Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
16th Maine Infantry
1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 1st Corps
at 4 o'clock, p.m., by the
16th Maine Infantry.
1st Brig. 2nd Div. 1st Corps,
while the rest of the division was
retiring, the regiment having moved
from the position at the left where
its monument stands, under orders
to hold this position at any cost.
It lost on this field,
killed 11, wounded 62, captured 159
out of 275 engaged.
Erected 1889 by State of Maine.
Location. 39° 50.673′ N, 77° 14.519′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Doubleday Avenue and Mummasburg Road, on the right when traveling south on Doubleday Avenue. 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. 90th Pennsylvania Volunteers (a few steps from this marker); End of the First Day (within shouting distance of this marker); 12th Massachusetts Volunteers (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Cleveland Robinson (about 400 feet away); 88th Pennsylvania Infantry (about 400 feet away); 88th Pennsylvania Volunteers (about 400 feet away); 104th New York Infantry (about 500 feet away); 45th New York Infantry (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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