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

19th Indiana Infantry Regiment

 
 
19th Indiana Infantry Regiment Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 16, 2008
1. 19th Indiana Infantry Regiment Monument
Inscription. (Front):
July 1, 1863.
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1st Corps Gen. J.F. Reynolds, Killed
1st Div. Gen. J.S. Wadsworth.
1st Brig. [Iron] Gen. S. Meredith, Wounded
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Iron Brigade
2th, 6th, & 7th Wis. 19th Ind. & 24th Mich. Vols.
Effective strength 1883.
Killed, Wounded & Missing 1212.
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(Left Side):
19th Indiana Vol's
July 1, 1863
Col. S.J. Williams.
Lt. Col. W.W. Dudley, wounded
Maj. J. M. Lindley
Adj. J. E. Finney, missing
Sergt. Maj. A. Blanchard, killed
Co. A, Capt. Makepeace, missing
Lieut. Gissel, wounded
Co. B, Lieut. Schlagle
Lt. Jones, killed
Co. C. Capt. Ives, wounded
Lieut. Macy
Lieut. Potts
Co. D. Capt. Holloway
Lt. Yeatman
Co. E, Capt. Green, missing
Lieut. Branson, wounded
Co. F. Capt. Nash
Lieut. Richardson, captured
Co. G, Capt. Shafer, wounded
Lieut Baxter
Lieut. Waldschmidt
Co. H. Capt. Hart, missing
Lieut. Scarbrough, wounded
Lieut.
Left Side Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 16, 2008
2. Left Side Inscription
Wilson
Co. I, Lt. Patrick
Lt. Johnson
Co. K, Capt. Orr
Lt. Campbell
Lt. East, killed
Strength, officers and men 288
killed, wounded & missing 210

(Right Side):
Engagements:
Lewinsville, Mattapony, Rappahannock Station, Sulphur Springs, Gainsville, 2d Bull Run, South Mountain, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Fitzhugh Crossing, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Mine Run, Wilderness, Spottsylvania, Laurel Hill, North Anna, Cold Harbor, Petersburg, Mine Explosion, Weldon R.R., Hatcher's Run, 2 Weldon R.R., Morgan's Station, Gravelly Point, Fall of Petersburg, Sailor's Creek, Appomattox, Lee's Surrender

(Back):
Record.
Mustered into U.S. Service
July 29, 1861
As veterans Jan. 1, 1864
Consolidated with 7th & 20th Ind.
Oct. 18, 1864
Mustered out July 12, 1865

 
Erected 1885 by State of Indiana.
 
Location. 39° 50.05′ N, 77° 15.254′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
Right Side Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 16, 2008
3. Right Side Inscription
, in Adams County. Marker is on Meredith Avenue, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Located in the Herbst Farm Woods (also called McPherson's or Reynolds' Woods) 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. Twenthy-Sixth North Carolina Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); 24th Michigan Infantry Regiment (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Archer's Brigade (about 300 feet away); First Brigade (about 500 feet away); 2nd Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry (about 500 feet away); 7th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment (about 600 feet away); 14th (Brooklyn) Infantry N.Y.S.M. (about 700 feet away); John Burns (about 800 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. McPherson's Ridge. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on October 19, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. 19th Indiana Infantry Regiment. A short regimental history. (Submitted on October 19, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Back Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 16, 2008
4. Back Inscription
 

3. 19th Indiana Infantry Monument. Gettysburg Daily article. (Submitted on December 2, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
19th Indiana Infantry Regiment Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 16, 2008
5. 19th Indiana Infantry Regiment Monument
The monument is located on the left flank of Meredith's Brigade line. Later, when the Confederates of Pettigrew's Brigade drove the Federals out of this section of woods, the 19th Indiana was posted a bit further south, beyond the ravine behind the monument.
19th Indiana Smashes the 13th Alabama image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 1, 2008
6. 19th Indiana Smashes the 13th Alabama
Looking west from the intersection of modern Meredith and Reynolds Avenues. McPherson's Woods are to the right. The 19th Indiana deployed in line, south of the woods, just as the 13th Alabama was attempting to flank the 7th Wisconsin in McPherson Woods. The Alabama regiment was caught by a volley of the 19th Indiana and then driven back to Willoughby Run.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,110 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   6. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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