Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
6th New Jersey Volunteers
3d Brigade, 2d Division, 3d Corps
Lieut. Col. S. R. Gilkyson
3d Brig. Burlings
2d Div - 3d Corps
Erected by the State
of New Jersey 1888
1863. Being detached
from the Brigade
supported batteries on
Cemetery Ridge July 3
Killed 5. Wounded 29.
Missing 7. Total 41.
Aug. 9. 1861.
8th Reg. N.J.V.
Oct. 12, 1864.
Engaged in 30 Battles
Erected 1888 by State of New Jersey.
Location. 39° 47.604′ N, 77° 14.444′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Crawford Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Located in Plum Run Valley (the Valley of Death) 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. Fourteenth U.S. Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 40th New York Infantry (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Seventeenth U.S. Infantry (about 400 feet away); Fourth New York Independent Battery (about 400 feet away); Twelfth U.S. Infantry (about 500 feet away); Eleventh U.S. Infantry (about 500 feet away); Sixth U.S. Infantry (about 500 feet away); 86th New York Infantry (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
Also see . . .
1. Devil's Den. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on January 7, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. 6th New Jersey Volunteers. Service record of the regiment. (Submitted on January 7, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
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