Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
75th Pennsylvania Infantry
2nd Brigade, 3rd Division. 11th Corps
July 1. Fought on this position from 2 p.m. until the Corps retired.
July 2. & 3. Held position at stone wall near the Cemetery as shown by monument there.
Present at Gettysburg 258.
Killed, Officers 3, Men 16.
Wounded, Officers 5, Men 84.
Captured or missing, men 3.
Total loss 111.
Mustered in August 9, 1861.
Reenlisted January 2, 1864.
Mustered out September 1, 1865.
Freeman's Ford - Gettysburg
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2nd Bull Run - Chattanooga
Erected 1888 by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Location. 39° 50.6′ N, 77° 13.776′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Howard Avenue 0.2 miles east of Carlisle Road (Pennsylvania Highway 34), 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. 26th Regiment Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 82nd Ohio Volunteer Infantry Regiment Second Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 119th New York Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 58th New York Infantry (about 500 feet away); 157th New York Infantry (about 500 feet away); Eleventh Corps (about 600 feet away); Doles's Brigade (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. 75th Pennsylvania at Gettysburg.
Also see . . . 75th Pennsylvania Infantry. Like many of the regiments in the 3rd Division (and across XI Corps), the 75th was comprised mostly of German immigrants. (Submitted on September 7, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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