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

7th Regiment Pennsylvania

Reserve Volunteer Infantry

 
 
7th Regiment Pennsylvania Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, February 9, 2008
1. 7th Regiment Pennsylvania Monument
Inscription.  
36th Regiment in line, 2nd Brigade.
3rd Division, 1st Corps.
Organized June 26, 1861.
Mustered out June 16, 1864.
The regiment arrived on the field on the afternoon
of September 16, 1862.
Formed at this point on the morning of the 17th.
Advanced about 600 yards south and became engaged
with Hood's Confederate Division.
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Casualties at Antietam
Killed 12
Wounded 60
Total 72
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Recruited
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three companies in Philadelphia.
Two companies in Cumberland County.
Two companies in Lebanon County.
One company each in Luzerne-Clinton
and Perry Counties.
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Battles participated in:
Great Falls
Dranesville
Mechanicsville
Gaines Mill
Charles City Cross Roads
Malveren Hill
Gainesville
Second Bull Run
Chantilly
South Mountain
Antietam
Fredericksburg and Wilderness

 
Erected 1906 by 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° 
Close Up of the Inscription image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, February 9, 2008
2. Close Up of the Inscription
29.33′ N, 77° 44.851′ W. Marker is near Sharpsburg, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is on Mansfield Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Located at the pull off for stop two on the driving tour of Antietam Battlefield, the Poffenberger Farm. 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. Clara Barton (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Clara Barton (a few steps from this marker); "God has indeed remembered us" (a few steps from this marker); "The Battle Opened" (within shouting distance of this marker); The Culmination of Another Great Tragedy was at Hand
7th Regiment Pennsylvania Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Scott, September 19, 2015
3. 7th Regiment Pennsylvania Monument
(within shouting distance of this marker); 4th Regiment Pennsylvania Reserve Volunteer Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); 1st Corps, 3rd Division, 2nd Brigade Bivouac (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Army Corps (about 400 feet away); 3rd Regt. Pennsylvania (about 400 feet away); Meade's Division, First Army Corps (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sharpsburg.
 
Also see . . .
7th Regiment Pennsylvania Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Scott, September 19, 2015
4. 7th Regiment Pennsylvania Monument
 7th Pennsylvania Reserves Monument. National Park Service site detailing the monument. (Submitted on March 2, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
7th Pennsylvania Reserves and Clara Barton Monuments at Stop 2 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, February 9, 2008
5. 7th Pennsylvania Reserves and Clara Barton Monuments at Stop 2
7th Regiment Pennsylvania Marker (Left) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brian Scott, September 19, 2015
6. 7th Regiment Pennsylvania Marker (Left)
The Joseph Poffenberger Farm image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, October 17, 2014
7. The Joseph Poffenberger Farm
The farm is within sight of the monument.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 4, 2022. It was originally submitted on March 2, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,407 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 2, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   3, 4. submitted on October 25, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   5. submitted on March 2, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   6. submitted on October 25, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   7. submitted on March 4, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia.

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