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

109th Pennsylvania Infantry

2nd Brigade

 

1st Division, 12th Corps

 
109th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
1. 109th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument
Inscription. (Front):
109th Panna.
Infantry.
2d Brigade,
2nd Division, 12th Corps
July 1. 2. 3.
1863

(Left):
July 1st. The regiment arrived within two miles of Gettysburg about 5 p.m. and took position on the left of the Baltimore Pike. July 2d. it moved here and built these works. In the evening it was withdrawn with the Brigade, and returning in the night. Found the works in the possession of the enemy. When it formed at right angles to this line behind a ledge of rocks to the left and rear of this position designated by a marker. After severe fighting on the morning of the 3rd., this line was re-captured and held until the close of the battle.

(Back):
Curtin Light Guards.
Recruited in Philadelphia.
Mustered in December 1861.
Re-enlisted January 1864.
Consolidated March 31st. 1865 with the
111th Pennsylvania
Infantry which
was mustered out
July 19th. 1865.

(Right):
Went into action with 149 officers and men. Killed 1 color sergeant and 2 men. Wounded 1 color sergeant and 5 men. Captured or missing 1 man. Total 10.
 
Erected 1889 by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
 
Location. 39° 49.016′ N, 77° 13.158′ 
Left Side Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
2. Left Side Inscription
W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Slocum Avenue and Geary Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Slocum Avenue. Touch for map. Located between the upper and lower crests of Culp's Hill, adjacent to Pardee Field 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. 14th [Brooklyn] Infantry, N.Y.S.M. [84th. N.Y. Volunteers] ( within shouting distance of this marker); 7th Ohio Infantry ( within shouting distance of this marker); 111th Pennsylvania Infantry ( within shouting distance of this marker); 1st Maryland Battalion ( within shouting distance of this marker); Second Brigade ( within shouting distance of this marker); John White Geary ( within shouting distance of this marker); 29th Pennsylvania Volunteers ( within shouting distance of this marker); Twelfth Corps ( within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. Culp's Hill. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on November 24, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. 109th Pennsylvania Infantry. Like many of the 12th Corps Regiments, the 109th was transferred to the Western Theater in the fall of 1864 and served the rest
Back Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
3. Back Inscription
of the war in Tennessee, Georgia and the Carolinas. (Submitted on November 24, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Right Side Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
4. Right Side Inscription
109th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
5. 109th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument
The monument stands across the remains of reconstructed earthworks representing the regiment's July 2 location.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 24, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,423 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 24, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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