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116th Pennsylvania Infantry

2nd Brigade, 1st Division

— 2nd Corps —

 
 
116th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
1. 116th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument
In the center of the front is a polished trefoil, the symbol of the Second Corps.
Inscription.  
(Front):
116th Pennsylvania Infantry
2nd Brig. 1st Div. 2nd Corps.

(Back):
2nd Brigade.

July 2, 1863
In action 142 officers and men
Killed and wounded 37

(Left):
Irish Brigade.

(Right):
1st Division.

 
Erected 1888 by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
 
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° 47.85′ N, 77° 14.752′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. It is in Cumberland Township. Memorial is on Sickles Avenue, on the left when traveling north. 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. Second Brigade (a few steps from this marker); 18th Massachusetts Volunteers (a few steps from this marker); 28th Massachusetts Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 140th Pennsylvania Infantry
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(within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named 140th Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 52nd New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); First Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 32nd Massachusetts Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .  116th Pennsylvania Infantry. Regimental service history. (Submitted on January 31, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Back Inscription image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, April 4, 2009
2. Back Inscription
Left Side of Monument with State Coat of Arms image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
3. Left Side of Monument with State Coat of Arms
Right Side of Monument and State Coat of Arms image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
4. Right Side of Monument and State Coat of Arms
The Fallen Solder Figure image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
5. The Fallen Solder Figure
The soldier is depicted laying across a farm fence on the battlefield.
116th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain
6. 116th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument
Looking across Sickles Avenue at the monument. The regiment maintained a position in this sector during the later stages of the fighting in the Wheatfield sector.
116th Pennsylvania Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Stroud, August 31, 2002
7. 116th Pennsylvania Infantry Marker
116th Pennsylvania Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Santarelli, July 11, 2008
8. 116th Pennsylvania Infantry Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2023. It was originally submitted on January 31, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,615 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on January 31, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   2. submitted on April 15, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on January 31, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   7. submitted on July 9, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   8. submitted on November 20, 2010, by Mike Santarelli of Glenside, Pennsylvania.

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