Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Co. D. 149th Pennsylvania Volunteers
2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, I Army Corps
2. Brig. 3. Div. I.Army Corps
Erected and presented to the
company by George W. Baldwin
in memory of his brother
Joseph H. Baldwin
who was killed here July 1, 1863, and
Alex M. Stuart
mortally wounded dying in
Gettysburg, July 6, 1863.
Co. D - 149th Regiment Pa. Vol's
held this ground for 20 minutes
on the evening of July 1st 1863
against the right of Scales' Brigade
by order of Maj. Gen. Abner Doubleday
commanding 1st Army Corps
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1898.
Location. 39° 49.77′ N, 77° 14.641′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of West Confederate Avenue and West Middle Street / Fairfield Road (Pennsylvania Highway 116), on the left when traveling south on West Confederate Avenue. Located in front of the Schultz House, along Seminary Ridge, Gettysburg National Military Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2 West Confederate Avenue, Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Cunningham's Battery - Dance's Battalion (within shouting distance of this marker); Gettysburg (within shouting distance of this marker); Dance's Battalion - First Virginia Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Wallace's Battery - McIntosh's Battalion (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Samuel Simon Schmucker House (about 400 feet away); Hurt's Battery - McIntosh's Battalion (about 500 feet away); Samuel Simon Schmucker (about 500 feet away); Daniel Alexander Payne (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
Also see . . .
1. 149th Pennsylvania Volunteers. A history of the Regiment. The regiment was organized in August 1862 and saw action with the Army of the Potomac from the battle of Chancellorsville until the end of the war. (Submitted on September 27, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Company D, 149th Infantry History. From page 49 of the Company History, is a quote from General Abner Doubleday:
As the enemy were closing in upon us, and crashes of musketry came from my right and left, I had little hope of saving my guns, but I threw my Headquarters Guard, Company (Submitted on September 27, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 27, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,398 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 27, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.