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3rd Maine Regiment

 
 
3rd Maine Regiment Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
1. 3rd Maine Regiment Marker
The diamond symbol of Third Corps appears as red granite on the front between the text.
Inscription.
3rd Maine Regiment
Colonel M.B. Lakeman
in support
July 3rd, 1863
engaged July 2nd
in Peach Orchard

 
Erected 1889 by State of Maine.
 
Location. 39° 48.766′ N, 77° 14.117′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Hancock Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located opposite the Copse of Trees on 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 Pennsylvania Cavalry (a few steps from this marker); Major General Alexander Webb (a few steps from this marker); Battlefield Landmarks - South and West (within shouting distance of this marker); Pickett's Charge (within shouting distance of this marker); The High Water Mark (within shouting distance of this marker); Cushing's Union Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 4th Maine Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. 3rd Maine
3rd Maine Regiment in Support Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
2. 3rd Maine Regiment in Support
The 3rd Maine was one of several regiments from Third Corps moved from a reserve position to the point of attack on July 3.
Infantry Markers
at Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. High Water Mark. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on February 14, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. History of the 3rd Maine. Web site detailing the history of the Regiment. (Submitted on February 14, 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 982 times since then and 55 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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