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Osborne Perry Anderson

 
 
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By Allen C. Browne, April 19, 2014
1. Osborne Perry Anderson Marker
Inscription.
In Memory of
Osborne Perry Anderson
July 17, 1830† †December 11, 1872
This dedicated and brave Christian traveled from Chatham, Canada to Harper's Ferry, West Virginia, to fight beside John Brown in quest to abolish slavery. He later served as a Union soldier in the Civil War.
Greater Love Hath No Man Than This, That a Man Lay Down His Life for His Friend. John 15:13
 
Erected 2000.
 
Location. 38° 54.518′ N, 76° 52.78′ W. Marker is in Hyattsville, Maryland, in Prince George's County. Touch for map. This marker is in the Costen Section, Lot 114, Grave 5, in the National Harmony Memorial Park - 7101 Sheriff Road Hyattsville. Marker is in this post office area: Hyattsville MD 20785, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Thomas R Hawkins (here, next to this marker); Elizabeth Keckly (here, next to this marker); Christian A Fleetwood (here, next to this marker); Philip Reed (approx. 0.2 miles away); Highland Park High School (approx. 0.9 miles away); Beallís Pleasure
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By Allen C. Browne, April 19, 2014
2. Osborne Perry Anderson Marker
(approx. 1.5 miles away); Ridgeley Rosenwald School (approx. 1.6 miles away); All Veterans of Seat Pleasant (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hyattsville.
 
More about this marker. Osborne Anderson's body was buried at Columbia Harmony Cemetery in DC but was moved to an unmarked mass grave at National Harmony Memorial Park after the former cemetery closed in 1960. This plaque was dedicated on Veterans Day 2000.
 
Also see . . .
1. At Cemetery, a John Brown Raider Is Remembered. Washington Post, November 16, 2000. Posted by Henrietta Vinton Davis's Weblog. (Submitted on April 25, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 

2. A Voice from Harper's Ferry. a narrative of events at Harper's Ferry, by Osborne P. Anderson, 1861, at the Internet Archive. (Submitted on April 25, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. Abolition & Underground RRAfrican AmericansWar, US Civil
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 25, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 412 times since then and 25 times this year. Last updated on November 26, 2015, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 25, 2014, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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