Pennsylvania Grand Review

Honoring African American Patriots 1865 / 2010

Lincoln Cemetery – Penbrook, Pennsylvania

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The pictures below are the headstones of three soldiers who served in the USCT and were buried at Lincoln Cemetery in Penbrook, Pennsylvania.
Watch a short slideshow or click on one of the pictures below to see a larger version.

(Pictures courtesy of and Calobe Jackson Jr.)
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Posted in Hallowed Grounds Sunday, June 6th, 2010 at 12:34 am.

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  1. brad richards Mar 9th 2016

    I am doing research on the 25th infantry, and found that one of the soldiers who was “discharged without honor” after an incident (wrongly!) is buried in Lincoln Cemetery. His marker simply says Samuel W. Harley/Co C/25th Inf/NY Vol. He was borne Jan 1868, and died alone at the Penna State Lunatic Hospital on 1-2-1917. During his time in the US Army, he was part of conflicts in the Philippines and the Arizona Territory (then known as Apache Territory). He service in the 25th infantry and the 9th cavalry, died single, and from what I can find, was an excellent soldier. Thought you might want this information. Take care.

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