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Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

102nd Pennsylvania Infantry

3rd Brigade, 3rd Division

 

6th Corps

 
102nd Pennsylvania Infantry Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
1. 102nd Pennsylvania Infantry Monument
The monument's shaft is in the form of a tree stump with a flag and other pieces of military equipment hanging from knobs. The Greek cross of the Sixth Corps appears above the state coat of arms.
Inscription. (Front):
102d Pennsylvania Infantry.
3d Brigade, 3d Division, 6th Corps.

(Left):
July 1. The Regiment was detailed at Manchester to guard trains to Westminster. At the latter place a detachment of 3 officers and 100 men was sent to Gettysburg with the supply train and on its arrival the morning of the 3rd. was posted on this line. The rest of the Regiment picketed the roads leading from Westminster to Gettysburg until the close of the battle.

(Back):
Yorktown - Rappahannock Station - Charlestown
Willamsburg - Mine Run - Opequon
Fair Oaks - Wilderness - Fisher's Hill
Malvern Hill - Spotsylvania - Cedar Creek
Antietam - North Anna - Petersburg Fort Fisher
Fredericksburg - Totopotomoy - Petersburg Assault
marye's Heights - Cold Harbor - Sailor's Creek
Salem Heights - Petersburg - Appomattox
Gettysburg - Fort Stevens

(Right):
Recruited in Allegheny and Butler Counties
Mustered in August 1861. Re-enlisted December 1863
Mustered out June 28, 1865.
Total enrollment 2100
Killed and died of wounds 10 officers 169 men
Wounded 23 officers 518 men
Died of disease etc. 1 officer 37 men
Captured or missing 5 officers 131 men
Total 39 officers 905 men

 
Erected 1889 by
Front of Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
2. Front of Monument
With state coat of arms.
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
 
Location. 39° 47.846′ N, 77° 14.244′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Crawford Avenue (Driveway to John Weikert Farm), on the right when traveling north. 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. 62nd New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 93rd Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 98th Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Third Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 3rd Massachusetts Battery (about 300 feet away); 139th Pennsylvania Infantry (about 300 feet away); 96th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers (about 500 feet away); 6th Pennsylvania Reserves (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .  102nd Pennsylvania Infantry. Service history of regiment. (Submitted on March 2, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Left Side of Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
3. Left Side of Monument
Back of Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
4. Back of Monument
Right Side of Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
5. Right Side of Monument
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,577 times since then and 125 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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