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127th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry

 
 
127th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 6, 2008
1. 127th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Monument
Front inscription.
Inscription.  (Front):
127th Regiment
Pennsylvania
Volunteer
Infantry
Col. W. W. Jennings
Commanding

3rd Brigade
2nd Division
2nd Corps


(Rear):
127th Regiment
Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry
Col. W. W. Jennings Commanding
3rd Brigade 2nd Division 2nd Corps
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Battles Participated in
Fredericksburg, VA., December 13, 1862.
Marye's Heights, VA., May 3-4, 1863.
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Casualties
Killed 12 Wounded 124 Missing 20
Total 156.

 
Erected by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the National Cemeteries series list. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1916.
 
Location. 38° 17.608′ N, 77° 28.117′ W. Marker is in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Sunken Road and Lafayette Boulevard (Virginia Highway 1), on the right when traveling north on Sunken Road. Located in the Fredericksburg
127th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 6, 2008
2. 127th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Monument
Rear inscription.
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National Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fredericksburg VA 22401, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fredericksburg National Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Willis Hill Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); The Fifth Corps, Army of the Potomac (within shouting distance of this marker); Col. Joseph A. Moesch (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Andrew Atkinson Humphreys (about 300 feet away); The Sunken Road (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Fredericksburg National Cemetery (about 300 feet away); Fredericksburg and Spotsylvania National Military Park (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fredericksburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. Marye's Heights Virtual Tour. National Park Service page. (Submitted on July 12, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. 127th Pennsylvania Infantry. The regiment's service was short, but it participated in two of the largest battles of the war. (Submitted on July 12, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Seal of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 6, 2008
3. Seal of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
127th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 6, 2008
4. 127th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 12, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,784 times since then and 46 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 12, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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