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Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 3rd Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry — 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 12th Corps
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Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 13th New Jersey Volunteers
13th Regt. N.J. Vols. 3rd Brig. 1st Div. 12th Corps. Thirteenth Regiment N.J.V. reached this battlefield 5 p.m. July 1st 1863, and with the brigade went into position on the north side of Wolf Hill. During the night occupied a position in support of Battery M, First N.Y. Artillery. July 2, in morning held position near Culp's Hill. In afternoon marched to relief of Third Corps near Round Top. At night returned to right of the army. July 3, occupied position marked by this monument, . . . — Map (db m11436) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Third Brigade — First Division - Twelfth Corps — Army of the Potomac
Army of the Potomac Twelfth Corps First Division Third Brigade Brig. Gen. Thomas H. Ruger Col. Silas H. Colgrove 27th. Indiana, 2d. Mass., 13th. New Jersey 107th. New York, 3d Wisconsin Infantry July 1 Arrived with the Division and bivouacked for the night east of Rock Creek. July 2 After sharp skirmishing in front crossed Rock Creek and went into position. The left on Culp's Hill the right in McAllister's Woods a swale between. Breastworks were constructed. At sunset went to support of . . . — Map (db m13576) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Second Massachusetts Infantry
(Front): From the hill behind this monument on the morning of July third 1863 the Second Massachusetts Infantry made an assault upon the Confederate troops in the works at the base of Culp's Hill opposite. The regiment carried to the charge 22 officers and 294 enlisted men. It lost 4 officers and 41 enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 6 officers and 84 enlisted men wounded. To perpetuate the honored memories of that hour the survivors of the Regiment have raised this stone. . . . — Map (db m13587) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 27th Indiana Infantry — 3rd Brigade — 1st Division 12th Corps
(Front): This monument marks the ground over which the left wing of the 27th Indiana advanced in a charge made by the regiment of July 3d 1863. Number engaged 339. Killed and wounded 110. Missing one. (Left):Silas Colgrove Col. The 27th Ind. was organized in August 1861 for three years or during the war. Reenlisted Jan, 1864. Consolidated with the 70th Ind. Aug. 1864. Mustered out in July 1865. (Right):Battles Front Royal. Newtown. Winchester. Cedar Mountain. Antietam. . . . — Map (db m13592) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Indiana — Liberty - Equality
(Right side):In honored memory of those valiant men of Indiana who served in the7th Ind. Vol. Inf. Regt. 14th Ind. Vol. Inf. Regt. 19th Ind. Vol. Inf. Regt. 20th Ind. Vol. Inf. Regt. I & K Companies 1st Ind. Vol. Cav. Regt. A, B, C, D, E, F Companies 3rd Ind. Vol. Cav. Regt. (Center):Dedicated to those Hoosiers who so nobly advanced freedom on this great battlefield (Left Side):On July 1, 1863, Indiana units engaged Confederate forces at Gettysburg and sustained some of . . . — Map (db m13582) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 27th Indiana Infantry
This marks the farthest point gained by the Regiment in its charge at 6 a.m. July 3d. 1863 on the works at the base of the hill behind this tablet. Four color bearers were killed and four were wounded. — Map (db m13584) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Smith's Brigade — Early's Division - Ewell's Corps — Army of Northern Virginia
C.S.A. Army of Northern Virginia Ewell's Corps Early's Division Smith's Brigade 31st. 49th. 52nd. Virginia Infantry July 3 The Brigade having been detached two days guarding York Pike and other roads against the reported approach of Union Cavalry was ordered to Culp's Hill to reinforce Johnson's Division. Arriving early it formed line along this stone wall receiving and returning fire of Infantry and sharpshooters in the woods opposite and being also subjected to heavy fire of Artillery. It . . . — Map (db m13579) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Slaughter at Spangler's Spring — July 3, 1863 - Third Day
"It is murder, but it's the order. Up men, over the works. Forward double quick." Lt. Col. Charles Mudge, U.S.A. 2nd Massachusetts Infantry This glade surrounding Spangler's Spring had been a favorite picnic-ground. But on July 2 axes rang and stones rolled as soldiers of the Union Twelfth Corps built breastworks of logs, rocks, and earth extending from here 1/2 mile north to the top of Culp's Hill and beyond. Late on the 2nd, the Federals here were ordered south to assist with the crisis . . . — Map (db m13605) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Spangler's Spring — Night of July 2
"It seems Captain Selfridge of Company H, had taken some of his men's canteens and gone on ahead to Spangler's Spring to fill them, when he discovered "Johnnies" also there filling their canteens. He backed out with the best grace he could command, and reported it to the Colonel... A skirmish line ... found the enemy as stated and saved many lives." Captain Joseph Matchett 46th Pennsylvania Volunteers — Map (db m13603) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 107th New York Infantry — 3rd Brigade — 1st Division - 12th Corps
(Front):3rd Brigade 1st Division 12th Corps 107th N.Y. Infantry (Back):Occupied this position On the morning of July 2d. Withdrawn at 4 p.m. and sent to near Little Round Top returning during the night found these works in possession of the enemy during the morning of July 3d. was positioned near Baltimore Pike Reoccupied these works at 2 p.m. (Left):Engaged in all the operations of the 12th. Corps in the east and the 20th. Corps in the west from Antietam to close of the . . . — Map (db m13596) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — 1st Maryland Regiment — Potomac Home Brigade
(Front):1st Maryland Regiment Potomac Home Brigade. Vol. Infantry, Col. Wm. P. Maulsey Lockwood's Independent Brigade 12th Corps Maryland's Tribute to her loyal sons (Right):July 2d reinforced the left wing between 5 and 6 o'clock p.m. charging under the immediate direction of Gen. Meade and recapturing three pieces of artillery ————— July 3d engaged the enemy at this point from 5 to 6 o'clock a.m. at 11 a.m. went to the assistance of the 2d Div. 12th . . . — Map (db m13601) HM
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