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7th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry

 
 
7th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
1. 7th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry Marker
Inscription.  
7th Wis. Vol.
Inf't.
July 2nd & 3rd
1863

 
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° 49.178′ N, 77° 13.398′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Memorial is at the intersection of Slocum Avenue and Williams Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Slocum Avenue. Located on the Stevens Knoll section of the Gettysburg National Battlefield 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. 24th Regiment Michigan Volunteer Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 2nd Wisconsin Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); Stevens' Battery (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Major General Henry Warner Slocum, U.S.V. (about 400 feet away); East Cemetery Hill (about 400 feet away); 6th Wisconsin Regiment (about 500 feet away); Battlefield Landmarks - South and West (approx. 0.2 miles away); Battlefield Landmarks - North and West (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
 
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7th Wisconsin Position image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
2. 7th Wisconsin Position
Looking uphill at the position marker. The raised mound in front of the marker are earthworks build by the 7th Wisconsin after occupying this position in the evening of July 1.
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Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. 7th Wisconsin at Gettysburg
 
Also see . . .  History of the 7th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment. Colonel William W. Robinson commanded the regiment. (Submitted on March 22, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 22, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 920 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 22, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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