Montooth Street

From Pittsburgh Streets
Montooth Street
Neighborhood Beltzhoover
Origin of name Edward A. Montooth

Montooth Street is named for Major Edward A. Montooth, adjutant of the 155th Pennsylvania Infantry in the American Civil War, later an attorney for many years. George T. Fleming described him as "a gentleman by instinct, an eloquent orator and a friend that typified all that is to be conveyed by the word friendship."[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