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

3d Maryland Infantry

1st Brigade, 1st Division

 

12th Corps

 
3d Maryland Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
1. 3d Maryland Infantry Monument
Inscription. (Front):
3d Maryland Infty.
Col. Joseph M. Sudsburg
1st Brig. 1st Div. 12th Corps
July 2nd 1863.
Occupied this position in reserve.
Late in the afternoon moved
to reinforce the left of the line,
returning about 9 p.m.
and finding the works occupied
by the enemy.
Maryland's Tribute to her Loyal Sons.

(Left):
July 3d
Under fire in reserve,
until about noon. Then occupied
the works in front
and held them until relieved.
Losing in killed
Capt. Henry Fenton, Company G.
Wounded 1 officer and 6 men.

(Back):
Organized at Baltimore, MD
May 11, 1862.
Reenlisted Feb. 4. 1864.
Mustered out July 31. 1865.

(Right):
Principal Engagements
Cedar Mountain, Va. Aug. 9, 1862.
Chantilly, Va. Sept 1, 1862
Antietam, Md. Sept 17, 1862.
Chancellorsville, Va. May 1,2,3, 1863.
Gettysburg, Pa. July 2,3, 1863.
Wilderness, Va. May 5,6,7, 1864.
Spottsylvania, Va. May 10,11,12, 1864.
Cold Harbor, Va. June 5-12, 1864
Petersburg, Va. (Charge) June 17, 1864
Petersburg, Va. (Siege) 1864 - 1865
Petersburg, Va. (Crater) July 31, 1864
Petersburg, Va. (Assault and Capture) April 2, 3, 1865.
 
Erected 1888 by State of Maryland
Front Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
2. Front Inscription
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Location. 39° 48.956′ N, 77° 13.072′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Slocum Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Located on the lower crest of Culp's Hill 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. 5th Connecticut Infantry (a few steps from this marker); First Brigade (a few steps from this marker); 20th Connecticut Volunteers (a few steps from this marker); First Division (within shouting distance of this marker); 123rd New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 29th Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 145th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 2nd Maryland Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .  Culp's Hill. National Park Service virtual tour site. (Submitted on November 17, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
State Seal on the Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
3. State Seal on the Monument
Left Side Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
4. Left Side Inscription
Back Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
5. Back Inscription
Right Side Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
6. Right Side Inscription
3d Maryland Infantry Frontage image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
7. 3d Maryland Infantry Frontage
The 3rd Maryland right flank marker (foreground) may depict the location of the regiment in the afternoon of July 3.
Position of the Regiment on July 2 image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
8. Position of the Regiment on July 2
The 3rd Maryland was initially deployed as part of the second rank of McDougall's Brigade. They aligned on the stone wall here with the 145th New York on their right, and the 29th Pennsylvania on their left. The open field behind the wall is Pardee Field.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 17, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,193 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on November 17, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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