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A Soldier Story

The capture of the flag of the 11th Mississippi Infantry

 

—17 September 1862 —

 
A Soldier Story Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 11, 2012
1. A Soldier Story Marker
Inscription. A Soldier Story:
The capture of the flag of the 11th Mississippi Infantry 17 September 1862
“Col. Dwight caught up our rebel flag.”
Capt. Charles F. Morse Company B, 2nd Mass. Infantry
 
Erected by U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center.
 
Location. 40° 12.267′ N, 77° 9.578′ W. Marker is in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker can be reached from Army Heritage Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Carlisle PA 17013, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Toll Paid in Blood (within shouting distance of this marker); Bugler John Cook (within shouting distance of this marker); A New German Offender: (within shouting distance of this marker); The Army's Work Horse (within shouting distance of this marker); Model 1857 Light 12 Pound Gun-Howitzer (within shouting distance of this marker); Drummer Jarvis Hanks (within shouting distance of this marker); The Carlisle Forge (within shouting distance of this marker); Training Center (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carlisle.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Insert - The capture of the flag image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 11, 2012
2. Insert - The capture of the flag
Insert - the fate of Colonel Dwight image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 11, 2012
3. Insert - the fate of Colonel Dwight
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 5, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 4, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 4, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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