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

116th Pennsylvania Infantry

2nd Brigade, 1st Division

 

2nd Corps

 
116th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
1. 116th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument
In the center of the front is a polished trefoil, the symbol of the Second Corps.
Inscription. (Front):
116th Pennsylvania Infantry
2nd Brig. 1st Div. 2nd Corps.

(Back):
2nd Brigade.

July 2, 1863
In action 142 officers and men
Killed and wounded 37

(Left):
Irish Brigade.

(Right):
1st Division.

 
Erected 1888 by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
 
Location. 39° 47.85′ N, 77° 14.752′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Sickles Avenue, on the left when traveling north. 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. Second Brigade (a few steps from this marker); 18th Massachusetts Volunteers (a few steps from this marker); 28th Massachusetts Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 140th Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named 140th Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 52nd New York Infantry
Back Inscription Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, April 4, 2009
2. Back Inscription
(within shouting distance of this marker); First Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 32nd Massachusetts 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. 116th Pennsylvania Infantry. Regimental service history. (Submitted on January 31, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Left Side of Monument with State Coat of Arms Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
3. Left Side of Monument with State Coat of Arms
Right Side of Monument and State Coat of Arms Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
4. Right Side of Monument and State Coat of Arms
The Fallen Solder Figure Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
5. The Fallen Solder Figure
The soldier is depicted laying across a farm fence on the battlefield.
116th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain
6. 116th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument
Looking across Sickles Avenue at the monument. The regiment maintained a position in this sector during the later stages of the fighting in the Wheatfield sector.
116th Pennsylvania Infantry Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, August 31, 2002
7. 116th Pennsylvania Infantry Marker
116th Pennsylvania Infantry Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Santarelli, July 11, 2008
8. 116th Pennsylvania Infantry Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,244 times since then and 102 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   2. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   7. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   8. submitted on , by Mike Santarelli of Glenside, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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