Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
We sleep here in obedience to law.
When duty called we came.
When country called we died.
Erected 1961 by State of Georgia.
Location. 39° 47.932′ N, 77° 15.359′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on West Confederate Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located just south of the Longstreet Observation tower 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. Semmes's Brigade (a few steps from this marker); Carlton's Battery - Cabell's Battalion (a few steps from this marker); Kershaw's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); McLaws's Division (within shouting distance of this marker); Manly's Battery - Cabell's Battalion (within shouting distance of this marker); The Ashland Virginia Artillery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Longstreet Tower - South View (about 400 feet away); South Carolina (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
Also see . . . Georgia State Monument. (Submitted on December 2, 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 October 9, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 887 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 9, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.