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Bangor in Penobscot County, Maine — The American Northeast (New England)
 

Charles A. Thatcher

Capt. U. S. Navy

 
 
Charles A. Thatcher Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 30, 2017
1. Charles A. Thatcher Grave Marker
Inscription.

Killed near the mouth of the
Red River, Louisiana, while
in the service of his country,
commanding U.S. Gunboat Gazelle
Nov. 26, 1864,
Aged 27 Years.

 
Erected by the Thatcher Family.
 
Location. 44° 49.31′ N, 68° 43.672′ W. Marker is in Bangor, Maine, in Penobscot County. Marker is on Western Avenue north of Lake Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in Mount Hope Cemetery Lot 136CG, about 75 feet east of the cemetery office. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1048 State Street, Bangor ME 04401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Nathaniel Lord (within shouting distance of this marker); Park Holland (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Samuel Call (about 500 feet away); Rev. Henry C. Henries (about 600 feet away); Capt. John Ayer (about 600 feet away); Civil War Memorial (about 600 feet away); Second Maine Regiment (about 700 feet away); Grand Army of the Republic Fort and Soldiers and Sailors Lot (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bangor.
 
Also see . . .  Gazelle I (SwStr) in Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships
Charles A. Thatcher Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 30, 2017
2. Charles A. Thatcher Grave Marker
In Thatcher Family Plot
. (Submitted on November 27, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesPatriots & PatriotismWar, US CivilWaterways & Vessels
 
View from Charles A. Thatcher Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., July 30, 2017
3. View from Charles A. Thatcher Grave Marker
Looking west toward cemetery office
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 27, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 27, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 40 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 27, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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