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

7th West Virginia Infantry

 
 
7th West Virginia Infantry Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
1. 7th West Virginia Infantry Marker
One of three position markers that complement the 7th West Virginia Monument on East Cemetery Hill.
Inscription.
7th West Virginia
Infantry
July 2, 1863.
8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

 
Erected 1898 by State of West Virginia.
 
Location. 39° 48.951′ N, 77° 13.963′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker can be reached from Taneytown Road (State Highway 134), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Located between the Cyclorama Building and the old visitor center parking lot 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. Delaware (within shouting distance of this marker); Maryland (within shouting distance of this marker); 6th Independent Battery, New York Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Catherine Guinn Farm (within shouting distance of this marker); 3rd New York Independent Battery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battery F Fifth U.S. Artillery (about 400 feet away); Battery G, Second U.S. Artillery (about 400 feet away); Eighth U.S. Infantry (about 500 feet 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. 7th West Virginia Infantry at Gettysburg. Follows the charge of July 2.
7th West Virginia Infantry Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
2. 7th West Virginia Infantry Marker

 
Also see . . .  Ziegler's Grove. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on February 10, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
7th West Virginia Infantry Position of July 2 Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
3. 7th West Virginia Infantry Position of July 2
The stone wall next to the marker stone runs east to west across the north end of Cemetery Ridge.
 

 
Credits. This page originally submitted on February 10, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,288 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 10, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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