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Bordentown in Burlington County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

George S. Bowers

 
 
George S. Bowers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Deb Hartshorn, October 2, 2010
1. George S. Bowers Marker
Inscription.
Erected 1914 by
E. B. Tantum
To commemorate the devoted service
to his country of
George S. Bowers
Company F 8th Regiment
N. J. Volunteer Infantry
And all other loyal soldiers and sailors
who suffered untold misery starvation and
death, while confined as prisoners of war
in Andersonville and other Confederate
military prison pens of the south
during the war of the rebellion
1861 to 1865
What they suffered there
rather than desert our flag
should never be forgotten

 
Erected 1914 by E. B. Tantum.
 
Location. 40° 8.606′ N, 74° 41.895′ W. Marker is in Bordentown, New Jersey, in Burlington County. Marker can be reached from Cemetery Lane. Touch for map. Marker is located in Bordentown Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Bordentown NJ 08505, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bordentown Veteran's Memorial (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Richard Watson Gilder House (approx. 0.3 miles away); Clara Barton (approx. 0.4 miles away); Clara Barton School (approx.
George S. Bowers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Deb Hartshorn, October 2, 2010
2. George S. Bowers Marker
0.4 miles away); Dedicated to School No. 2 (approx. half a mile away); Borden's Towne (approx. half a mile away); Tower Clock (approx. 0.7 miles away); Bordentown Female College (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bordentown.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil
 
Cemetery Lane entrance to Bordentown Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Deb Hartshorn, October 2, 2010
3. Cemetery Lane entrance to Bordentown Cemetery
Cornerstone on building at Cemetery Lane entrance to Bordentown Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Deb Hartshorn, October 2, 2010
4. Cornerstone on building at Cemetery Lane entrance to Bordentown Cemetery
Sign on building at Cemetery Lane entrance to Bordentown Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Deb Hartshorn, October 2, 2010
5. Sign on building at Cemetery Lane entrance to Bordentown Cemetery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 2, 2010, by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 559 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 2, 2010, by Deb Hartshorn of Burlington County, New Jersey. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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