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

111th Pennsylvania Infantry

2d Brigade, 2nd Division

 

— 12th Corps —

 
111th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
1. 111th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument
Inscription.  (Front):
111th.
Penna. Infantry
2d Brigade
2d Division
12th Corps

(Left):
The Regiment built these works. In the evening of July 2 it was withdrawn with the Brigade, and returning during the night found the enemy in the works. Assisted in repulsing a charge of the enemy at daylight of the 3rd. And after seven hours and a half of continuous fighting in which it participated, regained the works. And held them until the close of the battle. Carried into action 259 officers and men. Killed 5 men, wounded 1 officer and 17 men.

(Right):
Recruited in Erie, Warren,
and Crawford Counties.
Mustered in
January 24, 1862.
Re-enlisted
December 28, 1863.
Mustered out
July 19,
Front of Monument including State Seal image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
2. Front of Monument including State Seal
1865.
Total enrollment 1850.
Killed and died of wounds.
7 officers 137 men
Died of disease & c.
4 officers 163 men.
Wounded 25 officers 285 men
Captured or missing
5 officers 65 men
Total loss 691.

(Back):
Cedar Mountain
Antietam
Chancellorsville
Gettysburg
Wauhatchie
Lookout Mountain
Missionary Ridge
Ringgold
Resaca
New Hope Church
Pine Knob
Kenesaw Mountain
Peach Tree Creek
Atlanta
March to the Sea
Savannah
Durham Station (Surrender)

 
Erected 1889 by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 39° 49.006′ N, 77° 13.126′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Slocum Avenue and Geary Avenue, on the right when traveling
Left Side Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
3. Left Side Inscription
west on Slocum Avenue. Located between the upper and lower crests of Culp's Hill, adjacent to Pardee Field in 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. Second Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Twelfth Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); 29th Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 2nd Maryland Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 109th Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 123rd New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 1st Maryland Battalion (within shouting distance of this marker); 14th [Brooklyn] Infantry, N.Y.S.M. [84th. N.Y. Volunteers] (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .  111th Pennsylvania Infantry. Details of the regiment's service. (Submitted on November 21, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Right Side Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
4. Right Side Inscription
 
 
Back Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
5. Back Inscription
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 21, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,431 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 21, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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