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

143rd Pennsylvania Infantry

2nd Brigade, 3rd Division

 

1st Corps

 
143rd Pennsylvania Infantry Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
1. 143rd Pennsylvania Infantry Monument
A circle or full moon, the symbol of First Corps, appears at the top of the monument.
Inscription. (Front):
143rd Penna. Infantry
2nd Brig. 3rd Div. 1st Corps
Held this position July 2nd and 3rd 1863
and assisted in the repulse of the enemy on the 3rd.

Monument erected on 1st days field
near Reynolds Grove where the regiment lost 145 killed
and wounded and 91 missing out of 465 present for duty.
Losses here 16 killed and wounded.

Army of the Potomac

(Back):
Engagements
Chancellorsville. Gettysburg.
Wilderness. Laurel Hill.
Spotsylvania. North Anna.
Bethesda Church. Cold Harbor.
Petersburg. Weldon R.R.
Vaughn Road. Hatchers Run.
Mustered in Luzerne Co. Aug. 26, 1862.
Mustered Out. June 12, 1865.

 
Erected 1895.
 
Location. 39° 48.59′ N, 77° 14.167′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Hancock Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located between the Vermont Memorial and the U.S. Regulars Memorial on Cemetery Ridge, 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. 13th Vermont Volunteer Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Battery C, Fifth U.S. Artillery
Back of Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, April 4, 2009
2. Back of Monument
(within shouting distance of this marker); 13th Vermont (within shouting distance of this marker); 149th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); 20th New York State Militia (within shouting distance of this marker); Vermont (within shouting distance of this marker); 82nd New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named 13th Vermont (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. 143rd Pennsylvania at Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. High Water Mark. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on April 11, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. 143rd Pennsylvania Infantry. Service history of regiment. (Submitted on April 11, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Weathered Inscription Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, April 4, 2009
3. Weathered Inscription
Even on a clear day the front inscription is difficult to read. An off angle photo here catches the inscription against the reflection of the polished portion of the monument.
143rd Pennsylvania Infantry Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, April 4, 2009
4. 143rd Pennsylvania Infantry Monument
The right flank marker for the regiment is a stone post standing behind the 149th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument, to the distant right in this view.
143rd Pennsylvania Infantry Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
5. 143rd Pennsylvania Infantry Monument
The left flank marker for the regiment is a stone post seen in the right of this view, next to a position marker for the 13th Vermont.
143rd Pennsylvania Infantry Position Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, April 4, 2009
6. 143rd Pennsylvania Infantry Position
Looking from the left flank marker post, in the foreground, toward the monument. The right flank marker post is behind the 149th Pennsylvania monument, standing to the right of the cedar tree in the distant center.
143rd Pennsylvania Infantry Panel Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, April 4, 2009
7. 143rd Pennsylvania Infantry Panel
The Regiment's panel on the Pennsylvania Memorial.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,085 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   7. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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