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14th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers

 
 
14th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
1. 14th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers Marker
Inscription.
The 14. Regt. Connecticut Vols.
A.M. July 3, 1863
captured here from Confederate Sharp-
shooters the large barn of Wm. Bliss
and his dwelling house near and upon
retiring burned both buildings by order
of the Div. Commander.
Center of barn site.

 
Erected 1884.
 
Location. 39° 48.984′ N, 77° 14.523′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker can be reached from Long Lane, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Located near the site of the Bliss 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. 12th New Jersey Volunteers (a few steps from this marker); Site of the Bliss House (within shouting distance of this marker); 1st Regiment Delaware Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); United States Army Tank Corps (approx. mile away); 8th Ohio Infantry (approx. mile away); Camp Colt (approx. 0.3 miles away); "The Isolated and Advanced Position" of the 8th Ohio Infantry (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Medal of Honor at Gettysburg (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Related markers.
Back of Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
2. Back of Marker
Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. 14th Connecticut at Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .  Fury at the Bliss Farm. Article from America's Civil War by John M. Archer. (Submitted on March 1, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
14th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
3. 14th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers Marker
Cemetery Ridge image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
4. Cemetery Ridge
Looking from the Bliss Farm toward Cemetery Ridge. Clear in this view are the Bryan Farm buildings and the Cyclorama Building. The 14th Connecticut and detachments from other regiments sent forward as skirmishers moved down from the ridge to the Bliss Farm on both July 2 and 3.
14th Connecticut Marker Stone image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
5. 14th Connecticut Marker Stone
One of two marker stones in the vicinity of the Bliss Barn.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 952 times since then and 86 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.
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