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6th Maine Infantry

3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 6th Corps

 
 
6th Maine Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, April 12, 2008
1. 6th Maine Infantry Monument
Inscription.  (Front):
6th Maine
Infantry
3rd Brigde
1st Div.
6th Corps.

(Left Side):
Held this position
July 3, 1863.
in afternoon moved
to support of centre.
Then to Big Round Top.

 
Erected 1889 by State of Maine.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1706.
 
Location. 39° 47.007′ N, 77° 13.705′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. It is in Cumberland Township. Memorial is on Howe Avenue, 0.1 miles east of Taneytown Road (Pennsylvania Road 194), on the right when traveling west. Located in Gettysburg National Military Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Third Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery C, First New York Light Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); 49th Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 119th Pennsylvania Infantry (about 300 feet
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away, measured in a direct line); 5th Wisconsin Volunteers (about 400 feet away); Second Division (about 500 feet away); Battery C, Massachusetts Light Artillery (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Vermont Brigade (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .  6th Maine Infantry. Service notes for the regiment. (Submitted on August 5, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Front Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, April 12, 2008
2. Front Side of Monument
Left Side of Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, April 12, 2008
3. Left Side of Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2023. It was originally submitted on August 5, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,150 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 5, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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