Carlisle in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Dickinson Students Part Ways
The autograph book belonging to Dickinson student F. B. Sellers contains comments such as these: “If I wear the Phi Kap badge, donít shoot me Frank. Yours fraternally, H. Kennedy Weber, Baltimore,” and “Though I am a Secessionalist, yet . . . I am your friend. May prosperity attend you in all you do, except in making war upon the South. Yours fraternally, Cyrus Galutt, Jr., Baltimore, Maryland.”
Erected by Pennsylvania Civil War Trails.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Pennsylvania Civil War Trails marker series.
Location. 40° Touch for map. Marker is on College Street, between High Street and Church Avenue. Marker is in this post office area: Carlisle PA 17013, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Forbes Road (here, next to this marker but has been reported missing); The Benjamin Rush Campus of Dickinson College (within shouting distance of this marker); The Charles Nisbet Campus of Dickinson College (within shouting distance of this marker); Dickinson College (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); West College: A National Historic Landmark (about 700 feet away); Beta Pi Chapter of Kappa Sigma Fraternity (about 700 feet away); The Presidentís House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dr. Benjamin Rush (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carlisle.
More about this marker. The bottom left of the marker contains the portraits of two Dickinson College students. These are Clarence Gearhart Jackson, Dickinson Class of 1860 – Union and John Henry Graybill, Dickinson Class of 1860 – Confederate, both Courtesy of Archives and Special Collections, Dickinson College, Carlisle, Pa.
The markerís lower right
Categories. • Education • War, US Civil •
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