Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
3rd Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry
3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 12th Corps
This Regiment went into position on this part of the line on the evening of July 1st. On the evening of July 2d. it moved to the left to reinforce the 3d. Corps. Returned to this position the same night and remained until the morning of July 5.
Mustered into U.S. Service
June 27, 1861.
July 18, 1865.
Erected 1888 by State of Wisconsin.
Location. 39° 48.751′ N, 77° 12.959′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Colgrove Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Located near stop 13 (Spangler's Spring) on the driving tour of 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 Third Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Second Massachusetts Infantry (about 400 feet away); 27th Indiana Infantry (about 400 feet away); 13th New Jersey Volunteers (about 400 feet away); Indiana (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named 27th Indiana Infantry (about 600 feet away); Slaughter at Spangler's Spring (about 800 feet away); 107th New York Infantry (about 800 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
Also see . . . Spangler's Springs. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on November 15, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
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