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Boalsburg in Centre County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

108th Field Artillery

 
 
108th Field Artillery Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 23, 2009
1. 108th Field Artillery Memorial
Inscription. (Front):
World War I
Champagne
Oise-Aisne
Lorraine
Meuse-Argonne
Ypres-Lys

World War II
Normandy
Northern France
Ardennes
Rhineland
Central Europe

(Back):
Organized Dec. 11, 1840
1st Vol. Inf., 102nd of the line
2nd Infantry, Nov. 30, 1860
19th Penna. Vol., April 27, 1861
90th Penna. Vol., Sept. 3, 1861
Army of the Potomac
Twenty nine major engagements
2nd Infantry, Oct. 29, 1887
Spanish-American War, May 13, 1898
2nd Infantry, Mexican border
June 30, 1916
2nd Penna. F.A., Oct. 23, 1916
108th F.A., Oct. 11, 1917
World War I, five campaigns
108th F.A. Battalion, Feb. 17, 1942
World War II, five campaigns
German, Nov. 11, 1951

 
Location. 40° 46.842′ N, 77° 47.645′ W. Marker is in Boalsburg, Pennsylvania, in Centre County. Marker is on Boalsburg Pike 0.1 miles from Boal Avenue (U.S. 322), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located in front of the 28th Division Shrine. Best access from the parking area for the Pennsylvania Military Museum. Marker is in this post office area: Boalsburg PA 16827, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 111th Infantry Regiment (a few steps from this marker); 112th Infantry Regiment
Back of Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, May 23, 2009
2. Back of Memorial
(a few steps from this marker); Honoring the 28th (within shouting distance of this marker); 109th Machine Gun Battalion (within shouting distance of this marker); 108th Machine Gun Battalion (within shouting distance of this marker); 103rd Medical Battalion and Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); 110th Infantry Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); 107th Field Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Boalsburg.
 
Categories. War, Spanish-AmericanWar, US CivilWar, World IWar, World II
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 12, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,319 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 12, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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