Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
96th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers
2nd Brigade, 1st Division
—6th Corps —
2nd Brigade. 1st Division. 6th Army Corps.
From 5 p.m. of the 2nd until the morning
of the 5th of July 1863.
Schuylkill County Penna. September 23d 1861
Mustered out at Hestonville West Philadelphia
Penna. October 21st 1864.
Erected 1888 by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Location. 39° 47.767′ N, 77° 14.263′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Wheatfield Road, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Located on the north end of the "Valley of Death" near the John Weikert 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. 139th Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Third Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 3rd Massachusetts Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Brigadier General Samuel Wiley Crawford (about 300 feet away, measured in 93rd Pennsylvania Infantry (about 300 feet away); Third Division (about 300 feet away); 62nd New York Infantry (about 400 feet away); 95th Pennsylvania Infantry (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
Also see . . . 96th Pennsylvania Infantry. Service history of the regiment. (Submitted on March 2, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
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