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Chambersburg in Franklin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

War Between the States

1861-1865

 
 
War Between the States Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 7, 2010
1. War Between the States Marker
Inscription.
The following Penna. Commands
were organized and recruited
entirely or in part in Franklin County.

2nd Regt. Inf. – Co’s. A. B. C. • 35th Regt. Inf. – 6th Reserves Co. D. • 41st Regt. Inf. – 12th Reserves Co. K. • 43rd Regt. 1st Artillery Battery A. • 77th Regt. Inf. – Co’s. A. D. G. H. • Independent Battery B. Artillery • 37th Regt. Inf. – Co. K. • 103rd Regt. Inf. – Co. A. • 107th Regt. Inf. – Co. K. • 108th Regt. 11th Cavalry, Co. D. • 112th Regt. 2nd Artillery, Battery D. • 126th Regt. Inf. – Co’s. A. B. C. D. E. G. H. K. • 158th Regt. Inf. – Co’s. A. D. E. G. I. • 161st Regt. 16th Cavalry – Co. H. • 162nd Regt. 17th Cavalry – Co. G. • 165th Regt. Inf. – Co. A. • 182nd Regt. 21st Cavalry – Co’s. D. H. I. K. L. M. • 201st Regt. Inf – Co. K. • 205th Regt. Inf – Co. G. • 207th Regt. Inf – Co. F. • 209th Regt. Inf – Co. D. • 210th Regt. Inf – Co. D.
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A total of over 5000 officers and men
served in the Union Army from this county.

 
Location. 39° 56.249′ N, 77° 39.674′ W. Marker is in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (U.S. 11) and Lincoln
Marker in Chambersburg image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 7, 2010
2. Marker in Chambersburg
Way (U.S. 30), in the median on Main Street. Touch for map. The marker is located near Memorial Fountain at the center of Memorial Square. Marker is in this post office area: Chambersburg PA 17201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. French & Indian War – Revolutionary War – War of 1812 (here, next to this marker); Mexican War – Spanish American War – World War (here, next to this marker); U.S.S. Maine Memorial (here, next to this marker); Union Soldiers of Franklin County (here, next to this marker); World War II – Korean Conflict – Vietnam Conflict (a few steps from this marker); Finding Your Way (a few steps from this marker); Chambersburg Founded A.D. 1764 (a few steps from this marker); Underground Railroad Activity in Chambersburg (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chambersburg.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Memorial Fountain image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 7, 2010
3. Memorial Fountain
The War Between the States marker is seen here next to the Memorial Fountain. The fountain, which honors the more than 5,000 soldiers from Franklin County who served in the Civil War, is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Union Soldier Statue image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 7, 2010
4. Union Soldier Statue
This statue of a Union Soldier is located near the War Between the States marker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 28, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 398 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 28, 2011, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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