Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
14th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry
Left Centre of Regt.
Connecticut August 25, 1862;
was assigned to the
Army of the Potomac, Sept. 7, 1862,
and mustered out May 31, 1865.
The regiment was engaged in
34 great battles and severe skirmishes
Cold Harbor, Petersburg and
Losses, in killed and died in the service, 366;
in wounded and disabled many hundreds,
original muster, 1015; Recruits 697.
Final muster of original members,
present and absent, 234, Pro patria.
erected by the survivors, July 3, 1884.
The 14th C.V. reached the vicinity of Gettysburg at evening July 1st 1863, and held this position July 2nd 3rd and 4th The regt. took part in the repulse of Longstreet's grand charge on the 3rd capturing in their immediate front more than 200 prisoners and five battle-flags. They also, on the 3rd captured from the enemy's sharp-shooters the Bliss buildings in their far front, and held them until ordered to burn them. Men in action 160. Killed and wounded 62.
Erected 1884 by Survivors
Location. 39° 48.828′ N, 77° 14.126′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Hancock Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Located northeast of the Angle and High Water Mark area 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. 11th Independent (Havelock) Battery (a few steps from this marker); 1st Company Massachusetts Sharpshooters (a few steps from this marker); Battery K, 1st N.Y. Light Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Arnold's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Twenty-Sixth North Carolina Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Fourth Volunteer Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Maj. Gen. George Gordon Meade (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. 14th Connecticut at Gettysburg.
Also see . . .
1. The High Water Mark. National Park Service virtual (Submitted on December 31, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. History of the 14th Connecticut Infantry. The regiment saw service from Antietam to Appomattox. (Submitted on December 31, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
3. An Act of Mercy at the Bliss Farm. An account of the fighting around the Bliss Farm. (Submitted on December 31, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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