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

12th Pennsylvania Reserves

41st Infantry

 

3d Brigade, 3d Division, 5th Corps

 
12th Pennsylvania Reserves Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, April 4, 2009
1. 12th Pennsylvania Reserves Monument
On the front of the monument is Maltese Cross, the symbol of Fifth Corps, and the state coat of arms.
Inscription. (Front):
12th Pennsylvania Reserves
41st Infantry

Mustered in May 30 - July 3, 1861 - Mustered out June 11, 1864
Recruited in Philadelphia, Wyoming, Bradford, Dauphin, Northampton,
Westmoreland, York, Indiana, Huntingdon, and Franklin Counties

Present at Gettysburg 26 officers and 294 men
Killed 1 man wounded 1 man
Total enrollment 1100

Killed and died of wounds 1 officer and 112 men, Died of disease etc. 1 officer and 69 men
Wounded 15 officers and 211 men, Captured or missing 2 officers and 95 men
Total casualties 506

(Back):
3d Brigade 3d Division
5th Corps

Dranesville, Mechanicsvile, Gaines' Mill, Glendale, or New
Market Cross Roads, Malvern Hill, Groveton, 2d Bull Run

South Mountain, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Gettysburg, Britsoe
Station, Rappahannock Station, Mine Run, Wilderness, Spotsylvania
North Anna to 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° 47.175′ N, 77° 14.34′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker can be reached
Back of Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, April 4, 2009
2. Back of Monument
from South Confederate Avenue, on the right when traveling north. 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. 5th Pennsylvania Reserves (within shouting distance of this marker); 20th Maine Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); 119th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); 118th Pennsylvania Volunteers (about 400 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. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. 12th Pennsylvania Reserves / 41st Infantry Regiment. Service history of the regiment. (Submitted on April 11, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. 12th Pennsylvania Reserves / 41st Infantry Regiment Monument. SIRIS entry for the monument. (Submitted on April 11, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
State Coat of Arms Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, April 4, 2009
3. State Coat of Arms
12th Pennsylvania Reserves Position Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, April 4, 2009
4. 12th Pennsylvania Reserves Position
Looking from the regiment's left flank marker stone toward the monument.
Walls at the Crest of Big Round Top Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, April 4, 2009
5. Walls at the Crest of Big Round Top
Looking from the monument toward the rock walls across the crest of Big Round Top. To the far right is one structure which definitely of post war vintage - the base for an observation tower which stood on Big Round Top, built by the War Department shortly after the park was formed.
Right Flank Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, April 4, 2009
6. Right Flank
Looking from the right flank marker stone toward the monument.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,367 times since then and 103 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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