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

57th Pennsylvania Veteran Volunteers

1st Brigade, 1st Division

 

3rd Corps

 
57th Pennsylvania Veteran Volunteers Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
1. 57th Pennsylvania Veteran Volunteers Monument
Inscription. (Front):
57th Penn'a.
Veteran Vol's.
1st Brig. 1st Div.
3rd Corps.

The regiment occupied
this position, exposed to a
heavy artillery fire on the
afternoon of July 2, for two
hours, when it advanced 170
feet and engaged the enemy.

(Left):
Mustered in
October & November 1861
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Re-enlisted
December 30, 1863.
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Mustered out
June 29, 1865.
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(Rigth):
Participated in the
Following Engagements.
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Yorktown - Mine Run
Williamsburg - Wilderness
Fair Oaks - Spottsylvania
Oak Grove - North Anna
Glendale - Totopotomoy
Malvern Hill - Cold Harbor
Bristoe Station - Petersburg
Groveton - Strawberry Plains
2d Bull Run - Deep Bottom
Chantilly - Poplar Spring Church
Fredericksburg - Boydton Road
Chancellorsville - Hatchers Run
Gettysburg - Petersburg
Auburn - Amelia Springs
Kelly's Ford - Appomattox
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State Coat of Arms and Front Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
2. State Coat of Arms and Front Inscription

 
Erected 1888 by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
 
Location. 39° 48.22′ N, 77° 14.918′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Emmitsburg Road (Business U.S. 15), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Located in front of the Sherfy 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. 114th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (a few steps from this marker); First Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 105th Pennsylvania Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battery E, 1st Rhode Island Light Artillery (about 500 feet away); 73rd New York Infantry (about 600 feet away); Artillery Brigade (about 600 feet away); Second Brigade (about 600 feet away); Sickles' Excelsior Brigade (about 800 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .
Left Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
3. Left Side of Monument

1. The Peach Orchard. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on March 28, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. 57th Pennsylvania Infantry. Service history of the Regiment. (Submitted on March 28, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

3. 57th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument. SIRIS entry for the monument. (Submitted on March 28, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Right Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
4. Right Side of Monument
57th Pennsylvania Monument in Front of The Sherfy House image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
5. 57th Pennsylvania Monument in Front of The Sherfy House
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 874 times since then and 86 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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