Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Brevet Major General Samuel Zook
General U.S. Vols.
Who fell mortally
wounded. at or near
this spot. while
his brigade in battle
July 2nd 1863.
Erected by Gen. Zook
Post. No 11 G.A.R.
of Norristown, Pa.
July 25th. 1882.
Erected 1882 by General Zook Post, No. 11, Grand Army of the Republic.
Location. 39° 47.905′ N, 77° 14.553′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Wheatfield Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located on the north edge of the Wheatfield 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. Battery D, 1st New York Light Artillery (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 2nd Position of 118th Pennsylvania Volunteers (about 400 feet away); Lt. Col. Henry C. Merwin (about 500 feet away); 61st New York Infantry (about 600 feet away); 27th Connecticut Infantry (about 600 feet away); First Division 81st Pennsylvania Infantry (about 700 feet away); 57th New York Infantry (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
Also see . . .
1. The Wheatfield. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on February 1, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Brigadier General Samuel Zook. A short biography of the general. Zook was known as a firm disciplinarian but was liked by his men. (Submitted on February 1, 2009, 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 February 1, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,088 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 1, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 3. submitted on January 30, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.