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

95th Pennsylvania Infantry

2nd Brigade, 1st Division

 

6th Corps

 
95th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
1. 95th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument
Inscription. (Front):
95th Penna. Infantry
Gosline Zouaves
occupied this position in reserve
from evening of July 2nd.
to morning of July 5th.

2d. Brigade 1st. Division
6th. Corps

(Left):
Organized in Philadelphia
mustered in August 23, 1861.
Re-enlisted Dec. 27, 1863.
Mustered out July 17, 1865.

(Back):
Total Enrollment 1962
Present for duty at Gettysburg June 30, 1863
Officers 20
Enlisted men 336
Loss Enlisted men Killed 1 wounded 1
Total Loss in Action
Killed 9 officers 109 men. Total 118
Wounded 20 officers 410 men. Total 430
Captured or missing 76 men. Total 76
Totals 29 officers 595 men. Total 624

Total Deaths
Killed 9 officers 109 men. Total 118
Died of wounds 2 officers 63 men. Total 65
of Disease 70 men. Total 70
Other causes 5 men. Total 5
Totals 11 officers 247 men. Total 258.

 
Erected 1888 by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
 
Location. 39° 47.725′ N, 77° 14.192′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Wheatfield Road, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Located in Plum Run Valley in Gettysburg National
Front of Monument with State Coat of Arms image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
2. Front of Monument with State Coat of Arms
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); 96th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 5th Maine Infantry (about 400 feet away); Battery C, 1st New York Light Artillery (about 500 feet away); 139th Pennsylvania Infantry (about 600 feet away); 93rd Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers (about 600 feet away); Third Brigade (about 600 feet away); 98th Pennsylvania Infantry (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .  95th Pennsylvania Infantry. Service history of the Regiment. (Submitted on February 7, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Left Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
3. Left Side of Monument
Back of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
4. Back of Monument
Right Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
5. Right Side of Monument
The right side may have displayed a plaque at one time.
95th Pennsylvania Infantry Line image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
6. 95th Pennsylvania Infantry Line
Looking north from just in front of the monument. The regiment deployed across the valley, facing west on the evening of July 2nd.
The Regiment's View of the Battle image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
7. The Regiment's View of the Battle
Looking west from the monument location. The 95th remained in reserve through most of July 3rd. In the distance to the left are the monuments along Ayres Avenue in the Wheatfield, representing elements of the Pennsylvania Reserve Regiments of Third Division (Crawford), Fifth Corps. In the center and extending to the right of the road is another line of monuments. The these represent Wheaton's Brigade in their advanced position. Clearly the low number of casualties in the 95th Pennsylvania was due largely to the reserve position held well behind the main line.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 751 times since then and 80 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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