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Near Sharpsburg in Washington County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

137th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry

 
 
137th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, February 9, 2008
1. 137th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Marker
Inscription.  
1st Brigade 2nd Division 6th Corps
Location of regiment in action 415 yards
north of monument
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Battles participated in
South Mountain (Crampton's Pass) MD.
Antietam MD.
Fitzhugh's Crossing VA.
Chancellorsville VA.
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Recruited in Blair Butler Clinton Crawford
Schuylkill and Wayne Counties

 
Erected 1904 by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is September 17, 1862.
 
Location. 39° 28.867′ N, 77° 
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44.686′ W. Marker is near Sharpsburg, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is on Cornfield Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Located between stops three and four of the driving tour of Antietam Battlefield. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sharpsburg MD 21782, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 27th Indiana Infantry (here, next to this marker); 90th Pennsylvania (a few steps from this marker); 128th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Ricketts' Division, First Army Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); 11th Mississippi Infantry Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); First Army Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); Jackson's Command (within shouting distance of this marker); a different
Close up of Inscription image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, February 9, 2008
2. Close up of Inscription
marker also named First Army Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); 104th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery B (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sharpsburg.
 
Also see . . .  137th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Monument. National Park Service page detailing the monument. (Submitted on February 24, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Seal of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, February 9, 2008
3. Seal of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Located on the back of the monument.
137th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Scott, September 19, 2015
4. 137th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Monument
137th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Scott, September 19, 2015
5. 137th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Monument
137th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Scott, September 19, 2015
6. 137th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Monument
Half-way Point on the Cornfield Avenue image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain
7. Half-way Point on the Cornfield Avenue
On the far left is Duryee's Brigade tablet. On the right facing away from the camera is Lawton's Brigade (CS) tablet. The 104th New York monument is in the middle to the left of the road. In the distance beyond are the 128th and 137th Pennsylvania Regiment monuments.
137th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Monument<br>First From the Left image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Scott, September 19, 2015
8. 137th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Monument
First From the Left
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 21, 2017. It was originally submitted on February 24, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,095 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 24, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   4, 5, 6. submitted on October 22, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   7. submitted on February 24, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   8. submitted on October 22, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.

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