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

10th Massachusetts Infantry

2nd Brigade, 3rd Division

 

6th Corps

 
10th Massachusetts Infantry Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
1. 10th Massachusetts Infantry Monument
Inscription. (Front):
10th
Massachusetts

(Left):
2nd Brigade.
3rd Division.
6th Corps.

(Back):
July 2nd 1863.

 
Erected 1885 by State of Massachusetts.
 
Location. 39° 47.782′ N, 77° 14.051′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Sedgwick Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located on the south part of Cemetery Ridge 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 (here, next to this marker); First Massachusetts Cavalry (within shouting distance of this marker); Major General John Sedgwick (within shouting distance of this marker); 7th Massachusetts Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 93rd Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery C, 1st New York Light Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); 37th Massachusetts Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 2nd Rhode Island Volunteers (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .
Left Side of Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
2. Left Side of Monument

1. Cemetery Ridge. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on February 7, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. 10th Massachusetts Infantry. Service record of the regiment. (Submitted on February 7, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

3. 10th Massachusetts Infantry Monument. SIRIS entry for the monument. (Submitted on April 17, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Back of Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
3. Back of Monument
Right Side of Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
4. Right Side of Monument
Displays the Greek cross of the Sixth Corps.
Display at the Top of the Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
5. Display at the Top of the Monument
A musket and knapsack are stacked on a drum.
Another View of the Display Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
6. Another View of the Display
The bronze was made by M. H. Mosman of Chicopee, Massachusetts.
10th Massachusetts Infantry Marker in 2003 Photo, Click for full size
By Mike Stroud, July 2003
7. 10th Massachusetts Infantry Marker in 2003
At that time three muskets formed a stack of arms on top of the monument.
10th Massachusetts Infantry Position Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
8. 10th Massachusetts Infantry Position
Looking from the left flank marker stone to the north. Beyond the monument is a tree stump, blocking the view of the right flank maker stone. The regiment's main line was to the right of this view, in what is today the woods. At the time of the battle it was open field.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,270 times since then and 88 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 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 Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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