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Near Spotsylvania Courthouse in Spotsylvania County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Collis Zouaves

 
 
Collis Zouaves Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, November 10, 2007
1. Collis Zouaves Marker
Inscription.  
Erected to mark the line of battle of the
114th Reg't. Pennsylvania Vol's.
on the memorable 3rd day of May 1863, where it lost 3 officers
and 35 enlisted men killed
List of Killed
Major Joseph S. Chandler
Captain Frank Eliot, Co. F.
Lieu't. George M. Cullen, Co. G.

Henry Steelman. Co. A.
Serg't. Alfred Tricker. Co. B.
John Alqueshouse. Co. B.
Albert Holworth. Co. B.
John J. Springer. Co. B.
Samuel T. Sapp. Co. B.
Edward Simms. Co. B.
Samuel M. Whitesell. Co. B.
George Lutz. Co. C.
Martin A. Shimp. Co. C.
John B. Wilson. Co. C.
Corp'l William Cumpston. Co. D.
Albert Colsher. Co. D.
George A. Dobler. Co. D.
Frank McGrady. Co. D.
Simeon Davis. Co. E.
Henry Didline. Co. E.
William Stratton. Co. E.
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Whiting. Co. E.
Serg't John Bussinger. Co. F.
Benjamin Davis. Co. F.
George Howell. Co. F.
William Plews Jr. Co. F.
George Rutter. Co. F.
George Reayer. Co. F.
George W. Young. Co. F.
John J. Gempshore. Co. G.
Serg't Penrose B Wead. Co H.
Harvey Marshall. Co. H.
Serg't David F. Edgar. Co. I.
Vanleer E. Bond. Co. I
James Bryan. Co. I.
Charles F. Wahan. Co. I.
Augustus Rhinefeldt. Co. I.
Divid Q Hitchinson. Co. K.

 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1863.
 
Location. 38° 18.573′ N, 77° 38.72′ W. Marker is near Spotsylvania Courthouse, Virginia, in Spotsylvania County. Memorial is on Plank Road / Germania Highway (State Highway 3), on the right when traveling east. Located just to the east of the visitors center off the east bound line of a divided Virginia Highway 3. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Spotsylvania VA 22553, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker.
Collis Zouaves image. Click for full size.
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2. Collis Zouaves
Confederate Breakthrough (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jackson's Impact (approx. 0.2 miles away); High Drama, Human Tragedy (approx. 0.2 miles away); Artillery Duel (approx. 0.2 miles away); Junction of Earthworks (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fairview (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ordeal of the Wounded (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Fairview (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Spotsylvania Courthouse.
 
Regarding Collis Zouaves. This is one of several markers for the Battle of Chancellorsville at Hazel Grove and Fairview, the central part of the battle. See the Hazel Grove - Fairview Virtual Tour by Markers in the links section for a listing of related markers on the tour.
 
Also see . . .
1. 114th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on July 7, 2023, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 

2. 114th Pennsylvania Volunteers
Collis Zouaves Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, November 10, 2007
3. Collis Zouaves Marker
. Pennsylvania Volunteers of the Civil War website entry (Submitted on November 18, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

3. Hazel Grove - Fairview Virtual Tour by Markers. The Hazel Grove and Fairview portions of the battlefield (stops nine and ten on the driving tour of the battlefield). Markers along this tour include those on Stuart and Slocum Drives. (Submitted on November 18, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Charge of the 114th Pennsylvania across the Slaughter Pen farm, Fredericksburg image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. Makali Bruton, July 23, 2016
4. Charge of the 114th Pennsylvania across the Slaughter Pen farm, Fredericksburg
The painting by Carl Rochling can be seen in the Visitor Center at Fredericksburg Battlefield.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 7, 2023. It was originally submitted on November 18, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,505 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 18, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   2. submitted on July 7, 2023, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   3. submitted on November 18, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   4. submitted on July 24, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Accra, Ghana.

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