Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
First Massachusetts Infantry Skirmish Line
Left resting on
11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. July 2, 1863
Loss on skirmish line
Killed 8, Died of wounds 2,
Wounded 32, Prisoners 10.
Erected 1913 by State of Massachusetts.
Location. 39° 48.623′ N, 77° 14.712′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker can be reached from Emmitsburg Road (Business U.S. 15), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located west of the Rogers House site 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 Massachusetts Infantry (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Perry's Brigade (about 800 feet away); 26th Pennsylvania Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of the Rogers House (approx. 0.2 miles away); 2nd Rhode Island Volunteers (approx. 0.2 miles away); Andrew Atkinson Humphreys (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wisconsin Sharpshooters (approx. 0.2 miles away); 11th Massachusetts Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
Related markers. list of markers that are related to this marker. 1st Massachusetts Infantry at Gettysburg.
Also see . . . The Peach Orchard. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on March 24, 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 March 24, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 726 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 24, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.