Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
3rd Michigan Infantry
3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Corps
To her martyrs & Heroes
who fought in defense of
liberty and union
3rd Michigan Inftry 3rd Brig. 1st Div. 3rd Corps.
June 10th 1861.
First Bull Run
7 men killed, 3 officers and 28 men wounded, 7 men missing - Total 45.
Erected 1889 by State of Michigan.
Location. 39° 48.009′ N, 77° 14.956′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Birney Avenue, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Located near stop 10, the Peach Orchard, on the driving tour of Gettysburg National Military Park. The monument at the apex of a turn north of the road. 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 3rd Maine Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 2d New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Peach Orchard Salient (about 300 feet away); 141st Pennsylvania Infantry (about 400 feet away); 68th Pennsylvania Infantry (about 400 feet away); Wofford's Brigade (about 400 feet away); Battery F, Pennsylvania Light Artillery (about 400 feet away); 15th New York Battery (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
Also see . . .
1. The Peach Orchard. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on October 28, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. 3rd Michigan Infantry Research Project. Regimental history page on a site offering a wealth of details about the unit. Included are links to biographies of individuals who served in the regiment. (Submitted on October 28, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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