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Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

2d New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry

3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 3 Corps

 
 
2d New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
1. 2d New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry Monument
The cone shaped top has reliefs of muskets pointed to the peak.
Inscription. (Front):
2d New Hampshire
Vol. Inft.
3. Brig. 2. Div. 3. Corps.

(Left):
Engaged
24 Officers, 330 Enlisted men
July 2, 1863.

(Right):
Casualties
Officers
7 killed 14 wounded
Enlisted Men
18 killed 119 wounded
missing 35

 
Erected 1886 by State of New Hampshire.
 
Location. 39° 48.031′ N, 77° 15.021′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Birney Avenue and Emmitsburg Road (Business U.S. 15), on the left when traveling east on Birney Avenue. Touch for map. Located near stop 10, the Peach Orchard, on the driving tour of 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. 68th Pennsylvania Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Wofford's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 3rd Maine Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery G, 1st N.Y. Light Artillery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Barksdale's Brigade
Front Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
2. Front Inscription
(about 300 feet away); 3rd Michigan Infantry (about 300 feet away); First Division (about 300 feet away); Third Corps (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .  The Peach Orchard. National Park Service virtual tour site. (Submitted on October 27, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Left Side Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
3. Left Side Inscription
Right Side Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
4. Right Side Inscription
Monuments at the Southwest Corner of the Peach Orchard image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
5. Monuments at the Southwest Corner of the Peach Orchard
Monuments to the 2nd New Hampshire (right) and 3rd Maine Infantry Regiments stand at the southwest corner of the Peach Orchard.
Right Flank Marker Stone image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
6. Right Flank Marker Stone
The right flank marker stone of the 2nd New Hampshire was placed near the Wofford Brigade Tablet on Emmitsburg Road. The 2nd New Hampshire was part of Burling's Brigade, which was the reserve for the III Corps in the Peach Orchard sector. The Regiment was advanced at least as far as the southwest corner of the orchard, facing south, before finally being withdrawn.
Regimental Line image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
7. Regimental Line
The left flank marker stone for the regiment is near the base of the 3rd Maine Infantry monument. The right flank marker stone, as pictured above, stands on the other side of Emmitsburg Pike to the west, beyond the post fence rails.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 27, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 934 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 27, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   7. submitted on October 28, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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