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

11th Pennsylvania Infantry

2d Brigade, 2d Division

 

1st Corps

 
11th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 1, 2008
1. 11th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument
Note the circle symbol of First Corps at the feet of the statue. The statue faces out over the field, away from Doubleday Avenue, meaning its "front" is away from most who only drive the tour route.
Inscription. (Front):
11th Pennsylvania
Infantry.

(Back):
Present at Gettysburg
23 officers and 269 men
killed & died of wounds 13 men
wounded 8 officers. 54 men
Captured or missing 57 men
Total 132
Total enrollment 2096
Killed and died of wounds
12 officers. 219 men Total 231
Wounded 43 officers. 729 men
Total 772
Died of disease etc. 4 officers
167 men Total 171
Captured or missing 5 officers
253 men Total 258
Total casualties 1432

(Right):
11th Pennsylvania Infantry
2d Brigade 2d Division 1st Corps
Mustered in April 26 1861
Mustered out Aug. 1 1861
Mustered in Sept-Nov. 1861
Re-enlisted Jan. 1 1864
Mustered out July 1 1865
Recruited in Lycoming, Clinton,
Luzerne, Northumberland,
Montour, Westmoreland,
Cumberland, Allegheny,
Carbon and Dauphin
Counties

(Left):
Hoke's Run
Cedar Mountain
Rappahannock Station
Thoroughfare Gap
Bull Run 2d
Chantilly
South Mountain
Antietam
Fredericksburg
Chancellorsville
Gettysburg
Mine Run
Wilderness
Spotsylvania
North
Base of Monument and "Sallie" image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 1, 2008
2. Base of Monument and "Sallie"
At the base of the monument is "Sallie," a statue of the bull terrier mascot of the regiment. Sallie was killed at the battle of Hatcher's Run, Virginia in early 1865.
Anna
Totopotomy
Bethesday Church
Cold Harbor
Petersburg
Weldon Railroad
Danbey's Mill
Boydton Road or Gravelly Run
Five Forks
Appomattox

 
Erected 1890 by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
 
Location. 39° 50.53′ N, 77° 14.556′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Doubleday Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Located on the Oak Ridge section 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. 107th Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 97th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 16th Maine Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); First Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 83rd New York Infantry (9th Regiment N.Y.S.M.)
Back of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 1, 2008
3. Back of Monument
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 94th New York Infantry (about 300 feet away); Second Division (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. Oak Ridge. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on January 18, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. 11th Pennsylvania Infantry. Service history of the Regiment, one of the longest serving in the Army of the Potomac. (Submitted on January 18, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

3. 11th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument. Blog entry about the monument offers more information about Sallie. (Submitted on January 18, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Right Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 4, 2009
4. Right Side of Monument
Left Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 1, 2008
5. Left Side of Monument
Corps Badge and State Seal on Front of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 1, 2008
6. Corps Badge and State Seal on Front of Monument
Soldier at the Ready atop the Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 1, 2008
7. Soldier at the Ready atop the Monument
11th Pennsylvania Infantry Position image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 1, 2008
8. 11th Pennsylvania Infantry Position
Looking across Doubleday Avenue toward the monument. The flank markers are on either side of the monument along the road's edge. The statue faces out into the field where the 11th Pennsylvania helped repulse Iverson's Brigade during the afternoon fighting.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,154 times since then and 135 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   4. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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