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Petersburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Second Pennsylvania Veteran Heavy Artillery

 
 
The Advance Position 2nd PA. Vet. Heavy Art. July 30, 1864. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, October 30, 2010
1. The Advance Position 2nd PA. Vet. Heavy Art. July 30, 1864. Marker
Inscription. The Advance Position 2nd Pa. Vet. Heavy Art. July 30, 1864.

Went into action July 30, 1864, 780 men - answered roll call. After battle 286 men; Lost killed and wounded 494 men, including 8 officers.
 
Location. 37° 13.106′ N, 77° 22.694′ W. Marker is in Petersburg, Virginia. Marker can be reached from Siege Road 0.4 miles east of South Crater Road (U.S. 460). Touch for map. This marker is in Petersburg National Battlefield Park near the Eastern Front Driving Tour Stop #8 – The Crater. Marker is in this post office area: Petersburg VA 23803, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mahone (a few steps from this marker); Confederate Countermine (within shouting distance of this marker); South Carolina (within shouting distance of this marker); Crater of Mine (within shouting distance of this marker); “A Stupendous Failure” (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Counterattack (within shouting distance of this marker); The Crater (within shouting distance of this marker); Mahone’s Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Petersburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. Petersburg National Battlefield.
The Advance Position 2nd PA. Vet. Heavy Art. July 30, 1864. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, October 30, 2010
2. The Advance Position 2nd PA. Vet. Heavy Art. July 30, 1864. Marker
(Submitted on October 31, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
2. 2nd Heavy Artillery/ 112th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers. (Submitted on October 31, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 31, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 745 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 31, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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