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

15th Massachusetts Infantry

1st Brigade, 2nd Division

 

2nd Corps

 
15th Massachusetts Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
1. 15th Massachusetts Infantry Monument
Inscription. (Front): 15th Mass.

(Back):
15th Regt. Mass. Vols.
1st Brig. 2nd Div. 2nd Corps.
July 3. 1863.

 
Erected 1886 by State of Massachusetts.
 
Location. 39° 48.644′ N, 77° 14.166′ 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" and beside the U.S. Regulars Memorial 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 Brigade (a few steps from this marker); 1st Regiment Minnesota Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery B, 1st New York Light Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); 19th Maine Infantry Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); 82nd New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Division (within shouting distance of this marker); 150th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); 20th New York State Militia (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Related markers.
Back of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
2. Back of Monument
Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. 15th Massachusetts Infantry at Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. 15th Massachusetts Infantry. Site detailing the regiment's history through its term of service, ending in mid-1864. (Submitted on February 20, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. High Water Mark. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on February 20, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Close Up of Relief on Front image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
3. Close Up of Relief on Front
15th Massachusetts Infantry Position image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
4. 15th Massachusetts Infantry Position
Looking from the right flank marker (on the right next to the 19th Maine left flank marker) toward the monument. The right flank marker stone is beyond the monument near the 1st Minnesota monument.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,054 times since then and 98 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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