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22nd Massachusetts Infantry

1st Brigade, 1st Division

 

— 5th Corps —

 
22nd Massachusetts Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
1. 22nd Massachusetts Infantry Monument
At the top of the monument is the Maltese Cross of Fifth Corps.
Inscription.  
(Around Upper Facings):
22nd Mass. Infty.
1st Brigade
1st Division
5th Corps

(Left):
First Colonel
Henry Wilson
succeeded by
Jesse A. Cove
Killed June 27, 1862.

(Back):
The
22nd Mass. Infty.
stood here
July 2, 1863

 
Erected 1886 by State of Massachusetts.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is June 27, 1862.
 
Location. 39° 47.826′ N, 77° 14.785′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Memorial is on Sickles Avenue, on the left when traveling west. Located at the "Loop" on Stony Hill 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. 2nd Company Andrew Sharpshooters (a few steps from this marker); First Brigade (a few steps from this marker); First Michigan Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 32nd Massachusetts Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 18th Massachusetts Volunteers
Left Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
2. Left Side of Monument
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(within shouting distance of this marker); 140th Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 116th Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 110th Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
 
Back of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
3. Back of Monument
Right Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
4. Right Side of Monument
22nd Massachusetts Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
5. 22nd Massachusetts Infantry Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 31, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,338 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 31, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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