Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
3rd Massachusetts Battery
5th Corps Artillery
—(Battery C, Massachusetts Light Artillery) —
5th Corps Art'y.
July 2, 1863.
Erected 1885 by State of Massachusetts.
Location. 39° 47.803′ N, 77° 14.286′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Wheatfield Road and Crawford Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Wheatfield Road. 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 (a few steps from this marker); Third Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 93rd Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 96th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); 62nd New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 102nd Pennsylvania Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Brigadier General Samuel Wiley Crawford (about 300 feet away); Third Division (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
Related markers. Click here list of markers that are related to this marker. 3rd Massachusetts Light Art. Battery at Gettysburg.
Also see . . . 3rd Massachusetts Light Artillery Battery. Service history of the battery. (Submitted on March 2, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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