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137th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry

 
 
137th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 9, 2008
1. 137th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Marker
Inscription.
1st Brigade 2nd Division 6th Corps
Location of regiment in action 415 yards
north of monument
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Battles participated in
South Mountain (Crampton's Pass) MD.
Antietam MD.
Fitzhugh's Crossing VA.
Chancellorsville VA.
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Recruited in Blair Butler Clinton Crawford
Schuylkill and Wayne Counties

 
Erected 1904 by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
 
Location. 39° 28.867′ N, 77° 44.686′ W. Marker is near Sharpsburg, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is on Cornfield Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Located between stops three and four of the driving tour of Antietam Battlefield. Marker is in this post office area: Sharpsburg MD 21782, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Close up of Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 9, 2008
2. Close up of Inscription
At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 27th Indiana Infantry (here, next to this marker); 90th Pennslyvania (a few steps from this marker); 128th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Ricketts' Division, First Army Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); 11th Mississippi Infantry Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); First Army Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); Jackson's Command (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named First Army Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); 104th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery B (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Sharpsburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. 137th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Monument.
Seal of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 9, 2008
3. Seal of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Located on the back of the monument.
National Park Service page detailing the monument. (Submitted on February 24, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. 137th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry. Commanded by Col. Henry N. Bossett during the battle. (Submitted on February 24, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
137th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 19, 2015
4. 137th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Monument
137th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 19, 2015
5. 137th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Monument
137th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 19, 2015
6. 137th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Monument
Half-way Point on the Cornfield Avenue image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain
7. Half-way Point on the Cornfield Avenue
On the far left is Duryee's Brigade tablet. On the right facing away from the camera is Lawton's Brigade (CS) tablet. The 104th New York monument is in the middle to the left of the road. In the distance beyond are the 128th and 137th Pennsylvania Regiment monuments.
137th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Monument<br>First From the Left image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 19, 2015
8. 137th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Monument
First From the Left
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 891 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   7. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   8. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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