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

Colonel George H. Ward

15th Massachusetts Volunteers

 
 
Colonel George H. Ward Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
1. Colonel George H. Ward Memorial
Inscription. (Front):
Here fell mortally wounded
July 2d 1863
George H. Ward,
Colonel commanding
15th Regt. Mass. Vols.
His comrades and fellow
citizens of Worchester
raise this memorial of his
valor and patriotism.

(Back):
1st Brig. 2nd Div.
2nd Army Corps.

 
Erected 1886.
 
Location. 39° 48.734′ N, 77° 14.325′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Emmitsburg Road (Business U.S. 15), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located north of the Codori Farm 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. 106th Pennsylvania Volunteers (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wright's Brigade (about 600 feet away); Union Counterthrust (about 600 feet away); 13th Vermont (about 600 feet away); 69th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers (about 700 feet away); 59th New York Infantry (about 700 feet away); 7th Michigan Infantry (about 700 feet away); Twentieth Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .
Portrait of Ward in Relief Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
2. Portrait of Ward in Relief
 Cemetery Ridge. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on February 19, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Front Inscription Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
3. Front Inscription
Back of Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
4. Back of Monument
Colonel George H. Ward Memorial Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
5. Colonel George H. Ward Memorial
The Codori Farm stands to the right in the background.
The Ward Marker Seen from Cemetery Ridge Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
6. The Ward Marker Seen from Cemetery Ridge
Looking from Cemetery Ridge toward the Codori Farm. The Ward Marker is in the field north of the house.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 982 times since then and 69 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   6. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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