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100th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry

 
 
100th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 9, 2008
1. 100th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Monument
Inscription.
2nd Brigade 1st Division
9th Corps

Location 495 yards north
79 degrees west
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Casualties at Antietam
Wounded 7
Missing 1
Total 8
Recruited in Lawrence Washington
Butler Beaver Mercer
and Westmoreland Counties
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Battles Participated in
Coosaw - Secessionville
Legareville - Second Bull Run
Chantilly
South Mountain
Antietam - Wilderness
Fredericksburg - Spotsylvania
Vicksburg - North Anna
Jackson - Cold Harbor
Blue Springs - Petersburg
Campbell's Station - The Crater
Siege of Knoxville - Weldon Rail Road
Poplar Spring Church
Hatcher's Run - Fort Stedman
Assault on Petersburg

Roundheads

 
Erected 1904 by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
 
Location. 39° 27.283′ N, 77° 44.32′ 
Inscription of the 100th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 9, 2008
2. Inscription of the 100th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument
W. Marker is near Sharpsburg, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of Branch Avenue and Old Burnside Bridge Road, on the left when traveling south on Branch Avenue. Click for map. Located at stop 10, the Final Attack, of the driving tour of Antietam Battlefield. Marker is in this post office area: Sharpsburg MD 21782, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 45th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 36th Ohio Volunteer Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Final Attack (about 500 feet away); Ninth Army Corps (about 500 feet away); The Advance Was Made With the Utmost Enthusiasm (about 500 feet away); Willcox's Division, Ninth Army Corps (about 500 feet away); Brown’s (Wise), Virginia Battery (about 500 feet away); "It Is A.P. Hill" (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Sharpsburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. 100th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Monument. National
Seal of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 9, 2008
3. Seal of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
On the back of the monument.
Park Service site detailing the monument. (Submitted on March 23, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. 100th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, 1st Division, 2nd Brigade, IX Corps. The regiment was commanded by Lt. Col. David A. Leckey at the battle. (Submitted on March 23, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

3. The "Roundhead" Regiment. The regiment was recruited from decedents of Scotch Irish Covenanters and 'Roundheads' of the English Revolution. (Submitted on March 23, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Two Pennsylvania Monuments image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain
4. Two Pennsylvania Monuments
The 45th and 100th Pennsylvania Monuments stand on the ground held by Welsh's Brigade during the afternoon phases of the battle. The 45th advanced through the ravine beyond the monuments were the modern Burnside Bridge Road passes. The 100th advanced across the foreground here. Between the Pennsylvanians was the 46th New York Infantry. On the high ground to the north, along Rodman Avenue, the 79th New York of Christ's Brigade advanced along side the Pennsylvanians.
Another View of the 100th Pennsylvania Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 9, 2008
5. Another View of the 100th Pennsylvania Monument
From this view the old road bed and retaining walls are clear. The road dated to the early establishment of the park, and was not present at the time of the battle.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,186 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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