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Mount Joy Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

7th Maine Infantry

3rd Brigade, 2nd Division

 

— 6th Corps —

 
7th Maine Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 4, 2009
1. 7th Maine Infantry Monument
Inscription.  
7th Maine Infantry
3rd Brig. 2nd Div.
6th Corps

July 3d, 1863.

 
Erected 1889 by State of Maine.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 39° 48.471′ N, 77° 12.644′ W. Marker is in Mount Joy Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Memorial can be reached from Clapsdale Road, on the left when traveling west. Located on Neill Avenue, or "Lost Lane", 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. 49th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 43rd New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Third Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 61st Pennsylvania Infantry (about 500 feet away); Gettysburg Campaign (approx. ¼ mile away); McAllister's Mill (approx. 0.3 miles away); 12th Corps Headquarters (approx. 0.4 miles away); 21st Pennsylvania Cavalry (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mount Joy Township.
 
Also see . . .
7th Maine Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 4, 2009
2. 7th Maine Infantry Monument
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1. Lost Lane. A tour of Lost Lane with Licensed Battlefield Guide Ted Gajewski, from Gettysburg Daily. (Submitted on April 11, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. 7th Maine Infantry. Wikipedia entry about the regiment. Like the 20th Maine's famous Col. Chamberlain, the 7th Maine's Colonel Seldon Connor was later promoted to Brigadier General and after the war served as governor of the state. (Submitted on April 11, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

3. 7th Maine Infantry Monument. SIRIS entry for the monument. (Submitted on April 11, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Left Flank of the 7th Maine image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 4, 2009
3. Left Flank of the 7th Maine
Looking at the monument from the left flank marker. At the time of the battle, a stone wall extended through the regiment's sector, but this may be of post war construction.
Right Flank of the 7th Maine image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 4, 2009
4. Right Flank of the 7th Maine
Looking from the right flank marker toward the monument. At the time of the battle, the field in front of the regiment was cleared pasture.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 11, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,405 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 11, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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