Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
12th Regiment New Jersey Volunteers
2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 2nd Corps
the men of the
New Jersey Infantry
who fell upon this field
July 2d & 3d 1863,
and who elsewhere
died under the flag
this monument is dedicated
by their surviving comrades
as an example
to future generations.
(Around the middle step of the monument):
Two charges were made
by this regiment on Bliss Barn
July 2d & 3d 1863
Strength at muster in 992
Gained 907, total 1899
Died in service,
officers 9, enlisted men 252.
Lost on this field
Killed 2 officers, 20 men
Wounded, 4 officers, 80 men.
Missing 9, Total 115.
Erected 1886 by Veterans of the 12th New Jersey and the State of New Jersey.
Location. 39° 48.908′ N, 77° 14.126′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Hancock 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. Third Division (a few steps from this marker); Third Brigade (a few steps from this marker); 11th Mississippi Infantry Regiment (a few steps from this marker); 111th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); The Brian Farm (within shouting distance of this marker); Pettigrew's Charge (within shouting distance of this marker); Skirmish Line of 2nd Regiment Delaware Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); 125th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. 12th New Jersey at Gettysburg
Also see . . . Ziegler's Grove. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on December 26, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
More. Search the internet for 12th Regiment New Jersey Volunteers.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 26, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,929 times since then and 46 times this year. Last updated on February 16, 2010, by John B. Newbold of Lindenwold, New Jersey. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on December 26, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.