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

7th Michigan Infantry

3rd Brigade, 2nd Division

 

2nd Corps

 
7th Michigan Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
1. 7th Michigan Infantry Monument
Prominent on the front is a trefoil symbol for Second Corps. Underneath is a set of crossed rifles, a cartridge box, a kepi, and a wreath.
Inscription. (Front):
Seventh
Mich. Inf'ty
3rd Brig.
2nd Div. 2nd Corps

(Back):
Mustered in at Monroe, Mich. 22, 1861.
Mustered out at Jeffersonville, Ind. July 5, 1865.
Total enrollment, 1393 officers and men.
Killed in action 6 officers, 123 men.
Died of wounds 5 officers, 47 men
Died of disease 3 officers 154 men
Total 338

Participated in 37 skirmishes and general engagements from Ball's Bluff, Va. Oct. 21, 1861 to siege of Petersburg, Va. Apr. 3, 1865.

Regiment held this position during the engagement of July 2nd & 3rd. 1863. On the evening of the 2nd changed front to the left, meeting and aiding in driving back the enemy. On the 3rd assisted in repulsing Pickett's Charge, changing front to the right and assaulting the advancing force in flank.

Present for duty 14 officers 151 men
Total 165.
Casualties.
2 officers, 19 men killed; 3 officers, 41 men wounded.
Total 65.
 
Erected 1888 by State of Michigan.
 
Location. 39° 48.707′ N, 77° 14.171′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Hancock Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Located south of the "Copse of Trees" on Cemetery
Back of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
2. Back of Monument
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. 59th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 20th Massachusetts Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Wright's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 13th Vermont (within shouting distance of this marker); Union Counterthrust (within shouting distance of this marker); Twentieth Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Fifteenth Massachusetts Vounteer Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Third Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .  High Water Mark. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on February 18, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
7th Michigan Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
3. 7th Michigan Infantry Monument
Line Held by the 7th Michigan on July 3 image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
4. Line Held by the 7th Michigan on July 3
In the background beyond the monument is the 59th New York Monument and the Copse of Trees.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 946 times since then and 77 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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