Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
153d Pennsylvania Infantry
1st Brigade 1st Division
—11th Corps —
1st Brig. 1st Div.
24 officers 545 men.
Killed and died of wounds
1 officer 40 men.
7 officers 117 men.
Captured of missing
Total loss 211.
July 24, 1863.
Erected 1889 by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Location. 39° 50.741′ N, 77° 13.569′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Howard Avenue ¼ mile north of Old Harrisburg Road (Business U.S. 15), 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. Battery G Fourth U.S. Artillery (a few steps from this marker); Union Collapse at Barlow Knoll 17th Connecticut Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); Francis Channing Barlow (within shouting distance of this marker); 25th and 75th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Gordon's Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Division (about 300 feet away); Second Brigade (about 400 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. 153rd Pennsylvania at Gettysburg.
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1. 153d Pennsylvania Infantry. Regimental history. While the regiment only served during the first half of the war, it saw action in several major battles. Of the regiment, Col. Von Gilsa, Brigade commander, wrote, I am an old soldier, but never did I know soldiers, who, with greater alacrity and more good will, endeavored to fulfill their duties. (Submitted on September 12, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. 153rd Pennsylvania Monument. ... (Submitted on September 17, 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 12, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,087 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 12, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.