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

57th Pennsylvania Veteran Volunteers

1st Brigade, 1st Division

 

— 3rd Corps —

 
57th Pennsylvania Veteran Volunteers Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
1. 57th Pennsylvania Veteran Volunteers Monument
Inscription.  (Front):
57th Penn'a.
Veteran Vol's.
1st Brig. 1st Div.
3rd Corps.

The regiment occupied
this position, exposed to a
heavy artillery fire on the
afternoon of July 2, for two
hours, when it advanced 170
feet and engaged the enemy.

(Left):
Mustered in
October & November 1861
———
Re-enlisted
December 30, 1863.
———
Mustered out
June 29, 1865.
———

(Rigth):
Participated in the
Following Engagements.
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Yorktown - Mine Run
Williamsburg - Wilderness
Fair Oaks - Spottsylvania
Oak Grove - North Anna
Glendale - Totopotomoy
Malvern Hill - Cold Harbor
Bristoe Station - Petersburg
Groveton - Strawberry Plains
2d Bull Run - Deep Bottom
Chantilly
State Coat of Arms and Front Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
2. State Coat of Arms and Front Inscription
- Poplar Spring Church
Fredericksburg - Boydton Road
Chancellorsville - Hatchers Run
Gettysburg - Petersburg
Auburn - Amelia Springs
Kelly's Ford - Appomattox
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Erected 1888 by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 39° 48.22′ N, 77° 14.918′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Emmitsburg Road (Business U.S. 15), on the right when traveling south. Located in front of the Sherfy House 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. 114th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (a few steps from this marker); First Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 105th Pennsylvania Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battery E, 1st Rhode Island Light Artillery
Left Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
3. Left Side of Monument
(about 500 feet away); 73rd New York Infantry (about 600 feet away); Artillery Brigade (about 600 feet away); Second Brigade (about 600 feet away); Sickles' Excelsior Brigade (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. 57th Pennsylvania Infantry. Service history of the Regiment. (Submitted on March 28, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. 57th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument. SIRIS entry for the monument. (Submitted on March 28, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

3. History of the Fifty-Seventh Regiment, Pennsylvania Veteran Volunteer Infantry. (Submitted on November 20, 2019, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.)
 
Right Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
4. Right Side of Monument
57th Pennsylvania Monument in Front of The Sherfy House image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
5. 57th Pennsylvania Monument in Front of The Sherfy House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2019. It was originally submitted on March 28, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,010 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 28, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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