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

147th New York Infantry

 

(Position Marker)

 
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By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
1. 147th New York Infantry Position Marker
Inscription.
147 N.Y. Inf'y
July 2d & 3d
1863

 
Erected 1888 by State of New York.
 
Location. 39° 49.09′ N, 77° 13.16′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Slocum Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located between the lower and upper 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. 149th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 65th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 122nd New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 102 & 78th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 82nd Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Third Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); First Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 29th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. The 147th New York Infantry at Gettysburg.
 
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By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
2. 147th New York Infantry Position Marker
The main monument for the 147th New York is located near the Railroad Cut on the first day battlefield area. The regiment occupied this position in the evening of July 2nd and on the following morning while reinforcing Greene's Brigade of the 12th Corps.
 Culp's Hill. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on November 29, 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 November 29, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,074 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 29, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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