Carlisle in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
500 U.S. Soldiers of the Civil War are Here Interred
are here Interred
John Barney John P. Beirne John C. Biglow William H. Brown
John Conway Albert D. Dailey Charles David John Driskell
George Earlenbough Marmaduke Foster Soloman Francis
John Glass Archibald Hatfield Joseph Hilpert Nathan Julien
Michael Kneafsey Henry Kuble Albert J. Lewis John Lewis
Robert McNickle John Miller Jacob Mickey Jeremiah Noonan
Edward OBrien Patrick ODell Elizah C. Penn Gustav Pfyffer
Robert N. Rattan Mathew Rayer John H. Sagle Charles Seabole
Daniel J. Smith Robert Smith John T. Soper William Wallace
The others are known but to God
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Cemeteries marker series.
Location. 40° 11.929′ N, 77° 10.704′ W. Marker is in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker can be reached from York Road (Pennsylvania Route 74) south of Ashland Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ashland Soldiers' Lot (a few steps from this marker); Confederate Artillery in Carlisle (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Seven Gables Park (about 700 feet away); St. Patrick's Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Saint Katharine's Hall (approx. 0.4 miles away); Bethel A.M.E. Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Gen. William Irvine (approx. half a mile away); Gen. John Armstrong (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carlisle.
Also see . . . Ashland Cemetery Soldiers' Lot. The soldiers lot in Ashland Cemetery contains one mass grave of 500 Union soldiers, only 35 of whom are identified. In 1960, the Federal Government erected a granite monument at the mass grave. A bronze plaque is inscribed, “500 U.S. Soldiers of the Civil War Are Here Interred / The Others Are Known But To God.” The inscription also includes the name of the identified soldiers. (Submitted on June 12, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 12, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 11, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 48 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 12, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.