Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Bvt. Maj. Gen. Charles H.T. Collis Memorial
Chas. H. T. Collis. U.S.V.
Col. 114 Reg't Penn'a Vol. Infty.
Born Feb. 4, 1838 Died May 11, 1902
Erected by the
Survivors of his regiment
and his friends.
Location. 39° 49.196′ N, 77° 13.919′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker can be reached from Taneytown Road (State Highway 134), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located in the center of Gettysburg National Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Minnesota Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); Soldier’s National Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); Kentucky Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 73rd Ohio Infantry (about 300 feet away); Battery H, 1st U.S. Artillery (about 300 feet away); The Gettysburg Address (about 300 feet away); 136th New York Infantry Battery G, Fourth U.S. Artillery (about 400 feet away); Friend to Friend Masonic Memorial (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
Regarding Bvt. Maj. Gen. Charles H.T. Collis Memorial. Charles H. T. Collis was awarded the Medal of Honor-
MEDAL OF HONOR CITATION-COLLIS, CHARLES H. T.
Rank and organization: Colonel, 114th Pennsylvania Infantry. Place and date: At Fredericksburg, Va., 13 December 1862. Entered service at: Philadelphia, Pa. Born: 4 February 1838, Ireland. Date of issue: 10 March 1893. Citation: Gallantly led his regiment in battle at a critical moment
Also see . . .
1. History of the Collis Zouaves. Collis was badly wounded at the battle of Chancellorsville, and was not present at Gettysburg. However, his regiment played a part in the fighting near the Peach Orchard. (Submitted on March 8, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Charles H.T. Collis. Charles Henry Tucker "Tucky" Collis (February 4, 1838 - May 11, 1902) was an Irish-American US Army officer who received the Medal of Honor for his actions in the American Civil War. (Submitted on November 22, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
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