|Death: ||Sep. 17, 1862|
This monument was erected in 1928 to honor the memory of 43 young women buried here, some of the approximately 78 young workers killed at the nearby Allegheny Arsenal by an explosion. The accident of Sept 17, 1862 was the worst industrial accident associated with the Civil War.
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Record added: Jan 08, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 19458
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I grew up two blocks away from this tragedy site.That could of been one of my relatives that passed away that sorrowful day! Rest in peace!|
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