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Artillery Corps Washington Grays

 
 
Artillery Corps Washington Grays Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 2014
1. Artillery Corps Washington Grays Marker
Inscription.
Erected by the
Artillery Corps Washington Grays

On the street at the west side of this square was formed the 17th Pennsylvania Volunteer Regiment, of which the Artillery Corps Washington Grays was a part, the first to arrive in Washington fully armed and equipped for active service.
 
Erected by Artillery Corps Washington Grays.
 
Location. 39° 57.006′ N, 75° 9.862′ W. Marker is in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in Philadelphia County. Marker is at the intersection of South Broad Street and Sansom Street, on the right when traveling south on South Broad Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Philadelphia PA 19102, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Union League of Philadelphia (a few steps from this marker); Oldest Photograph (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Louis I. Kahn (about 500 feet away); Anne Brancato Wood (about 600 feet away); Dutch Settlements on the Delaware (about 600 feet away); Swedish Settlements on the Delaware (about 600 feet away); William McKinley (about 700 feet away); Matthias William Baldwin (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Philadelphia.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Nearby, "The Spirit of '61" image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 2014
2. Nearby, "The Spirit of '61"
The Union League of Philadelphia image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 2014
3. The Union League of Philadelphia
The marker is at the lower right corner of the building.
Nearby, "The Pennsylvania Volunteer" image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, September 2014
4. Nearby, "The Pennsylvania Volunteer"
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 28, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 2, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 61 times since then. Last updated on August 16, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 2, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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