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

2nd Wisconsin Regiment

 
 
2nd Wisconsin Regiment Position Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
1. 2nd Wisconsin Regiment Position Marker
Inscription.  
2nd. Wis. Regt.
July 2d & 3d.
1863.

 
Erected 1888.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 39° 49.208′ N, 77° 13.358′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker can be reached from Slocum Avenue, on the right when traveling west. 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. 7th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 6th Wisconsin Regiment (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 24th Regiment Michigan Volunteer Infantry (about 400 feet away); Battlefield Landmarks - South and West (about 600 feet away); Battlefield Landmarks - North and West (about 600 feet away); Stevens' Battery (about 600 feet away); 7th Indiana Infantry (about 600 feet away); East Cemetery Hill (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Related markers.
2nd Wisconsin Regiment July 2 and 3 Position image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
2. 2nd Wisconsin Regiment July 2 and 3 Position
The trench beyond the marker is the remains of earthworks built by the regiment after occupying this section of the battlefield in the evening of July 1.
Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. 2nd Wisconsin at Gettysburg
 
Federal Earthworks image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
3. Federal Earthworks
Another view of the earthworks near the position marker.
Company F Position Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
4. Company F Position Marker
Near the 2nd Wisconsin position marker is a marker indicating the portion of the line held by Company F of the regiment.
2nd Wisconsin Position Markers image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
5. 2nd Wisconsin Position Markers
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 26, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 22, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 991 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 22, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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