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

84th Pennsylvania Infantry

1st Brigade, 2nd Division

 

— 3rd Corps —

 
84th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
1. 84th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument
The "crown" of the monument features several diamonds, the symbol of the Third Corps.
Inscription.  (Front):
84th Penna
Infantry

July 1. The Regiment was on duty guarding the Division wagon trains. Moved with the column on the road from Taneytown to Emmittsburg and on the opening of the battle was ordered with the train to Westminster, Md. where it arrived July 2d. at 7 a.m. and picketed the roads near the wagon parks until the close of the battle.
1st Brig. 2nd Div. 3rd Corps

(Back):
Recruited in
the counties of Blair,
Lycoming, Clearfield, Dauphin,
Columbia, Cameron, Westmoreland,
Huntington, Philadelphia, Montour,
and Cumberland.

Mustered in December 23, 1861.
Re-enlisted January 1, 1864.
Consolidated with 57th Penna.
Infantry January 13, 1865 and
composed the four left companies
until muster-out June 29, 1865.

Total enrollment 1310.

Killed and Died of Wounds 6 officers 122 men.
Died of Disease and other causes 1 officers 101 men
Wounded 19 officers 251 men
Captured or Missing 9 officers 241 men
Total 35 officers 715 men

Bath - Mine Run
Hancock - Wilderness
Winchester, March 28, 1862 - Spotsylvania
Front
Close Up of Front Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
2. Close Up of Front Inscription
Royal - North Anna
Port Republic - Totopotomoy
Cedar Mountain - Cold Harbor
Thoroughfare Gap - Petersburg
2d Bull Run - Strawberry Plains
Fredericksburg - Deep Bottom
Chancellorsville - Poplar Spring Church
Gettysburg - Boydton Road
Kelly's Ford - Hatcher's Run

 
Erected 1889 by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 39° 48.491′ N, 77° 14.119′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Pleasonton Avenue and Humphreys Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Pleasonton Avenue. Located north of the Pennsylvania State Memorial 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. Cavalry Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); 2d Corps Headquarters (within shouting distance of this marker); 124th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 8th Pennsylvania Cavalry (within shouting distance of this marker); Pennsylvania State Memorial (within shouting distance of this
Back Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
3. Back Inscription
marker); Pennsylvania Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Ninth Michigan Battery (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .  84th Pennsylvania Infantry. Service history of the regiment. (Submitted on February 25, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
State Coat of Arms on the Front image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
4. State Coat of Arms on the Front
84th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
5. 84th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument
The 84th Pennsylvania was not actually on the battlefield, but played a role protecting the supply trains for the Third Corps.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 25, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,328 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on February 25, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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