Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
88th Pennsylvania Volunteers Position
2nd Brigade, 2nd Division
—1st Corps —
from the evening of
July 2nd 1863
until the morning of July 3rd
the principal monument is erected on
Oak Ridge the scene of the First Day's Battle
Erected by survivors
August 27, 1883.
Erected 1883 by Survivors of the 88th Pennsylvania Volunteers.
Location. 39° 48.389′ N, 77° 14.103′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Hancock Avenue and Humphreys Avenue, on the left when traveling north on Hancock Avenue. Touch for map. Located south of the Pennsylvania Memorial 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. First Regiment Minnesota Volunteers (a few steps from this marker); 90th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers (a few steps from this marker); Sacrifice of the 1st Minnesota (a few steps from this marker); 12th Massachusetts (a few steps from this marker); Battery B, First Pennsylvania Light Artillery Battery E, 5th Massachusetts Light Artillery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Batteries C & F, Pennsylvania Independent Light Artillery (about 300 feet away); Pennsylvania Memorial (about 400 feet away). 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 88th Pennsylvania at Gettysburg.
Also see . . .
1. Cemetery Ridge. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on February 2, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. 88th Pennsylvania Volunteers. More information about the regiment. (Submitted on February 2, 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 2, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 899 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 2, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 3. submitted on March 29, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.