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Camp Hill in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Cumberland Riflemen

 
 
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By Bill Pfingsten, January 24, 2006
1. Cumberland Riflemen Marker
Inscription. Capt. William Hendricks led from nearby Cumberland County points a company of riflemen to Quebec, Canada. There they fought Dec. 31, 1775, at the side of Gen. Richard Montgomery. Hendricks was killed in action.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 40° 14.437′ N, 76° 55.518′ W. Marker is in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker is on Market Street near 24th St., on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Camp Hill PA 17011, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Maurice K. Goddard (a few steps from this marker); The Skirmish of Oyster’s Point (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); White Hall School (about 300 feet away); Camp Hill Church of God (approx. 0.3 miles away); Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 0.4 miles away); Robert Whitehill (1735 - 1813) (approx. half a mile away); Camp Hill (approx. 0.8 miles away); Lemoyne (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Camp Hill.
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Cumberland Riflemen Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, January 24, 2006
2. Cumberland Riflemen Marker
 
 
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