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29th Pennsylvania Volunteers

 
 
29th Pennsylvania Volunteers Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
1. 29th Pennsylvania Volunteers Monument
The monument sits on a rock ledge overlooking the Pardee Field section of Culp's Hill.
Inscription.  
(Front):
Gettysburg
29th Reg. Penna. Vol's
Col. Wm. Rickards, Jr.
July 2nd and 3rd
Wolf's Hill July 1st 1863.

(Left):
Regiment
Organized June 10th 1861
By
Col. John K. Murphy
The First Volunteer Regiment
to reenlist
December 9th 1863
Mustered out July 27th 1865

(Right):
2nd Brigade
Brig. Gen. Thomas L. Kane
2nd Division
Brig. Gen. John Geary.
12th Corps
Brig. Gen. A.S. Williams
Right Wing
Maj. Gen. H.W. Slocum.

(Back):
Killed
J. Mc Keever 2nd Lieut. A.
E. J. Harvey 2nd Lieut. K.
C. H. Letford Sergt. Major
A. E. Thomas 1st sergt H.
E. N. Sommerkamp Sergt I.
J. Lower Sergt K.
W. Louder
Front Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
2. Front Inscription
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Corpl. I.
J. Morford Co. A.
D. Hanna Co. A.
T. Acton Co. B.
C. H. Warner Co. B.
E. Mc Laughlin Co. I.
J. Morrow Co. I.
J. Watson, Co. I.
J. Applegate Co. K.
R. S. Hews Co. K.
R. Lockhart Co. K.

Wounded
——— 41 ———

 
Erected 1885 by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is June 10, 1863.
 
Location. 39° 49.013′ N, 77° 13.203′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Williams Avenue and Slocum Avenue, on the left when traveling west on Williams 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. John White Geary (within shouting distance of this marker); 14th [Brooklyn] Infantry, N.Y.S.M. [84th. N.Y. Volunteers]
Left Side Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
3. Left Side Inscription
(within shouting distance of this marker); 7th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Division (within shouting distance of this marker); 109th Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 1st Maryland Battalion (within shouting distance of this marker); 5th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 23d Pennsylvania Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. 29th Pennsylvania Monuments
 
Also see . . .  29th Pennsylvania Infantry. The regiment was led by Col. William Richards at the
Right Side Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
4. Right Side Inscription
battle. (Submitted on November 24, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Back Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
5. Back Inscription
29th Pennsylvania Volunteers Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
6. 29th Pennsylvania Volunteers Monument
As seen from the road.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 24, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,351 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 24, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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