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27th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers Position

 
 
27th Connecticut Position Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
1. 27th Connecticut Position Marker
Inscription.  This tablet indicates the advanced position of the 27th Regt. Conn. Vols. in its charge the afternoon of July 2, 1863.
 
Erected 1885.
 
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° 47.718′ N, 77° 14.815′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Memorial can be reached from Brooke Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Located in the Rose Woods, a short distance from the Avenue, 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. 53rd Pennsylvania Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 27th Connecticut Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Fourth Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Semmes's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 145th Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 64th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 2nd Regiment Delaware Infantry
The Position Marker on the Slope Down to Rose Run image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
2. The Position Marker on the Slope Down to Rose Run
The location of the position marker allows a perspective of the naturally strong terrain. Monuments along Brooke Avenue can be seen in the distance, up the slope.
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Kershaw's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 26, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,064 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 26, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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