U.S. Colored Troops Grand Review

U.S. Colored Troops Grand Review (HM43D)

Location: Harrisburg, PA 17120 Dauphin County
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N 40° 15.911', W 76° 52.803'

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Excluded from a May 1865 "Grand Review of the Armies" in Wash., DC, U.S. Colored Troops from Penna. and Mass. regiments assembled here at State and Filbert Sts. on Nov. 14, 1865 for a parade honoring their courage during the Civil War. Grand Marshal T. Morris Chester led them through Harrisburg to Sen. Simon Cameron's Front St. home to be gratefully acknowledged. Octavius Catto, William Howard Day, Gen. JB Kiddoo, & the Rev. Stephen Smith spoke.
HM NumberHM43D
Year Placed2006
Placed ByPennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 4:09am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 340137 N 4458886
Decimal Degrees40.26518333, -76.88005000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 15.911', W 76° 52.803'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 15' 54.66" N, 76° 52' 48.18" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 601-699 South St, Harrisburg PA 17120, US
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