Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
58th New York Infantry
2nd Brigade. 3rd Division
—11th Corps —
regiment held this position
July 1st 1863
until ordered to Cemetery Hill,
where there joined by the other
companies and engaged on
the 2nd and 3rd after the
repulse of Pickett's Charge,
skirmished into Gettysburg.
Killed 2, Wounded 15, Missing 3.
Erected 1888 by State of New York.
Location. 39° 50.624′ N, 77° 13.683′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Howard Avenue 0.3 miles east of Carlisle Road (Pennsylvania Highway 34), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Located in Gettysburg National Military Park. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Second Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 107th Ohio Infantry (about 300 feet away); 26th Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry (about 400 feet away); 75th Pennsylvania Infantry (about 500 feet away); a different Second Brigade (about 500 feet away); First Division (about 600 feet away); 82nd Ohio Volunteer Infantry Regiment (about 600 feet away); Gordon's Brigade (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
Also see . . . 58th New York Infantry. The 58th was another unit comprised mostly of immigrants, variously known as Morgan Rifles, United States Rifles, Polish Legion, and Gallatin Rifles. A portion of it was raised directly by Col. Krzyzanowski. (Submitted on September 8, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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