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

145th Pennsylvania Infantry

4th Brigade, 1st Division

 

2nd Corps

 
145th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
1. 145th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument
The monument is topped by a statue of a charging solder.
Inscription. (Front):
July 2. In the evening about 5 o'clock the regiment with the Brigade charged from the northerly side of the Wheat Field driving the enemy and capturing many prisoners. This position was held until the command was outflanked when it retired under orders.
July 3. The Regiment was in position on the left center with the Division.
Present at Gettysburg 228 officers and men. Killed and mortally wounded 3 officers 21 men. Wounded 6 officers 50 men. Captured or missing 10 men.

(Left):
Recruited in Erie, Warren, Crawford, and Mercer Counties. Total enrollment 1460. Killed and mortally wounded 18 officers 175 men. Died of disease & c. 3 officers 224 men. Wounded 23 officers 364 men. Captured or missing 17 officers 367 men.

(Right):
Antietam
Fredericksburg
Chancellorsville
Gettysburg
Bristoe Station
Mine Run
Wilderness
Spotsylvania
North Anna
Totopotomy
Cold Harbor
Petersburg
Strawberry Plains
Deep Bottom
Reams' Station
Hatcher's Run
South Side R.R.
Famrville
Appomattox

 
Erected 1889
Front of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
2. Front of Monument
The state coat of arms is above the text.
by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
 
Location. 39° 47.736′ 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 Connecticut Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 27th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers Position (within shouting distance of this marker); Kershaw's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 53rd Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Images of Death (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 (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Wheatfield. National Park
Left Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
3. Left Side of Monument
At the top is the trefoil of Second Corps.
Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on January 26, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. 145th Pennsylvania Infantry. Service history of the regiment. (Submitted on January 26, 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
4. Right Side of Monument
145th Pennsylvania Infantry Position image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
5. 145th Pennsylvania Infantry Position
The 145th Pennsylvania, like other units in the regiment, held a line on the west slope above Rose Run. Looking through the treeline, the open field behind is the Wheatfield.
Reverend J. H. W. Stuckenberg image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
6. Reverend J. H. W. Stuckenberg
In the Gettysburg National Cemetery on Cemetery Hill is the grave of Rev. Stuckenberg, who served as the regiment's chaplain.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,264 times since then and 132 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   6. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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