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

27th Connecticut Infantry

4th Brigade, 1st Division

 

2nd Corps

 
27th Connecticut Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
1. 27th Connecticut Infantry Monument
At the peak of the monument is the trefoil of Second Corps.
Inscription. (Front):
27th Conn. Vol's.
4th Brigade.
1st Division.
2nd Corps.
Advanced position
of this regiment
in the
Brigade charge
July 2nd 1863.

(Back):
Erected by the Commonwealth of Connecticut
As a Memorial to the Valor of Her Loyal Sons

 
Erected 1889 by Commonwealth of Connecticut.
 
Location. 39° 47.721′ N, 77° 14.826′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on 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. 27th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers Position (a few steps from this marker); 53rd Pennsylvania Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 145th Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Semmes's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Fourth Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 64th New York Infantry
Front of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
2. Front of Monument
Featuring the state seal of Connecticut.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Kershaw's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 2nd Regiment Delaware Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Wheatfield. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on January 26, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. 27th Connecticut Infantry Regimental History. A digital version of the regimental history. Chapter Seven is dedicated to the regiment's actions at Gettysburg. (Submitted on February 1, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Back of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
3. Back of Monument
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,077 times since then and 108 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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