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1st Regiment Eastern Shore Maryland Volunteer Infantry

 
 
Eastern Shore Maryland Volunteer Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
1. Eastern Shore Maryland Volunteer Infantry Monument
Inscription. (Front):
1st Reg't Eastern Shore
Maryland Vol. Infantry
Col. Jas. Wallace.
Lockwood's Independent Brig.
12th Corps.
Maryland's Tribute to her Loyal Sons

(Back):
Five companies held the works in front of this stone on the morning of July 3d 1863, relieving other troops and remaining until about noon when they were relieved.

The remainder of this regiment were in position during the same time about three hundred yards to the right.
Organized at Cambridge, Md. Sept 1861
Consolidated with the 11th Md. Infy. Feb. 25th 1865.
Effective strength July 3d 1863. 583
Casualties
Killed 5. Wounded 18. Missing 2. Total 25.

 
Erected 1888 by State of Maryland.
 
Location. 39° 49.149′ N, 77° 13.182′ 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. 150th New York Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Second Brigade
Front of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
2. Front of Monument
The artwork depicts a soldier in position behind breastworks such as used during the fighting for Culp's Hill.
(a few steps from this marker); 28th Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Company "I", 60th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 60th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); First Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Third Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 102 & 78th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .  Culp's Hill. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on November 30, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Back of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
3. Back of Monument
Right Flank Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
4. Right Flank Marker
The regiment's right flank marker stands to the south on the opposite side of Slocum Avenue from the monument. From this view, looking back to the monument, the regiment's approximate frontage can be appreciated.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 30, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,372 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 30, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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