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6th Maine Infantry

3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 6th Corps

 
 
6th Maine Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 12, 2008
1. 6th Maine Infantry Monument
Inscription. (Front):
6th Maine
Infantry
3rd Brigde
1st Div.
6th Corps.

(Left Side):
Held this position
July 3, 1863.
in afternoon moved
to support of centre.
Then to Big Round Top.

 
Erected 1889 by State of Maine.
 
Location. 39° 47.007′ N, 77° 13.705′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Howe Avenue 0.1 miles east of Taneytown Road (Pennsylvania Road 194), on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Located 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. Third Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery C, First New York Light Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); 49th Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 119th Pennsylvania Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 5th Wisconsin Volunteers (about 400 feet away); Second Division (about 500 feet away); Battery C, Massachusetts Light Artillery (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Vermont Brigade (approx. mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .
Front Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 12, 2008
2. Front Side of Monument

1. 6th Maine Infantry Monument. Col. Hiram Burnham commanded the regiment at Gettysburg. (Submitted on August 5, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. 6th Maine Infantry. Service notes for the regiment. (Submitted on August 5, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Left Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 12, 2008
3. Left Side of Monument
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 977 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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