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

147th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers

 
 
147th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
1. 147th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers Marker
Parks the first position of this regiment during the battle. Later the regiment moved with the rest of it's parent formation to Culp's Hill on the other end of the Federal line. See related markers for the main monument to the 147th Pennsylvania.
Inscription. (Front):
147th
Regiment Infantry
Pennsylvania Veteran Vols.
Night of July 1
1863.

(Back):
1st Brigade 2nd Division
12th Army Corps

 
Location. 39° 47.67′ N, 77° 14.065′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Sykes Avenue and Wheatfield Road, on the left when traveling north on Sykes Avenue. Click for map. Located just north of Little Round Top 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. Artillery Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 5th Maine Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 2nd Rhode Island Volunteers (about 400 feet away); 121st New York Infantry (about 400 feet away); 98th Pennsylvania Infantry (about 500 feet away); Fifth Corps (about 500 feet away); 7th Massachusetts Infantry (about 500 feet away); Battery C, 1st New York Light Artillery (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Marker and Monuments for the 147th Pennsylvania Infantry.
 
Also see . . .
Back of Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
2. Back of Marker
 147th Pennsylvania Infantry. Service history of the Regiment. (Submitted on January 4, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Two Position Markers for the 147th Pennsylvania image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
3. Two Position Markers for the 147th Pennsylvania
Second Marker Stone image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
4. Second Marker Stone
This stone appears to to be older than the "star" and at first appears to be a standard flank marker. It simply reads "147th Regt. Pa. Vols." The two position markers denote the bivouac area of the regiment, along with most of the Twelfth Corps, on the night of July 1, 1863.
5th Ohio Infantry Position Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
5. 5th Ohio Infantry Position Marker
Nearby is a similar position marker for the July 1 bivouac of the 5th Ohio Infantry. The 5th Ohio, also from 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, XII Corps, fought along side the 147th on Culp's Hill.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,118 times since then and 115 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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