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

27th Indiana Infantry

3rd Brigade

 

1st Division 12th Corps

 
27th Indiana Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
1. 27th Indiana Infantry Monument
Inscription. (Front):
This monument marks
the ground over which
the left wing of the
27th Indiana advanced in
a charge made by the
regiment of July 3d 1863.
Number engaged 339.
Killed and wounded 110.
Missing one.

(Left):
Silas Colgrove Col.
The 27th Ind.
was organized in
August 1861 for three
years or during the war.
Reenlisted Jan, 1864.
Consolidated with the
70th Ind. Aug. 1864.
Mustered out in July 1865.

(Right):
Battles
Front Royal.
Newtown.
Winchester.
Cedar Mountain.
Antietam.
Chancellorsville.
Gettysburg.
Resaca.
New Hope Church.
Kenesaw Mountain.
Peach Tree Creek.
Atlanta.
Averysboro.
Bentonville

(Back):
27th Indiana Infantry
Total enrollment 1101
Killed & died of wounds 169
Wounded not mortally 527
Missing & captured 126
died of disease
& other causes 127

 
Erected 1885 by State
Front Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
2. Front Inscription
of Indiana.
 
Location. 39° 48.811′ N, 77° 12.957′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Colgrove Avenue and East Confederate Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Colgrove Avenue. Click for map. Located in Spangler's Meadow at 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 within walking distance of this marker. Second Massachusetts Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Third Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Indiana (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named 27th Indiana Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 3rd Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry (about 400 feet away); 13th New Jersey Volunteers
Left Side Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
3. Left Side Inscription
(about 400 feet away); 107th New York Infantry (about 400 feet away); Slaughter at Spangler's Spring (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. Spangler's Springs. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on November 15, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. 27th Indiana Infantry. Brief history of the regiment. (Submitted on November 15, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

3. The 27th Indiana and Spangler's Meadow. Gettysburg Daily entry discussing the 27th in this action, with some interesting photos. (Submitted on December 2, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Right Side Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
4. Right Side Inscription
Back Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
5. Back Plaque
27th Indiana Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
6. 27th Indiana Infantry Monument
The monument overlooks Spangler's Meadow where the regiment charged against Confederate positions on the lower crest of Culp's Hill. For better views of the area the 27th fought over, refer to the nearby position marker for the regiment.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,579 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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