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Hampton Battery Monument

 
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, April 15, 2015
1. Hampton Battery Monument Marker
Inscription.
 
Location. 40° 27.133′ N, 80° 0.109′ W. Marker is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Touch for map. Monument is located in Allegheny Commons Park East, on Pittsburgh's North Side. Marker is in this post office area: Pittsburgh PA 15212, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Stephen Collins Foster (within shouting distance of this marker); The Pittsburgh Platform (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Perry's Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charles Taze Russell (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Free Public Library Building in the United States (approx. 0.2 miles away); Pittsburgh's Grand Hall at the Priory (approx. 0.2 miles away); Founding Convention of the CIO (approx. 0.2 miles away); The First Visit of Abraham Lincoln (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pittsburgh.
 
Also see . . .  Original Hampton's Battery F. (Submitted on April 15, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
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By Mike Wintermantel, April 15, 2015
2. Hampton Battery Monument
TODD side
Cherry Run
Hancock
Edenburg
Stoney Creek
Winchester
Fishers Hill
Middletown
Freeman's Ford
White Sulphur Springs
Waterloo
Bull Run
Chantilly
Falls Church
South Mountain
Antietam
Berrysville
Chancellorsville
Gettysburg
Blackburns Ford
Mine Run
White Hall Church
Mortons Ford
Hampton Battery Monument image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 15, 2015
3. Hampton Battery Monument
MILLER side
Organized October 8, 1861
Mustered out of United States service
June 24, 1865
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By Mike Wintermantel, April 15, 2015
4. Hampton Battery Monument
GEARY side
Robert B. Hampton
Edward R. Geary
Joseph L. Miller
Joseph B. Todd
Charles R. Bright
John Bright
Henry Fieres
James Dennison
Henry G. Hess
Charles Hanshaw
William Hastings
John H. Herbert
Jacob Keirsh
William Lacy
Joseph S. Leech
Joseph H. M'Connell
William I. Nevin
Hugh Purdy
Adam Rath
James Stackhouse
James D. Teese
John Webber
James Wallace
Richard H. Lee
William Helman
John E. Laughrey
Robert Glasgow
Patrick Heffernan
Hampton Battery Monument image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, April 15, 2015
5. Hampton Battery Monument
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By Mike Wintermantel, April 15, 2015
6. Hampton Battery Monument
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By Mike Wintermantel, April 15, 2015
7. Hampton Battery Monument Cannon
Ironically, this cannon is from the Spanish American War
This cannon presented by the United States Government to Allegheny June 29th 1899.
Captured from the Spanish at Santiago Cuba. By the Americans under the command of Gen. Wm. C. Shafter. July 7, 1898.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 15, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 271 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on April 15, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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