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Scranton in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Bivouac of the Dead

 
 
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By William Fischer, Jr., October 12, 2016
1. The Bivouac of the Dead Marker
Inscription.

The muffled drum's sad roll has beat
the soldier's last tattoo;
No more on life's parade shall meet
that brave and fallen few.
On fame's eternal camping-ground
their silent tents are spread,
and glory guards with solemn round,
the bivouac of the dead
 
Location. 41° 25.409′ N, 75° 40.826′ W. Marker is in Scranton, Pennsylvania, in Lackawanna County. Touch for map. Marker is in Section 9 (Veterans Section) of Cathedral Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1708 Oram Street, Scranton PA 18504, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Right Reverend William O'Hara, D.D. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Terence V. Powderly (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Tripp House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); Rev. William Bishop (approx. 0.7 miles away); Capoose (approx. mile away); Avondale Mine Disaster (approx. 0.8 miles away); Munsee Indian Village (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Scranton.
 
Also see . . .  "The Bivouac of the Dead," by Theodore O'Hara. (Submitted on October 25, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesPatriots & PatriotismWar, World IWar, World II

 
The Bivouac of the Dead Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 12, 2016
2. The Bivouac of the Dead Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 25, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 25, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 119 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 25, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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