Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
106th Pennsylvania Infantry
—2nd Division, 2nd Corps —
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
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.
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
Mustered in August 28th 1861
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
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 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 •
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