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

24th Regiment Michigan Volunteer Infantry

Iron Brigade

 
 
24th Regiment Michigan Volunteer Infantry Position Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 22, 2008
1. 24th Regiment Michigan Volunteer Infantry Position Marker
On the lower facing of this position marker is a seal with the names of the regiments which comprised the Iron Brigade (1st Brigade, 1st Division, I Corps).
Inscription.  
24th Regiment
Michigan Volunteer Infantry
Iron Brigade
of the 496 men who went into
battle on July 1, 1863, 99 answered
roll call here on the morning
of July 2-3, 1863

 
Erected by State of Michigan.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 39° 49.174′ N, 77° 13.426′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Slocum Avenue and Williams Avenue on Slocum Avenue. Located on the Stevens Knoll section of the Gettysburg National Battlefield 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. 7th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Stevens' Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Major General Henry Warner Slocum, U.S.V. (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); East Cemetery Hill (about 300 feet away); 2nd Wisconsin Regiment
Regimental Position Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 22, 2008
2. Regimental Position Marker
The marker appears to be within a set of reconstructed earthworks. These overlook the low ground between Stevens Knoll and East Cemetery Hill.
(about 400 feet away); 6th Wisconsin Regiment (about 700 feet away); The Thirty Third Massachusetts Infantry (about 700 feet away); 18th Miss. Inf. (about 800 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. 24th Michigan Infantry Markers and Monuments.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 5, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,091 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 5, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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