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

148th Pennsylvania Infantry

1st Brigade, 1st Division

 

2nd Corps

 
148th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
1. 148th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument
Each side of the monument displays a trefoil for the Third Corps, and a shield on the cap. A state seal is in the front center.
Inscription. (Front):
148th Penna Infantry
1st Brig. 1st Div. 2d Corps.

(Left):
The Regiment
engaged the enemy
on this position in
the afternoon of
July 2d 1863.

Present at Gettysburg 468 officers and men.
Killed and died of wounds 2 officers 25 men.
Wounded 5 officers 88 men
Captured or missing 5 men.
Total 125.

(Right):
Recruited in
Centre, Clarion, Indiana
and Jefferson Counties.
Organized September 1. 1862.
Mustered out June 1. 1865.

Total Enrollment 1370.
Killed and died of wounds, 13 officers, 190 men.
Died of disease, etc. 4 officers 170 men.
Wounded, 28 officers 512 men.
Captured or missing 4 officers 168 men.
Total 1089.

(Back):
Chancellorsville. Cold Harbor.
Gettysburg. Petersburg.
Auburn. Strawberry Plains.
Bristoe Station. Deep Bottom.
Mine Run. Reams' Station.
Wilderness. Petersburg.
Spotsylvania. Hatchers's Run.
North Anna. South Side R.R.
Totopotomy. Farmville.
Appomattox.

 
Erected 1889 by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
 
Location. 39° 47.757′ N, 77° 14.518′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County
Left Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
2. Left Side of Monument
. Marker is on Ayres Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Located on the southeast corner of the Wheatfield 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 (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Division (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles Frederick Taylor (within shouting distance of this marker); 81st Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 2d Pennsylvania Reserves (within shouting distance of this marker); Second U.S. Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Seventh U.S. Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 13th Pennsylvania Reservers (about 300 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. 148th Pennsylvania at Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Wheatfield. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on January 22, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. 148th Pennsylvania Infantry. Page providing details of the regiment's service, muster rolls, and other background information. (Submitted on January 22, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Right Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
3. Right Side of Monument
Back of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
4. Back of Monument
Finial at Top of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
5. Finial at Top of Monument
The sculpture at the top of the monument depict a stacking of equipment including a drum, a flag, and a musket with other pieces of equipment.
148th Pennsylvania Infantry Line image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
6. 148th Pennsylvania Infantry Line
Looking at the monument from the south, with the right flank marker stone beyond the monument. Cross's Brigade advanced into the open from the northeast during the middle phase of the action in the Wheatfield. The 148th Pennsylvania was one of the regiments on the left, advancing to encounter portions of Anderson's Confederate Brigade around the stone wall to the south edge of the field. The 148th was pressed out of the Wheatfield by the final Confederate attacks in the sector.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,566 times since then and 141 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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