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Sunbury in Northumberland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Northumberland Civil War Memorial

 
 
Northumberland Civil War Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, August 22, 2015
1. Northumberland Civil War Memorial
Inscription.
West Side

Give them the meed they have won in the past
Give them the honors their merits forecast
Give them the chaplets they won in the strife
Give them the laurels they lost with their life.

South side
Erected to the
Memory of the gallant soldiers
of Northumberland County
who fell in the
battles of the Great Rebellion

East Side
Corner stone laid
May 30, 1874
Erected
July 4, 1879

North Side
James Cameron
of Northumberland Co.
Col. of the 79th N.Y. Cameronian Vols
fell at the head of his Regt.
at the Battle of Bull Run
July 21, 1861
Aged 61 years.
 
Location. 40° 51.708′ N, 76° 47.591′ W. Marker is in Sunbury, Pennsylvania, in Northumberland County. Marker is at the intersection of Market Street and 3rd Street, in the median on Market Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sunbury PA 17801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. For Those Who Served (here, next to this marker); Lorenzo Da Ponte (1749-1838) (a few steps from this marker); Sunbury War Memorials (a few steps from this marker); Northumberland County

Northumberland Civil War Memorial West Side image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, August 22, 2015
2. Northumberland Civil War Memorial West Side
(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Hotel Edison (about 700 feet away); First Electric Light (approx. 0.2 miles away); William Maclay (approx. mile away); Danville-Pottsville R.R. (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sunbury.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Northumberland Civil War Memorial South Side image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, August 22, 2015
3. Northumberland Civil War Memorial South Side
Northumberland Civil War Memorial East Side image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, August 22, 2015
4. Northumberland Civil War Memorial East Side
Northumberland Civil War Memorial North Side image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, August 22, 2015
5. Northumberland Civil War Memorial North Side
Northumberland Civil War Memorial from rear image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, August 22, 2015
6. Northumberland Civil War Memorial from rear
<i>Soldiers Memorial, Cameron Park, Sunbury, Pa.</i> image. Click for full size.
Postcard by Valentine & Sons, Ltd., circa 1910
7. Soldiers Memorial, Cameron Park, Sunbury, Pa.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 24, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 168 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 24, 2015, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   7. submitted on October 20, 2015.
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