Norristown in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
1830 - 1889
Norris City Rifles 1857
Lieut. Colonel 1 Bat'n 2 Div. PA Militia 1858
Colonel 1 Bat'n 2 Div. PA Militia 1859
Colonel 4 Reg. Infantry PA. Vols. 1861
Colonel 51 Reg. Infantry PA Vols. 1861
Brigadier General U.S. Vols. 1864
Brevet Major General U.S. Vols. 1865
Colonel 34 U.S. Infantry 1866
Major General 2 Div. PA. Militia 1870
Commander in Chief Nat'l Guard of PA 1873-1879
Major General Nat'l Guard of PA 1879-1889
Commander in Chief G.A.R. 1875-1877
Major General John F. Hartranft
Erected by the National Guard of Pennsylvania
Auditor General of Pennsylvania 1866-1872
Governor of Pennsylvania 1873-1879
Erected by National Guard of Pennsylvania.
Location. 40° 7.056′ N, 75° 21.888′ W. Marker is in Norristown, Pennsylvania, in Montgomery County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Jackson Street and HartranftAvenue when traveling south. Touch for map. General Hartranft is buried in Montgomery Cemetery, Section S. Marker is in this post office area: Norristown PA 19401, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Hancock the Superb (approx. 0.2 miles away); Gen. Andrew Porter (approx. 0.4 miles away); Selma (approx. half a mile away); West Norriton Township World War Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); Montgomery County Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away); Military Order of the Purple Heart (approx. 1.1 miles away); David Rittenhouse (approx. 1.1 miles away); Montgomery County Civil War Memorial (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Norristown.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 2, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 186 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on January 2, 2016, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.