Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
151st Pennsylvania Infantry
1st Brigade, 3rd Division
—1st Corps —
July 1st fought here and
in the grove west of the
July 2, in reserve on
July 3, in position on left
centre and assisted in
repulsing the charge of
the enemy in the
Present at Gettysburg, Officers 21 Men 446
Killed and mortally wounded, Officers 2 Men 79
Wounded, Officers 9 Men 172
Captured or missing, Officers 4 Men 71
Total Loss Officers 15 Men 322
1st Brigade, 3rd Division, 1st Corps
Counties of Berks,
Mustered in Oct. & Nov. 1862
Mustered out July 27, 1863
Erected 1888 by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Location. 39° 50.024′ N, 77° 15.063′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Reynolds Avenue and Meredith Avenue, on the left when traveling north on Reynolds Touch for map. Located on the First Day Battlefield, inside McPherson Woods, 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. 8th New York Cavalry (within shouting distance of this marker); Third Division (within shouting distance of this marker); Major Gen. John F. Reynolds (within shouting distance of this marker); Abner Doubleday (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 142d Pennsylvania Infantry (about 400 feet away); Monuments and Markers (about 400 feet away); The Battle Opens (about 400 feet away); Battery L, 1st New York Light Artillery (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
Also see . . .
1. McPherson's Ridge. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on January 12, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. 151st Pennsylvania Infantry. Service history of the regiment. The 151st counted over 100 in its rolls who had been school teachers, thus the nickname "The (Submitted on January 12, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
3. One Moment of Glory: 151st Pennsylvania Volunteers Write History at Gettysburg. Article providing much background information about the regiment and a detailed account of the fighting on July 1. "Every man stood up to the work and fought like a tiger without a single exception. Our poor boys fell around me like ripe apples in a storm. God bless them. They were heroes - everyone of them." (Submitted on January 12, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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