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

98th Pennsylvania Infantry

3d Brigade, 3d Division

 

6th Corps

 
98th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
1. 98th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument
At the top, inside a keystone is the Greek cross of the Sixth Corps.
Inscription. (Front):
98th Penna. Infantry

The regiment was the advance of
the Sixth Corps in its march from
Manchester, Md. to the battlefield and
occupied this position from the evening of
July 2d. until the close of the battle.

3rd. Brigade 3rd. Division
6th. Corps.

(Left):
Recruited in Philadelphia
Mustered in April 29th 1861 as the 21st
Pennsylvania Infantry for 3 months. Reorgan-
ized as the 98th Pennsylvania Infantry and
Mustered in August 17th 1861. Re-enlisted
December 23rd, 1863. Mustered out June 29th. 1865.

(Right):
Yorktown - North Anna
Willamsburg - Totopotomoy
Malvern Hill - Cold Harbor
Fredericksburg - Petersburg
Marye's Heights - Fort Stevens
Salem Heights - Winchester
Gettysburg - Fishers Hill
Rappahannock Station - Cedar Creek
Mine Run - Petersburg (Fort Fisher)
Wilderness - Sailor's Creek
Spotsylvania - Appomattox

 
Erected 1889 by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
 
Location. 39° 47.855′ N, 77° 14.199′ 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
Front Inscription of Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
2. Front Inscription of Monument
. 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. 102nd Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 62nd New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 93rd Pennsylvania Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Third Brigade (about 400 feet away); 139th Pennsylvania Infantry (about 500 feet away); 6th Corps Headquarters (about 500 feet away); 3rd Massachusetts Battery (about 500 feet away); First Division (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. 98th Pennsylvania Infantry at Gettysburg
 
Also see . . .  98th Pennsylvania Infantry. Service history of the 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
Right Side of Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
4. Right Side of Monument
98th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
5. 98th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 854 times since then and 81 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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