Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
74th Pennsylvania Infantry
1st Brigade, 3rd Division
—11th Corps —
1st Brig. 3d Div. 11th Corps.
July 1st fought here from 2 p.m. until the Corps fell back.
July 2 & 3 in line with Division in front of cemetery.
Mustered in September 14, 1861.
Re-enlisted January 1864
Mustered out August 29, 1865.
Present at Gettysburg 381.
Killed - Officers 2 Men 8.
Wounded - Officers 4 Men 36.
Captured or Missing - Officers 2 Men 58.
Total - Officers 3 Men 102.
Erected 1888 by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Location. 39° 50.472′ N, 77° 14.052′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Howard Avenue 0.2 miles east of Mummasburg Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located in Gettysburg National Military Park. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Third Division ( within shouting distance of this marker); 61st Ohio Infantry ( within shouting distance of this marker); 45th New York Infantry ( within shouting distance of First Brigade ( within shouting distance of this marker); Battery I, First Ohio Light Artillery ( about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Artillery Brigade ( about 400 feet away); Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Association ( about 400 feet away); 13th New York Independent Light Battery ( about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
Also see . . .
1. 74th Pennsylvania Infantry. Page detailing the history of the regiment. The 74th was among many "German" regiments raised from immigrants, chiefly those fleeing the aftermath from the Revolutions of 1848. (Submitted on September 6, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Damage to the Monument. Photos and details of both the damage to the monument and subsequent repairs. (Submitted on September 6, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
1. Regimental Command
At Gettysburg, command of the Regiment went through several evolutions. Marching into battle, the 74th was commanded by Colonel Adolph Von Hartung.
— Submitted September 6, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 6, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,069 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on September 6, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 4. submitted on March 22, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.