Memorial Flag Pole image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 30, 2015
6. Civil War Memorial Flag Pole
Civil War Memorial Statue image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 30, 2015
7. Civil War Memorial Statue
Civil War Memorial Cannon Maker's Mark image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 30, 2015
8. Civil War Memorial Cannon Maker's Mark
PRLP 55Lb Weight 1005Lb 12Pr
Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 30, 2015
9. Civil War Memorial
Looking south into downtown York
Civil War Memorial in Soldiers Lot image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., March 30, 2015
10. Civil War Memorial in Soldiers Lot
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 13, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 340 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10. submitted on April 13, 2015, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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