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

26th Pennsylvania Infantry

1st Brigade, 2nd Division

 

3rd Corps

 
26th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
1. 26th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument
At the top of the front face of the monument is the diamond symbol of Third Corps.
Inscription. (Front):
26th Pennsylvania Infantry

July 2nd went into action
here with 365 officers and
men. Killed 30. Wounded 176
Missing 7. Total 213.

1st Brig. 2nd Div. 3d Corps.

(Left):
Recruited in Philadelphia
Mustered in May 27th 1861.
Mustered out June 18th 1864.
Right of 3rd Corps on this line

(Right):
Yorktown - Second Bull Run
Williamsburg - Fredericksburg
Oak Grove - Chancellorsville
Peach Orchard - Gettysburg
Glendale - Wapping Heights
Malvern Hill Second - Mine Run
Bristoe Station - Wilderness
Groveton - Spotsylvania
North Anna

 
Erected 1888 by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
 
Location. 39° 48.534′ N, 77° 14.579′ 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 near the site of the Rogers House, north of the Klingle House, 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. Perry's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); First Massachusetts Infantry
Close Up of Knapsack on Front image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
2. Close Up of Knapsack on Front
(within shouting distance of this marker); Andrew Atkinson Humphreys (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 2nd Rhode Island Volunteers (about 400 feet away); 11th Massachusetts Infantry (about 400 feet away); Wisconsin Sharpshooters (about 500 feet away); First Brigade (about 600 feet away); Batteries F & K, Third U.S. Artillery (about 700 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. The Peach Orchard. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on March 23, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. 26th Pennsylvania Infantry. Service history of the Regiment. (Submitted on March 23, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Left Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
3. Left Side of Monument
Right Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
4. Right Side of Monument
State Coat of Arms at Base image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
5. State Coat of Arms at Base
Bayonets on Upper Corners image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
6. Bayonets on Upper Corners
26th Pennsylvania Infantry Position image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
7. 26th Pennsylvania Infantry Position
Looking from across the Emmitsburg Road toward the monument, on the right. The right flank marker stone for the regiment stands on the left side of this view.
Left Flank of the Regiment image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
8. Left Flank of the Regiment
Looking from the left flank marker stone toward the monument, down Emmitsburg Road.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 942 times since then and 93 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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