Covode Street

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Covode Street
Neighborhood Squirrel Hill South
Origin of name George H. Covode

Covode Street is named for George H. Covode (1835–1864), colonel of the 4th Pennsylvania Cavalry in the American Civil War, killed at St. Mary's Church on June 24, 1864. James H. Childs, eponym of Childs Street, was an earlier colonel of the same regiment.[1]


  1. George T. Fleming. "Names recall Civil War heroes: Soldiers of national and local fame well commemorated in Pittsburgh: Battles also live." Pittsburgh Gazette Times, May 30, 1915, sec. 5, p. 2. 85758872. [view source]fleming-civil-war