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

27th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers Position

 
 
27th Connecticut Position Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
1. 27th Connecticut Position Marker
Inscription.
This tablet indicates
the advanced
position of the
27th Regt. Conn. Vols.
in its charge the
afternoon of
July 2, 1863.

 
Erected 1885.
 
Location. 39° 47.718′ N, 77° 14.815′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker can be reached from Brooke Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located in the Rose Woods, a short distance from the Avenue, 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. 53rd Pennsylvania Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 27th Connecticut Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Fourth Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Semmes's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 145th Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 64th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 2nd Regiment Delaware Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Kershaw's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .  The Wheatfield. National
The Position Marker on the Slope Down to Rose Run Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
2. The Position Marker on the Slope Down to Rose Run
The location of the position marker allows a perspective of the naturally strong terrain. Monuments along Brooke Avenue can be seen in the distance, up the slope.
Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on January 26, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 910 times since then and 70 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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