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

119th Pennsylvania Infantry

3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 6th Corps

 
 
119th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 12, 2008
1. 119th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument
The "castle tower" is topped by a Greek cross, the symbol used by VI Corps during the war.
Inscription. (Front):
Formed line afternoon of July 2nd
in rear of ridge to right of little round top
morning of the 3rd moved to this position
afternoon marched to rear of left centre
thence to face of Round Top.

119th. Penna. Infantry
3rd. Brig. 1st. Div. 6th. Corps.

(Left Side):
Organized at Philadalphia
Mustered in Sept. 1862
Mustered out June 1865
Aggregate strength 1200
Killed and died of wounds 106
Died of disease and other causes 69
Wounded 320

(Right Side):
Fredericksburg - Totopotomy
Marye's Heights - Cold Harbor
Salem Heights - Petersburg
Gettysburg - Fort Stevens
Rappahannock Station - Winchester
Mine Run - Dabney's Mills
Wilderness - Petersburg Fort Fisher
Spotsylvania - Petersburg Assault
North Anna - Sailor's Creek
Appomattox

 
Erected 1888 by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
 
Location. 39° 47.028′ N, 77° 13.76′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Howe Avenue and Taneytown Road (Pennsylvania Road 194), on the right when traveling west on Howe Avenue. Click for map. Located in Gettysburg National Military
Front Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 12, 2008
2. Front Inscription
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. Battery C, First New York Light Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Division (within shouting distance of this marker); 6th Maine Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Third Brigade (about 400 feet away); 49th Pennsylvania Infantry (about 500 feet away); 5th Wisconsin Volunteers (about 600 feet away); Battery C, Massachusetts Light Artillery (about 800 feet away); First Vermont Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. 119th Pennsylvania at Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. 119th Pennsylvania Infantry. A history of the Regiment. (Submitted on August 6, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. 119th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument. The regiment numbered 466 men at Gettysburg and, being lightly engaged, suffered only minor losses. (Submitted on August 6, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

3. 119th Pennsylvania Monument. SIRIS entry for the monument. (Submitted on April 11, 2009, 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
Right Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 12, 2008
4. Right Side of Monument
Detail of Front and State Crest of Arms image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 12, 2008
5. Detail of Front and State Crest of Arms
119th Pennsylvania Infantry Position image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 12, 2008
6. 119th Pennsylvania Infantry Position
The Regiment faced to the south, posted along a farm lane that is today Howe Avenue.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,423 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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