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106th Pennsylvania Volunteers

2nd Brigade, 2nd Division

 

2nd Corps

 
106th Pennsylvania Volunteers Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
1. 106th Pennsylvania Volunteers Monument
Inscription. (Front):
106 Regiment
Pennsylvania Volunteers
2d Brigade 2d Division
2d Corps
July 2d and 3d 1863.
Took into action
23 officers 263 men.
Loss.
Killed 1 officer 10 men.
Wounded 10 officers 49 men.
Missing 2 men.
Total 11 officers 61 men. 72.

106 Pennsylvania
Lieut. Colonel Wm L. Curry.
Erected by the Regimental Association

(Left):
July 2d
Morning.
Companies A & B on skirmish line.
Co. B. by order of Gen. Meade, ad-
vanced and uncovered enemy's posi-
tion on Seminary Ridge.

Afternoon
Co. B advanced to Bliss House.
Held by 16th Miss. where it was
repulsed loosing 1 officer, 11 men.

Later.
In connection with 4 companies of
12th N.J. again advanced and cap-
tured the Bliss House & number
of prisoners.

2d Brigade
Brig. Gen. Alex. S. Webb.

(Right):
July 2d
Evening.
The regiment
Left Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
2. Left Side of Monument
assisted in repelling the
charge of Wright's Georgia Brigade.
Made a countercharge to the Emmitts-
burg Road, recapturing the guns of
Browns Rhode Island Battery,
and captured 250 prisoners, including
Col. Gibson wounded, 5 captains and
15 lieutenants of the 48th Georgia.

The regiment except companies A
and B and a detail of fifty men &
three officers was subsequently
ordered to reinforce the Eleventh
Corps and was assigned position
on East Cemetery Hill, supporting
Battery, where it remained during
the battle.

2d Corps
Maj. General W.S. Hancock.

(Back):
July 3d
The regiment with Eleventh Corps
on East Cemetery Hill, except
Companies A. B. and a detail of
fifty men from the other companies
who remained with Brigade at
this point and assisted to repel
Picketts charge.

The regiment also participated
in the following battles.
Fair Oaks, Savage Station, Malvern
Hill, Antietam,
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By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
3. Right Side of Monument
Fredericksburg,
Locust Grove, Wilderness, Po River,
Spottsylvania, Cold Harbor, Peters-
burg, Weldon R.R., Reams Station,
Boydton Road, Hatchers Run.
1861-1865

2d Division
Brig. Gen. John Gibbon.

 
Erected 1884 by 106th Pennsylvania Regimental Association.
 
Location. 39° 48.696′ N, 77° 14.396′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Emmitsburg Road (Business U.S. 15), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located at the Codori 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. Colonel George H. Ward (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Union Counterthrust (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wright's Brigade
Back of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
4. Back of Monument
(approx. 0.2 miles away); 13th Vermont (approx. 0.2 miles away); 2nd Rhode Island Volunteers (approx. 0.2 miles away); 59th New York Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); 7th Michigan Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); 20th Massachusetts Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles 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. 106th Pennsylvania Infantry at Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .  106th Pennsylvania Infantry. Service history of Regiment. (Submitted on March 23, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
106th Pennsylvania Volunteers Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
5. 106th Pennsylvania Volunteers Monument
106th Pennsylvania Skirmish Line image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
6. 106th Pennsylvania Skirmish Line
In the afternoon of July 2nd, the 106th Pennsylvania maintained a skirmish line on the west side of Emmitsburg Road. This view looks from the road to the west toward Seminary Ridge, with the Virginia State Memorial visible. The regiment's skirmish line pushed forward about half way to the far tree line.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,285 times since then and 93 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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