Ringgold Light Artillery

Ringgold Light Artillery (HMGR5)

Location: Reading, PA 19602 Berks County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 20.079', W 75° 54.898'

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First Defenders

To commemorate
the patriotism and promptitude
of the
Ringgold Light Artillery
of Reading, Pennsylvania,
which reported for duty at
Harrisburg, April 16, 1861,
arriving there first of the
Pennsylvania Companies;
and with the
Logan Guards of Lewistown,
Washington Artillerists of Pottsville
National Light Infantry of
Pottsville, and Allen Infantry
of Allentown,
entered the City of Washington
April 18, 1861,
the first defenders of the Capital,
this monument was erected by the
Citizens of Reading,
July 4, 1901.

Roster of the Ringgold Light Artillery
James McKnight
Henry Nagle · William Graeff
George W. Durell · Henry S. Rush
Daniel Kreisher · Jeremiah Seiders
Levi J. Homan · Jacob Womert
F.W. Folkman · Horatio Leader
John A. Hook · George B. Eckert
Solomon D. Ash · James M. Anthony · Charles B. Ansart · Anthony Ammon · Augustus Berger · George S. Bickley · Reuben R. Burkhart · Harrison G. Bouse · William W. Bowers · David Bechtel · Aaron Bechtel · Charles A. Bitting · Henry Coleman · William F. Christ · Amos Drenkel · Daniel M. Dickinson · Edward C. Eeling · Benjamin F. Ermentrout · Henry E. Eisenbise · William C. Eben · Samuel Evans · Robert Eltz · Henry Fleck · Adam Frees · John Fries Jr. · Harrison Fox · Christian C. Frantz · Adam Faust · William W. Fix · James A. Fox · Adelsen Gery · Charles W. Gebhard · Henry Geiger · Lemuel Gries · James H. Gentzler · George W. Green · Samuel Hamilton · Amos Huyett · Nathaniel B. Hill · Andrew S. Helms · William Haberacker · Jacob J. Hessler · Franklin Housel · John L. Kennedy · George W. Knabb · John D. Koch · Jacob Leeds · Harrison Lutz · Peter A. Lantz · Daniel J. Levan · George D. Leaf · Aaron H. LeVan · Charles Levan · Christopher Loeser · George S. Lauman · Isaac S. Leeds · Daniel Maltzberger · Charles P. Muhlenberg · Joseph H. McKnight · William M. Miller · William P. Mock · James L. Mast · Howard McILvain · John A. McLenedan · Henry Neihart · Edward P. Pearson Jr. · James Pfleger · Frederick Peck · Frederick H. Phillippi · Ferdinand S. Ritter · William Rapp Jr. · Henry Rush · Francis Rambo · Isaiah Rambo Sr. · George B. Rhoads · Jackson Sherman · Franklin Shaeffer · Edmund L. Smith · Franklin Smeck · George W. Silvis · Edward Scull · Charles Spangler · Jonathan Shearer · William H. Smith · Albert H. Shiery · William Sauerbier · Albert H. Seyfert · Daniel Witman · Henry Whiteside · Daniel S. Yohn · John L. Yohn · Frederick M. Yeager
HM NumberHMGR5
Year Placed1901
Placed ByCitizens of Reading
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 5:39am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 422280 N 4465302
Decimal Degrees40.33465000, -75.91496667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 20.079', W 75° 54.898'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 20' 4.74" N, 75° 54' 53.88" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)484, 610
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1151-1185 Perkiomen Ave, Reading PA 19602, US
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