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

22nd Massachusetts Infantry

1st Brigade, 1st Division

 

5th Corps

 
22nd Massachusetts Infantry Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
1. 22nd Massachusetts Infantry Monument
At the top of the monument is the Maltese Cross of Fifth Corps.
Inscription. (Around Upper Facings):
22nd Mass. Infty.
1st Brigade
1st Division
5th Corps

(Left):
First Colonel
Henry Wilson
succeeded by
Jesse A. Cove
Killed June 27, 1862.

(Back):
The
22nd Mass. Infty.
stood here
July 2, 1863

 
Erected 1886 by State of Massachusetts.
 
Location. 39° 47.826′ N, 77° 14.785′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Sickles Avenue, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Located at the "Loop" on Stony Hill 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. 2nd Company Andrew Sharpshooters (a few steps from this marker); First Brigade (a few steps from this marker); First Michigan Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 32nd Massachusetts Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 18th Massachusetts Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); 140th Pennsylvania Infantry
Left Side of Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
2. Left Side of Monument
(within shouting distance of this marker); 116th Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 110th Pennsylvania 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 31, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. 22nd Massachusetts Infantry. A section on Gettysburg from a page detailing the regiment's service in the Civil War. (Submitted on January 31, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Back of Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
3. Back of Monument
Right Side of Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
4. Right Side of Monument
22nd Massachusetts Infantry Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
5. 22nd Massachusetts Infantry Monument
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,149 times since then and 103 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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