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

4th Regiment Pennsylvania Reserve Volunteer Corps

 
 
4th Regiment Pennsylvania Reserve Volunteer Corps Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 9, 2008
1. 4th Regiment Pennsylvania Reserve Volunteer Corps Monument
Inscription.  
(Rear Inscription):
4th Regt. Pennsylvania
Reserve Volunteer Corps.

33rd Regt. in line, 2nd Brigade.
3rd Division, 1st Army Corps.
Organized June 10th, 1861.
Mustered out June 17th, 1864.
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The regt. arrived on the field on the afternoon of
September 16th, 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
Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 9, 2008
2. Inscription
Click or scan to see
this page online
5
Wounded 43
Total 48
Recruited five companies in Philadelphia.
One compnay each in Montgomery, Chester, Monroe
Lycoming, and Susquenhanna Counties.
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Battles participated in
Dranesville, VA. December 20th, 1861.
Mechanicsville, Va. June 26th, 1862.
Gaines Mills, Va. June 27th, 1862.
Charles City Cross Roads, Va. June 30th, 1862.
Malvern Hill, Va. July 1st, 1862.
Gainesville, Va. August 26th, 1862.
Second Bull Run, Va. August 29th and 30th, 1862.
Chantilly, Va. September 1st, 1862.
South Mountain, Maryland. September 14th, 1862.
Antietam, Maryland. September 16th and 17th, 1862
Fredericksburg, Va. December 13th, 1862.
Princeton, W.Va. May 6th, 1864.
Brushey Mountain, W.Va. May 8th, 1864.
Cloyd's
State Crest on the Right Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 9, 2008
3. State Crest on the Right Side of Monument
Mountain, W.Va. May 9th, 1864.
New River Bridge, W.Va. May 10th, 1864.
Blacksburg, W.Va. May 11th, 1864.

 
Erected 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° 29.331′ N, 77° 44.806′ 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. "The Battle Opened" (a few steps from this marker); The Culmination of Another Great Tragedy was at Hand
4th Regiment Pennsylvania Reserve Volunteer Corps Monument image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 19, 2015
4. 4th Regiment Pennsylvania Reserve Volunteer Corps Monument
(a few steps from this marker); "God has indeed remembered us" (within shouting distance of this marker); Clara Barton (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Clara Barton (within shouting distance of this marker); 1st Corps, 3rd Division, 2nd Brigade Bivouac (within shouting distance of this marker); First Army Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); 3rd Regt. Pennsylvania (within shouting distance of this marker); 7th Regiment Pennsylvania (within shouting distance of this marker); Meade's Division, First Army Corps (within shouting distance of this
4th Regiment Pennsylvania Reserve Volunteer Corps Monument image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 19, 2015
5. 4th Regiment Pennsylvania Reserve Volunteer Corps Monument
marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sharpsburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. 4th Pennsylvania Reserve (33rd Infantry) Regiment Monument. National Park Service page detailing the monument. (Submitted on March 2, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. Resource Page for the 4th Pennsylvania Reserves. (Submitted on March 2, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
 
4th Pennsylvania Reserves Monument and an Interpretive Marker at Stop Two image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain
6. 4th Pennsylvania Reserves Monument and an Interpretive Marker at Stop Two
4th Regiment Pennsylvania Reserve Volunteer Corps Monument image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 19, 2015
7. 4th Regiment Pennsylvania Reserve Volunteer Corps Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 21, 2017. It was originally submitted on March 2, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,314 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 2, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   4, 5. submitted on October 25, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   6. submitted on March 2, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   7. submitted on October 25, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.

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