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First Massachusetts Sharpshooters

 
 
First Massachusetts Sharpshooters Position Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
1. First Massachusetts Sharpshooters Position Marker
Inscription.
First
Massachusetts
Sharp Shooters
Unattached
July 2nd. 1863

 
Erected 1912.
 
Location. 39° 49.012′ N, 77° 14.053′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Hancock Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Located west of the parking area for the old Visitor Center, near Ziegler's Grove 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. 88th Pennsylvania Volunteers (a few steps from this marker); 90th Pennsylvania Volunteers (a few steps from this marker); Alexander Hays (within shouting distance of this marker); 126th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Gettysburg National Military Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery G, Second U.S. Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); 12th Massachusetts (within shouting distance of this marker); 108th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. 1st Company of Mass. Sharpshooters
First Massachusetts Sharpshooters Position Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
2. First Massachusetts Sharpshooters Position Marker
monuments and markers.
 
Also see . . .  Ziegler's Grove. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on December 17, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Looking North from Ziegler's Grove Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
3. Looking North from Ziegler's Grove
Andrews' Sharpshooters were posted in the area between the Taneytown and Emmitsburg Roads, facing toward the town of Gettysburg on July 3.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 738 times since then and 48 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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