Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
106th Pennsylvania Volunteers
2nd Brigade, 2nd Division
—2nd Corps —
2d Brigade 2d Division
July 2d and 3d 1863.
Took into action
23 officers 263 men.
Killed 1 officer 10 men.
Wounded 10 officers 49 men.
Missing 2 men.
Total 11 officers 61 men. 72.
Lieut. Colonel Wm L. Curry.
Erected by the Regimental Association
Companies A & B on skirmish line.
Co. B. by order of Gen. Meade, ad-
vanced and uncovered enemy's posi-
tion on Seminary Ridge.
Co. B advanced to Bliss House.
Held by 16th Miss. where it was
repulsed loosing 1 officer, 11 men.
In connection with 4 companies of
12th N.J. again advanced and cap-
tured the Bliss House & number
Brig. Gen. Alex. S. Webb.
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
Maj. General W.S. Hancock.
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
The regiment also participated
in the following battles.
Fair Oaks, Savage Station, Malvern
Locust Grove, Wilderness, Po River,
Spottsylvania, Cold Harbor, Peters-
burg, Weldon R.R., Reams Station,
Boydton Road, Hatchers Run.
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 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 •
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