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1st Delaware Infantry

2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 2nd Corps

 
 
1st Delaware Infantry Position Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
1. 1st Delaware Infantry Position Monument
Inscription.  
Position
held by
the 1st Reg.
Del. Vol.
Infantry
2nd Brig. 3rd Div.
2nd Army Corps.
July 2nd
and 3rd
1863.

Erected by the state of
Delaware to commemorate
her sons.
A.D. 1855.

 
Erected 1885 by State of Delaware.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is July 2, 1863.
 
Location. 39° 48.874′ N, 77° 14.127′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Memorial is on Hancock Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Located next to the Brian Farm Buildings on Cemetery Ridge, at 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 Page Nicholson (a few steps from this marker); Skirmish Line of 2nd Regiment Delaware Volunteers (a few steps from this marker); Pettigrew's Charge (a few steps from this marker); Second Corps (a few steps from this marker); 125th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker);
1st Delaware Infantry Position image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
2. 1st Delaware Infantry Position
Located on the west side of Hancock Avenue on Cemetery Ridge.
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39th New York Infantry (Garibaldi Guards) (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 12th Regiment New Jersey 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. 1st Delaware at Gettysburg.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 28, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,323 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 28, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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