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149th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers

 
 
149th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
1. 149th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers Monument
Inscription.
149th Reg't Pa. Vol's
July 3rd 1863.

2nd Brigade

3rd Division
1st Corps

 
Erected 1886 by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
 
Location. 39° 48.606′ N, 77° 14.146′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Hancock Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located south of the "Copse of Trees" and near 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. Battery C, Fifth U.S. Artillery (a few steps from this marker); 20th New York State Militia (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Division (within shouting distance of this marker); 82nd New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 143rd Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of 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); 150th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Related markers.
149th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers Marker at dusk. Photo, Click for full size
By Henry T. McLin, August 12, 2012
2. 149th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers Marker at dusk.
Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. 149th Pennsylvania Infantry at Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. High Water Mark. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on February 22, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. 149th Pennsylvania Infantry. Service history of the regiment. (Submitted on February 22, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Left Side of Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
3. Left Side of Monument
Right Side of Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
4. Right Side of Monument
Close Up of Relief on Front Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
5. Close Up of Relief on Front
Looking Into the Eyes of the Infantryman Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
6. Looking Into the Eyes of the Infantryman
149th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
7. 149th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers Monument
The 149th Pennsylvania fought hard on the first day of battle near the McPherson Barn. On July 3rd the regiment was one of many sent to reinforce the Federal center.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 976 times since then and 76 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   2. submitted on , by Henry T. McLin of Hanover, Pennsylvania.   3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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