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The Shamokin Soldiers’ Circle – Photographs 102 – 110

| April 15, 2014

Today’s post on the Shamokin Cemetery’s Soldiers’ Circle features nine graves in the second circle, second quadrant, beginning with photograph 102.  The photographs in this segment are numbered 102 through 110.  All of the stones in this section are sequenced in the order of the death of the veteran.  For each of the veterans, the […]

The Shamokin Soldiers’ Circle – Photographs 93 – 101

| April 12, 2014

Today’s post on the Shamokin Cemetery’s Soldiers’ Circle features nine graves in the second circle, second quadrant, beginning with photograph 93.  The photographs in this segment are numbered 93 through 101.  All of the stones in this section are sequenced in the order of the death of the veteran.  For each of the veterans, the […]

Robert M. Palmer – Lincoln’s Minister to Argentina

| April 10, 2014

A biographical sketch of Robert M. Palmer appeared in the Biographical and Portrait Cyclopedia of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, published in 1893, and was authored by Samuel T.  Wiley.  It is presented below in slightly modified form.  It tells the story of the minister President Abraham Lincoln appointed to Argentina. The Hon. Robert M. Palmer was […]

The Shamokin Soldiers’ Circle – Photographs 80 – 92

| April 8, 2014

Today’s post on the Shamokin Cemetery’s Soldiers’ Circle features thirteen graves in the second circle, first quadrant, beginning with photograph 80.  The photographs in this segment are numbered 80 through 92.  All of the stones in this section are sequenced in the order of the death of the veteran.  For each of the veterans, the […]

The Shamokin Soldiers’ Circle – Photographs 69 – 77 and Path

| April 4, 2014

Today’s post on the Shamokin Cemetery’s Soldiers’ Circle features nine graves in the outer circle, fourth quadrant, beginning with photograph 69.  The photographs in this segment are numbered 69 through 77, followed by the path into the circle (photograph 78) and the path to the inner circle (photograph 79).  All of the stones in this […]