Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

150th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers

2nd Brigade, 3rd Division

 

1st Corps

 
150th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
1. 150th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers Monument
A circle, the symbol of First Corps, appears at the top of the monument.
Inscription. (Front):
2d. Brigade,
3d. Div.
1st Corps.
July 2d. & 3d.
1863.
Erected by survivors
1888

2d. Regt.
Bucktail Brigade
150th. Regt. P.V.

(Left):
July 1st. This
regiment fought
near Chambersburg
Pike beyond the
town, where its
monument stands,
losing 53 killed,
134 wounded and
77 missing. A total
of 264 out of
397 engaged.

(Back):
July 2d. In evening
skirmished to
Emmitsburg Road
in front of this
position recovering
two guns. Remained
on skirmish line
until morning.

(Right):
July 3d. Held this
position under
heavy fire until
close of battle.
Recruited in
Phila., Crawford,
McKean, & Union
Counties. Mustered
in Sept. 4, 1862.
Mustered out
June 23, 1865.

 
Erected 1888 by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
 
Location. 39° 48.639′ N, 77° 14.131′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on
Left Side of Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
2. Left Side of Monument
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 B, 1st New York Light Artillery (a few steps from this marker); 121st Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Division (within shouting distance of this marker); First Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Brigadier General John Gibbon (within shouting distance of this marker); 15th Massachusetts Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 1st Regiment Minnesota Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); 82nd New York Infantry (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. 150th Pennsylvania Infantry at Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. High Water Mark.
Back of Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
3. Back of Monument
National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on February 22, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. 150th Pennsylvania Infantry. Service history of the regiment. (Submitted on February 22, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Right Side of Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
4. Right Side of Monument
150th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
5. 150th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers Monument
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 929 times since then and 60 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
Paid Advertisement