Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
6th Pennsylvania Reserves
35th Pennsylvania Infantry
— 1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 5th Corps —
1st Brigade 3d Division
charged from the hill
in rear to this position
and held it until the
afternoon of July 3d
when the brigade advanced
through the woods to
the front and left driving
the enemy and capturing
Dranesville, Peninsula Campaign,
Groveton, 2d Bull Run, South Mountain,
Antietam, Fredericksburg, Gettysburg,
Bristoe Station, Rappahannock Station,
Mine Run, Wilderness, Spotsylvania,
North Anna, Totopotomoy, Bethesda Church
Columbia, Dauphin, Tioga,
Total enrollment 1050
Killed and died of wounds 2 officers 107 men
Died of disease etc. 72 men
Captured or missing 2 officers 61 men
(Totals): Officers 23 men 526
Total casualties 549
May 28 - June 11 1861
June 11 1864
Present at Gettysburg
25 officers and 355 men
Killed and died of wounds 3 men
Wounded 1 officer and 20 men
Erected 1890 by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Location. 39° 47.868′ N, 77° 14.383′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Wheatfield Road and Ayres Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Wheatfield Road. Located north 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. 11th Pennsylvania Reserves (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lt. Col. Henry C. Merwin (about 300 feet away); 30th Pennsylvania Infantry (about 500 feet away); First Brigade (about 600 feet 27th Connecticut Infantry (about 600 feet away); 3rd Massachusetts Battery (about 600 feet away); 102nd Pennsylvania Infantry (about 700 feet away); Third Brigade (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
Also see . . .
1. The Wheatfield. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on February 1, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. 6th Pennsylvania Reserves. Service history of the regiment. (Submitted on February 1, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
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