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

1st Maryland Regiment

Potomac Home Brigade

 
 
1st Maryland Regiment Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
1. 1st Maryland Regiment Monument
The monument is topped by a star, the symbol of the XII Corps.
Inscription. (Front):
1st Maryland
Regiment
Potomac Home
Brigade.
Vol. Infantry,
Col. Wm. P. Maulsey
Lockwood's Independent
Brigade
12th Corps
Maryland's Tribute
to her loyal sons

(Right):
July 2d reinforced
the left wing between
5 and 6 o'clock p.m.
charging under the
immediate direction
of Gen. Meade and
recapturing three
pieces of artillery
—————
July 3d engaged the
enemy at this point
from 5 to 6 o'clock a.m.
at 11 a.m. went to the
assistance of the
2d Div. 12th Corps.
engaging the enemy
there for about
four hours.

(Left):
Effective Strength 739
————
Casualties
Killed 23, wounded 80
missing 1, total 104
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Organized at
Frederick, MD
from Aug. 15th to
Dec. 13th 1861.
—————
Principal Engagements
Maryland Heights, Md
Sept. 13th, 1862
Gettysburg, Pa.
July
Front Face of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
2. Front Face of Monument
2d-3d, 1863
Monocacy, Md
July 9th 1864.
and eight skirmishes
—————
Mustered out May 29th 1865.

 
Erected 1888 by State of Maryland.
 
Location. 39° 48.883′ N, 77° 13.003′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Slocum Avenue and Geary Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Slocum Avenue. Click for map. Overlooking 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. 107th New York Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Slaughter at Spangler's Spring (within shouting distance of this marker); Spangler's Spring (within shouting distance of this marker); 46th Pennsylvania Infantry
Right Side Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
3. Right Side Inscription
(within shouting distance of this marker); Indiana (within shouting distance of this marker); 27th Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 145th New York Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Smith's Brigade (about 300 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.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Close-up of Maryland Seal on Front image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
4. Close-up of Maryland Seal on Front
1st Maryland Regiment Position image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
5. 1st Maryland Regiment Position
The Regiment's flank markers extend from the high ground beside the marker into the area next to Spangler's Spring seen here in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,360 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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