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Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Lt. Col. Henry C. Merwin

 
 
Lt. Col. Henry C. Merwin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
1. Lt. Col. Henry C. Merwin Marker
Inscription.  
In memory of
Lt. Col. Henry C. Merwin
27th C.V.
who fell mortally
wounded where
the monument of his
regiment stands.

 
Erected 1880.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 39° 47.857′ N, 77° 14.456′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Wheatfield Road, on the right when traveling east. Located on the north edge of the Wheatfield 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. 27th Connecticut Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 11th Pennsylvania Reserves (about 300 feet away); 6th Pennsylvania Reserves (about 300 feet away); 30th Pennsylvania Infantry (about 400 feet away); 61st New York Infantry (about 400 feet away); First Brigade (about 400 feet away); 81st Pennsylvania Infantry (about 500 feet away); 2d Pennsylvania Reserves (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .
Lt. Col. Henry C. Merwin Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
2. Lt. Col. Henry C. Merwin Marker
The obelisk type monument in the background is the 27th Connecticut Infantry Monument mentioned on this marker.

1. The Wheatfield. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on February 1, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. Lt. Col. Henry C. Merwin. Section of the regimental history discussing the life and service of Lt. Col. Merwin. (Submitted on February 1, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 1, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,021 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 1, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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