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

7th Massachusetts Infantry

2nd Brigade, 3rd Division

 

6th Corps

 
7th Massachusetts Infantry Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
1. 7th Massachusetts Infantry Monument
A kepi, crossed muskets and a sword are above the Greek cross of the Sixth Corps.
Inscription.
7th Mass. Inf'y
2d Brig. 3d Div.
6th Army Corps.

Erected 1885.

 
Erected 1885 by State of Massachusetts.
 
Location. 39° 47.756′ N, 77° 14.048′ 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. First Massachusetts Cavalry (a few steps from this marker); Major General John Sedgwick (within shouting distance of this marker); 2nd Rhode Island Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); 93rd Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); 10th Massachusetts Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery C, 1st New York Light Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 5th Maine Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. Cemetery Ridge. National
Back of Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
2. Back of Monument
Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on February 7, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. 7th Massachusetts Infantry. Service history of the regiment. (Submitted on February 7, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
7th Massachusetts Infantry Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, April 4, 2009
3. 7th Massachusetts Infantry Monument
The flank marker on the right side of this photo indicates the regiment's line was 100 yards behind the monument.
Left Flank Marker Stone Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
4. Left Flank Marker Stone
Indicated on the marker, This line was 100 yards to the rear, indicating the actual line occupied by the regiment was further back off the road. The ground, today covered by trees, was open field at the time of the battle.
Regimental Position Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, April 4, 2009
5. Regimental Position
Looking from the tree line toward the west and Sedgwick Avenue. The position of the camera is approximately 100 yards from the flank marker. The right and left flank markers are seen at the respective sides of this photo. And on the right side are the monuments for the 1st Massachusetts Cavalry, 93rd Pennsylvania Infantry, and Battery C, 1st New York Artillery.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 782 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   4. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   5. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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