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Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Francis Channing Barlow

Major General U.S. Vols.

 

1834 - 1896

 
Francis Channing Barlow Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
1. Francis Channing Barlow Monument
Inscription.
In command of
First Division Eleventh Army Corps
at Gettysburg
July 1, 1863.

Private Twelfth New York Militia April 29, 1861; First Lieut. May 2, 1861; honorably mustered out August 5, 1861.

Lieut.-Colonel Sixty-First New York Infantry November 9, 1861; Colonel April 14, 1862; Brigadier-General U.S. Vols. Sept. 19, 1862; Major-General U.S. Vols. May 26, 1865. Resigned November 16, 1865.

Commanding Sixty-First New York Infantry at Yorktown, Fair Oaks and the Seven Days Battles; Sixty-First and Sixty-Fourth at Antietam; Second Brigade, Second Division, Howard's Corps at Chancellorsville; First Division, Hancock's Corps, at the WiIderness, Spotsylvania, Cold Harbor and Petersburg, and Second Division, Hancock's Corps, at Appomattox.

Wounded severely at Antietam and Gettysburg.

Brevetted Major-General Volunteers August 1, 1864 "for highly meritorious conduct throughout the campaign, and particularly for gallant and good conduct while leading his division in the assault on the enemy's works at Spotsylvania, May 12, 1864.
 
Erected 1922 by State of New York.
 
Location. 39° 50.726′ N, 77° 13.586′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker
Front Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
2. Front Plaque
is on Howard Avenue mile north of Old Harrisburg Road (Business U.S. 15), 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. Union Collapse at Barlow Knoll (a few steps from this marker); 17th Connecticut Volunteers (a few steps from this marker); 25th and 75th Ohio Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Battery G Fourth U.S. Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); 153d Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Gordon's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); First Division (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. General Francis Channing Barlow - 'The Boy General'. Detailed look at the General's service. (Submitted on September 11, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. Francis Channing Barlow Monument. Gettysburg Daily article. (Submitted on December 2, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
State Seal on the Back of the Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
3. State Seal on the Back of the Monument
Francis Channing Barlow Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 8, 2013
4. Francis Channing Barlow Marker
The statue of Gen. Francis Barlow is seen here on the right on Barlow Knoll.
Barlow Statue image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
5. Barlow Statue
General Barlow image. Click for full size.
6. General Barlow
Portrait of Barlow from the Library of Congress Collection. [Call Number LC-B813- 1955[P&P]]
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,158 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   5, 6. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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