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Cumberland Township near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

28th Pennsylvania Infantry

1st Brigade, 2nd Division

— 12th Corps —

 
 
28th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
1. 28th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument
Inscription.  (Front):
28th Penna. Infantry
1st Brig. 2nd Div. 12th Corps.
July 3rd 1863.

(Back):
Mustered in June 28th 1861.
Re-enlisted
December 22d 1863.
Mustered out
July 18th 1865.

Arrived at 3 p.m. July 1st and went into position on the ridge north of Little Round Top at 6.30 a.m. July 2nd moved to Culp's Hill where the Regiment was advanced to Rock Creek to support the skirmish line. At dark retired and moved with the Brigade returned at about 3 a.m. July 3rd and at 8 a.m. relieved the troops in the breast works. Was relieved in turn and again advanced and occupied the works from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Present at Gettysburg 13 officers and 290 men.
Killed and mortally wounded 6 men. Wounded 1 officer and 19 men.
Captured or missing 2 men.
 
Erected 1885 by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is June 28, 1861.
 
Location. 39° 49.15′ N, 77° 13.211′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams
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County. It is in Cumberland Township. Memorial is on Slocum Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Located between the lower and upper crest of Culp's Hill 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); Company "I", 60th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 1st Regiment Eastern Shore Maryland Volunteer Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 60th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 150th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Shelter From Attack (within shouting distance of this marker); First Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Fight for the Summit (within shouting distance of this marker). 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. 28th Pennsylvania Infantry monuments at Gettysburg
 
Also see . . .  28th Pennsylvania Infantry. Also known as the Goldstream Regiment. (Submitted on November 30, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Back of Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
2. Back of Monument
State Seal on Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
3. State Seal on Monument
The seal is on the left side of the monument. On the right side is a five pointed star, representing the XII Corps.
Monument as Seen from Slocum Avenue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
4. Monument as Seen from Slocum Avenue
Frontage of the 28th Pennsylvania image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
5. Frontage of the 28th Pennsylvania
Flank markers at Gettysburg always must be taken with a grain of salt, as not always do they represent the actual battle position of the unit. In this case, the flank markers stand on the west side of Slocum Avenue, behind the main Federal lines. The right flank marker is seen to the left side of the photo. The left flank marker is blocked from view behind the tree on the far right of this photo.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2023. It was originally submitted on November 30, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,123 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 30, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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