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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 60 – 68

| March 29, 2014

Today’s post on the Shamokin Cemetery’s Soldiers’ Circle features nine graves in the outer circle, fourth quadrant, beginning with photograph 60.  The photographs in this segment are numbered 60 through 68.  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 Charter of the Kilpatrick G.A.R. Post of Millersburg

| March 2, 2014

The original charter of the Kilpatrick Post No. 212, G.A.R., is on display of the Historical Society of Millersburg and Upper Paxton Township at its museum in Millersburg, Pennsylvania (upper right). The above-shown display case contains many original Civil War related-items as well as reproductions including photographs of Civil War veterans.  The photographs at center-left […]

The Shamokin Soldiers’ Circle – Mapping the Circle

| February 22, 2014

The G.A.R. Soldiers’ Circle at the Shamokin Cemetery, Shamokin, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, was described and pictured in the previous blog post in this series.  In today’s post, the map will be pictured which was drawn from the sequential series of photographs taken at the Circle in 2012 by the Civil War Research Project.  The maps […]

G.A.R. Soldiers’ Circle at Shamokin Cemetery

| February 15, 2014

The Shamokin Cemetery is located at the intersection of South Anthracite Street and West High Street in Shamokin, Northumberland County, Pennsylvania.  Within the cemetery there is a monument to the men who died in the Civil War.  There is no direct path or road to the monument from South Anthracite Street and West High Street, […]