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

82nd Pennsylvania Infantry

1st Brigade, 3d. Division

 

6th Corps

 
82nd Pennsylvania Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
1. 82nd Pennsylvania Infantry Monument
A cross, capping the top of the monument, is the symbol of the Federal VI Corps. Note also the knapsacks on either side of the monument base.
Inscription. (Front):
July 3rd.
Marched from near Little Round Top
and occupied the works in front
at 11.30 a.m. relieving
other troops

82nd Penna. Infantry
1st. Brig. 3d. Div. 6th Corps

(Back):
Battles
Yorktown - Spottsylvania
Fair Oaks - North Anna
White Oak Swamp - Tolopatomy
Malvern Hill - Cold Harbor
Antietam - Petersburg
Fredericksburg - Fort Stevens
Marye's Heights - Winchester
Salem Heights - Dabney's Mills
Gettysburg - Petersburg (Fort Fisher)
Rappahannock Station - Petersburg (Assault)
Mine Run - Sailors Creek
Wilderness - Appomattox

Mustered in Sept. 13. 1861
Re-enlisted Dec. 20. 1863
Mustered out July 31. 1865

 
Erected 1888 by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
 
Location. 39° 49.074′ N, 77° 13.18′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Slocum Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Located between the lower and upper crest of Culp's Hill 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. First Brigade (a few steps from this marker); 65th New York Infantry
Back of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
2. Back of Monument
(a few steps from this marker); 67th New York Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 122nd New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 29th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 149th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 23d Pennsylvania Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); 137th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. Culp's Hill. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on December 1, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. 82nd Pennsylvania Infantry. All but one company of the regiment were initially organized in Philadelphia. (Submitted on December 1, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
82nd Pennsylvania Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
3. 82nd Pennsylvania Infantry Monument
Looking from near the left flank marker (foreground). The 82nd occupied a line in this general location in the later phases of the fighting on July 3rd. More likely, the unit was further to the east, on the opposite side of Slocum Avenue, in the breastworks.
Right Flank of 82nd Pennsylvania image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
4. Right Flank of 82nd Pennsylvania
The right flank marker stands beside Shaler's Brigade tablet. In this view, the left flank marker is seen just below the 65th New York Monument.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,009 times since then and 71 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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