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

11th New Jersey Volunteers

1st Brigade, 2nd Division

 

3rd Corps

 
11th New Jersey Volunteers Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
1. 11th New Jersey Volunteers Monument
The monument takes the form of an upright book, with the spine facing the road. On the spine is the diamond symbol of Third Corps. A flag is draped over the book. A kepi is on top of the monument.
Inscription. (Right Side):
11th New Jersey Vols.
Col. Robert McAllister
1st Brig. 2d Div. 3d Corps
July 2, 1863
Mustered in Aug. 18, 1862
Mustered out July 1865
Engaged in 29 battles
erected by
State of New Jersey
1888

(Left Side):
This stone
marks the spot
reached by the
right of the Regiment.
The left extending
toward the south-east.
The position was held under a severe fire
which killed or disabled
nearly three fifth of the
Regiment, including every
officer present above
the rank of Lieutenant.

Number engaged 275.
Killed 31, wounded 109,
missing 12, Total 152
of the missing
six are supposed
to have been killed.

 
Erected 1888 by State of New Jersey.
 
Location. 39° 48.354′ N, 77° 14.799′ 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 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. Battery K, Fourth U.S. Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker);
Right Side Inscription Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
2. Right Side Inscription
12th New Hampshire Volunteers (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wilcox's Brigade (about 300 feet away); 120th New York Infantry (about 500 feet away); 16th Massachusetts Volunteers (about 500 feet away); 3rd Brigade (about 600 feet away); 5th New Jersey Volunteers (about 700 feet away); 105th Pennsylvania Infantry (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 25, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. 11th New Jersey Volunteers Monument. SIRIS entry for the monument. (Submitted on March 25, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Left Side Inscription Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
3. Left Side Inscription
Back of Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
4. Back of Monument
Monument Base Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
5. Monument Base
The monument received some maintenance in 2002.
11th New Jersey Volunteers Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
6. 11th New Jersey Volunteers Monument
Looking across Emmitsburg Road toward the monument.
11th New Jersey Monument and Klingle Farm Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
7. 11th New Jersey Monument and Klingle Farm
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,251 times since then and 88 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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