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

139th Pennsylvania Volunteers

3rd Brigade, 3rd Division

 

— 6th Corps —

 
139th Pennsylvania Volunteers Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
1. 139th Pennsylvania Volunteers Monument
Inscription.  
139th
Penna. Vols
3rd Brigade 3rd Division
6th Corps
July 2,3,& 4.
1863
Advanced near this point driving the enemy the evening of
July 3.

 
Erected 1886 by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 39° 48.067′ N, 77° 14.821′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Sickles Avenue and Wheatfield Road, on the right when traveling north on Sickles Avenue. Located in Excelsior Field, near stop 10, the Peach Orchard, on the driving tour of Gettysburg National Military Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Clark's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 7th New Jersey Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); 10th Independent Battery New York Light Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); First Volunteer Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker);
139th Pennsylvania Volunteers Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
2. 139th Pennsylvania Volunteers Monument
5th Massachusetts Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Sickles' Excelsior Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 15th New York Battery (about 300 feet away); 73rd New York Infantry (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. 139th Pennsylvania at Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .  139th Pennsylvania Volunteers. Regimental history. (Submitted on October 31, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 31, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,622 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 31, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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