Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

153rd Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers

1st Brigade, 1st Division

 

11th Corps

 
153rd Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 4, 2009
1. 153rd Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers Monument
At the top of the monument is the "Keystone" symbol of Pennsylvania and the crescent moon symbol of Eleventh Corps.
Inscription.
153d Regt. Penn. Vol.
1st Brigade, 1st Division
11th Corps. Engaged at
Chancellorsville
May 1.2.3. & 4. 1863.
Gettysburg.
July 1.2. & 3. 1863.
Erected by the survivors.

 
Erected 1884 by 153rd Pennsylvania Regimental Association.
 
Location. 39° 49.293′ N, 77° 13.64′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Wainwright Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Located on East Cemetery Hill 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. First Brigade (a few steps from this marker); 41st New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 68th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 7th West Virginia Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 54th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery B, First Pennsylvania Light Artillery (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ricketts' Battery (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named 7th West Virginia Infantry (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Related markers.
153rd Pennsylvania Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
2. 153rd Pennsylvania Monument
The regiment shared a line with the rest of the First (Von Gilsa's) Brigade on Brickyard Road, now Wainwright Avenue. To their left was the 69th New York. To their right was the 41st New York.
Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. 153rd Pennsylvania at Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. East Cemetery Hill. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on March 18, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. 153rd Pennsylvania Infantry. Service history of the Regiment. (Submitted on March 18, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

3. Monument Vandalized. In May 2009 the monument suffered damage from vandals. (Submitted on May 19, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,194 times since then and 78 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   2. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
Paid Advertisement