Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Company D, 2nd U.S. Sharpshooters
2nd U.S. Sharpshooters
July 2, 1863
Erected 1889 by State of Maine.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
Location. 39° 47.437′ N, 77° 15.007′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Slyder Lane, on the right when traveling east. Located on the ground between South Confederate Avenue and the Devil's Den 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. Companies E and H, Second U.S. Sharpshooters (approx. 0.2 miles away); Latham's Battery - Henry's Battalion (approx. ¼ mile away); Bachman's Battery - Henry's Battalion (approx. ¼ mile away); Texas (approx. ¼ mile away); Robertson's Brigade (approx. ¼ mile away); Hood's Division (approx. ¼ mile away); Hood's Texas Brigade Benning's Brigade (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
Also see . . . 2nd U.S. Sharpshooters. Reenactor page detailing the history of the 2nd U.S. Sharpshooters with special attention to Company D. (Submitted on January 7, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on May 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 7, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,024 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 7, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.