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2nd Position of 118th Pennsylvania Volunteers

 
 
2nd Position of 118th Penn. Vols. Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
1. 2nd Position of 118th Penn. Vols. Marker
The marker features a Maltese Cross of Fifth Corps in the center.
Inscription.
Corn Exchange Regt.
July 2nd 1863.
1st Brig. 1st Div. 5th Corps

 
Erected 1886.
 
Location. 39° 47.949′ N, 77° 14.619′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Wheatfield Road, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Located on the north edge of the Wheatfield 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. Brevet Major General Samuel Zook (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Division (about 400 feet away); Ninth Massachusetts Battery (about 600 feet away); Battery D, 1st New York Light Artillery (about 700 feet away); 140th Pennsylvania Infantry (about 800 feet away); Third Brigade (about 800 feet away); 66th New York Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Field Hospital of the 32nd Massachusetts Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. 118th "Corn Exchange" Regiment at Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .  The Wheatfield. National
Second 118th Pennsylvania Position north of the Wheatfield Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
2. Second 118th Pennsylvania Position north of the Wheatfield
After being withdrawn from Stony Hill, the Corn Exchange Regiment was positioned to support the Federal batteries deployed along the Wheatfield Road.
Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on February 1, 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 876 times since then and 99 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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