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97th Regiment of Pennsylvania Volunteers Memorial

 
 
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By Keith S Smith, March 21, 2011
1. 97th Regiment of Pennsylvania Volunteers Memorial Marker
NORTH VIEW: Field and Staff Officers at the organization of the Regiment, Colonel Henry R. Guss, Lieut. Colonel Augustus P. Duer, Major Galusha Pennypacker, Surgeon John R. Everhart, Assistant Surgeon George W. Miller, Adjutant Henry W. Carruthers, Quarter Master David Jones, Chaplain William Whitehead
Inscription. (East Side):
Erected by the Surviving Members of the Ninety Seventh Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers to the Memory of Its Dead. Dedicated October 29, 1887

(North Side):
Field and Staff Officers at the organization of the Regiment, Colonel Henry R. Guss, Lieut. Colonel Augustus P. Duer, Major Galusha Pennypacker, Surgeon John R. Everhart, Assistant Surgeon George W. Miller, Adjutant Henry W. Carruthers, Quarter Master David Jones, Chaplain William Whitehead

(South Side):
Fort Clinch, James Island, Secessionville, Siege of Charleston, Wagner & Gregg, Dury’s Bluff, Green Plains, Cold Harbor, Petersburg Heights, Cemetery Hill, Mine Explosion, Deep Bottom, Charles City Road, Darby Town Road, Fort Fisher, Wilmington, Surrender of Johnson

(West View):
Organized at Camp Everhart and Camp Wayne, West Chester, Pennsylvania, October 29, 1861 Companies, A, B, C, E, F, H, and K, from Chester County, Companies D, G, and I, from Delaware County, Mustered out of Service at Weldon, North Carolina, August 28, 1865
 
Erected 1887 by Surviving Members of the Ninety Seventh Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers.
 
Location. 39° 57.883′ N, 75° 36.276′ W. Marker
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By Keith S Smith, March 21, 2011
2. 97th Regiment of Pennsylvania Volunteers Memorial Marker
is in West Chester, Pennsylvania, in Chester County. Marker is at the intersection of North Walnut Street and North Walnut Street & East Biddle Street, on the right when traveling north on North Walnut Street. Touch for map. Located in Marshall Square Park. Marker is in this post office area: West Chester PA 19380, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Marshall Square Park (here, next to this marker); General Lafayette (within shouting distance of this marker); Marquis De LaFayette (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); David Townsend House (about 600 feet away); Simon Barnard Row (about 600 feet away); G. Raymond Rettew (approx. 0.2 miles away); Woman's Rights Convention of 1852 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Historic West Chester, Pennsylvania Building (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in West Chester.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
97th Regiment of Pennsylvania Volunteers Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, March 21, 2011
3. 97th Regiment of Pennsylvania Volunteers Memorial Marker
EAST VIEW: Erected by the Surviving Members of the Ninety Seventh Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers to the Memory of Its Dead. Dedicated October 29, 1887
97th Regiment of Pennsylvania Volunteers Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, March 21, 2011
4. 97th Regiment of Pennsylvania Volunteers Memorial Marker
WEST VIEW: Organized at Camp Everhart and Camp Wayne, West Chester, Pennsylvania, October 29, 1861 Companies, A, B, C, E, F, H, and K, from Chester County, Companies D, G, and I, from Delaware County, Mustered out of Service at Weldon, North Carolina, August 28, 1865
97th Regiment of Pennsylvania Volunteers Memorial Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, March 21, 2011
5. 97th Regiment of Pennsylvania Volunteers Memorial Marker
SOUTH VIEW: Fort Clinch, James Island, Secessionville, Siege of Charleston, Wagner & Gregg, Dury’s Bluff, Green Plains, Cold Harbor, Petersburg Heights, Cemetery Hill, Mine Explosion, Deep Bottom, Charles City Road, Darby Town Road, Fort Fisher, Wilmington, Surrender of Johnson
97th Regiment of Pennsylvania Volunteers Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Jim Salvas of West Chester, PA, November 7, 2015
6. 97th Regiment of Pennsylvania Volunteers Memorial
The monument as it looks today ~ professional time lapse photograph
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By Keith S Smith, March 21, 2011
7. 97th Regiment of Pennsylvania Volunteers Memorial Marker
97th Pennsylvania Volunteers Reunion image. Click for full size.
By Chris McGlinn, West Chester, PA
8. 97th Pennsylvania Volunteers Reunion
~ In October of 1906 the survivors of the 97th held a reunion ~
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 6, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 22, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 940 times since then and 116 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 22, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.   6. submitted on November 8, 2015, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.   7. submitted on March 22, 2011, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.   8. submitted on July 4, 2017, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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