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11th Massachusetts Infantry

1st Brigade, 2nd Division

 

3rd Corps

 
11th Massachusetts Infantry Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, April 21, 2013
1. 11th Massachusetts Infantry
Memorial with restored "arm"
Inscription.
1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 3rd Corps
Upon this spot stood the 11th Mass.
Regt. during the second day
battle of Gettysburg July 2, 1863
26 were killed 93 were wounded and 10 missing.
Assisted by the state
and generous friends, the survivors
of the Regiment have
erected upon this historic field
this monumental tablet in the year
1885
All's well that ends well.

11th Mass. Inf't.

 
Erected 1885 by State of Massachusetts and Survivors of the Regiment.
 
Location. 39° 48.483′ N, 77° 14.642′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Emmitsburg Road (Business U.S. 15) and Sickles Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Emmitsburg Road. Click for map. Located across the street from the Rogers House site, 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. Andrew Atkinson Humphreys (a few steps from this marker); Wisconsin Sharpshooters (within shouting distance of this marker); First Brigade (within shouting distance
Close Up of Front Inscription Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
2. Close Up of Front Inscription
of this marker); Batteries F & K, Third U.S. Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); First Massachusetts Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Perry's Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Second Division (about 300 feet away); 5th New Jersey Volunteers (about 400 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 25, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. 11th Massachusetts Infantry. Service history of the Regiment. (Submitted on March 25, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

3. 11th Massachusetts Infantry Monument. SIRIS entry for the monument. (Submitted on March 25, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

4. Tuesday, February 21, 2006, The Sad Damage & Needed Assistance. The Gettysburg National Military Park kindly provided these tragic pictures of two of the three recently vandalized, damaged monuments. (Submitted on April 16, 2009, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
11th Massachusetts Infantry Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
3. 11th Massachusetts Infantry Monument
The monument was originally topped by an arm holding a saber. The monument was damaged by vandals in 2006. This photo was taken when the arm was missing.
Close Up of the restored arm Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, April 21, 2013
4. Close Up of the restored arm
11th Massachusetts Infantry Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
5. 11th Massachusetts Infantry Monument
11th Massachusetts Infantry Marker Photo, Click for full size
By A. Justin Mocca, August 11, 2002
6. 11th Massachusetts Infantry Marker
The now missing "Arm with Sabre" similar to this one
Right Flank of 11th Massachusetts Position Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
7. Right Flank of 11th Massachusetts Position
Looking from across the Emmitsburg Road from the monument to the east. The right flank marker stone is on the left of this view. To the right is the General Humphreys Memorial, which stands just north of the 11th Massachusetts Monument (just out of frame).
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,422 times since then and 97 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   2, 3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   4. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   5. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   6. submitted on , by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   7. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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