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First Minnesota Volunteers

 
 
First Minnesota Volunteers Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
1. First Minnesota Volunteers Memorial
Inscription. (Front):
First Minnesota Volunteers

(Left):
"All time is the millenium of their glory."

(Right):
These dead shall not have died in vain.

(Back):
The surviving members
First Regiment
Minnesota Infanty.
To the memory
of their late associates
who
"died on the field of honor"
at Gettysburg
July 1863.

 
Erected 1867 by Surviving Members of the First Minnesota Infantry.
 
Location. 39° 49.169′ N, 77° 13.916′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker can be reached from Taneytown Road (State Highway 134), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located near the Soldiers Memorial in the center of Gettysburg National Cemetery. 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. Bvt. Maj. Gen. Charles H.T. Collis Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery H, 1st U.S. Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Soldier’s National Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Kentucky Memorial (within
Left Side of Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
2. Left Side of Memorial
shouting distance of this marker); 136th New York Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battery C, First West Virginia Artillery (about 300 feet away); Second Brigade (about 300 feet away); The Gettysburg Address (about 400 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. 1st Minnesota at Gettysburg.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Right Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
3. Right Side of Monument
Back of Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
4. Back of Memorial
First Minnesota Volunteers Monument image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 22, 2015
5. First Minnesota Volunteers Monument
Placed in 1867, this was the first monument dedicated at the battle site.
First Minnesota Volunteers Monument image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 22, 2015
6. First Minnesota Volunteers Monument
First Minnesota Volunteers Monument<br>Soldiers National Monument in Background image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 22, 2015
7. First Minnesota Volunteers Monument
Soldiers National Monument in Background
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 828 times since then and 79 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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