Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
5th Pennsylvania Reserves
—3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 5th Corps —
3d Brigade 3d Division 5th Corps
Mustered in May 28 - June 12 1861
Mustered out June 11 1864
Recruited in Centre, Lancaster, Huntington, Lycoming,
Northumberland, Clearfield, Union, and Bradford Counties
Gettysburg 24 officers and 310 men
Wounded 2 men
Total enrollment 1050
Killed and died of wounds 14 officers and 110 men
Died of disease etc. 69 men
Wounded 14 officers and 211 men
Captured or missing 5 officers and 115 men
Total 33 officers and 505 men
Total casualties 538
Cross Roads, Malvern Hill, Groveton, 2d Bull Run, South Mountain,
Antietam, Fredericksburg, Gettysburg, Bristoe Station,
Rappahannock Station, Mine Run, Wilderness, Spotstylvania,
North Anna, Totopotomoy, Bethesda Church
Occupied this position on the evening of July 2d
and held it to the close of the battle
Erected 1890 by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Location. 39° 47.189′ N, 77° 14.344′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker can be reached from South Confederate Avenue Click for map. Located along a trail at the crest of Big Round Top 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. 12th Pennsylvania Reserves (within shouting distance of this marker); 119th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); 20th Maine Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); 118th Pennsylvania Volunteers (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 9th Massachusetts Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Third Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away); 10th Pennsylvania Reserves (approx. 0.2 miles away); Law's Brigade (approx. ¼ mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
Also see . . .
1. 5th Pennsylvania Reserves or 34th Pennsylvania Infantry. Service history of the regiment.
2. 5th Pennsylvania Reserves Monument. SIRIS entry for the monument.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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