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

Civil War Resistance

 
 
Civil War Resistance Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 4, 2017
1. Civil War Resistance Marker
Inscription. Recruitment officer Col. Cyrus Butler was shot and killed by local draft resister Joseph Lounsberry in October 1864 just west of this location. Afterwards, the government sent troops to the county and arrested over 150 men. This included the Bloody Knox incident when another soldier and deserter were killed.
 
Erected 2004 by Clearfield County Bicentennial Committee.
 
Location. 41° 3.159′ N, 78° 25.67′ W. Marker is near Clearfield, Pennsylvania, in Clearfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Goshen Road and Pifer Road, on the right when traveling south on Goshen Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Clearfield PA 16830, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. French and Indian War Expedition (approx. 1.9 miles away); Hillcrest Cemetery (approx. 1.9 miles away); Presbyterian Church (approx. 2 miles away); Bigler House (approx. 2 miles away); Clearfield County (approx. 2 miles away); Senator William W. Betts (approx. 2.1 miles away); Kurtz Brothers Building (approx. 2.1 miles away); William Bigler (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clearfield.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Civil War Resistance Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 4, 2017
2. Civil War Resistance Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 5, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 5, 2017, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 61 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 5, 2017, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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