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106th Pennsylvania Infantry

Philadelphia Brigade

 

2nd Division, 2nd Corps

 
106th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
1. 106th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument
Three drums at the top of the monument for a trefoil, the symbol of the Second Corps. Below the drums on each face is a knapsack. Around the center of the monument is a strip of 40 trefoils (ten on each side), representing the forty rounds carried by each soldier's cartridge box.
Inscription. (Around Upper Step):
106th
Pennsylvania Infantry
Philadelphia Brigade
2d Brigade
2d Division
2d Corps

(Front):
Yorktown, Fair Oaks, Peach Orchard, Savage Station, Glendale, Malvern Hill, Flint Hill, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Haymarket, Gettysburg, Kelly's Ford, Mine Run, Wilderness, Spotsylvania, North Anna, Totopotomy, Cold Harbor, Petersburg, Strawberry Plains, Deep Bottom, Reams' Station, Boydton Road, Hatcher's Run Feb. 1865, Hatcher's Run March 1865, Dabney's Mill, Appomattox

(Left):
Position of the Regiment July 2, 1863 in the evening the Regiment assisted in repulsing a charge of the enemy on this line and made a counter charge to the Emmettsburg Road in which 3 guns of Battery B 1st Rhode Island were recovered and at the Codori House captured 250 prisoners.
The evening of July 2, the Regiment moved to East Cemetery Hill to re-inforce the 11th Corps and remained there as indicated by monument. During the 3rd companies A. and B. continued here and assisted in repulsing the final assault of the enemy in the afternoon of the 3rd.

(Right):
Present at Gettysburg 23 officers 312 men
Killed and died of wounds 2 officers 10 men
Wounded 8 officers 43 men
Captured or missing 1 man
Total 64
Mustered in August 28th 1861
Re-enlisted
Front of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
2. Front of Monument
The State Coat of Arms appears on a bronze plaque in the center.
December 29th 1863
Mustered out June 30th 1865
Total enrollment 1020
Killed and died of wounds 9 officers 90 men
Died of disease etc. 1 officer 94 men
Wounded 24 officers 373 men
Captured or missing 5 officers 152 men
Total 39 officers 709 men
Total 748
 
Erected 1884 by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
 
Location. 39° 48.755′ N, 77° 14.137′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Hancock Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Located in front of the "Copse of Trees" on Cemetery Ridge at 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. High Water Mark (a few steps from this marker); First New York Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Battlefield Landmarks - South and West (within shouting distance of this marker); 4th Maine Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); Pickett's Charge (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named The High Water Mark (within
Left Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
3. Left Side of Monument
shouting distance of this marker); Nineteenth Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery B, 1st Rhode Island Artillery (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. 106th Pennsylvania Infantry at Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .  106th Pennsylvania Infantry. Service history of the regiment. (Submitted on February 16, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Right Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
4. Right Side of Monument
Relief on Back of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
5. Relief on Back of Monument
The relief depicts the regiment charging the Codori Farm on July 2.
106th Pennsylvania Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 5, 2010
6. 106th Pennsylvania Infantry Marker
The three drums atop the monument resemble the clover emblem of the 2nd Corps.
106th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument and the Copse of Trees image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
7. 106th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument and the Copse of Trees
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,467 times since then and 106 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   6. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   7. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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