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3rd Regt. Pennsylvania

Reserve Corps

 
 
3rd Regt. Pennsylvania Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 9, 2008
1. 3rd Regt. Pennsylvania Monument
Inscription.
32nd Reg. Penna. Vol. Inf.
2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 1st Corps.

Arriving on the field on the afternoon of
September 16th, Lieut. Col. John Clark, com'd'g. the
regiment immediately deployed eight companies
as skirmishers.
When the 2nd Brigade advanced on the morning
of September 17th, the regiment fell into line,
and 600 yards south of this point became
engaged with Hood's Confederate Division.
Number engaged about 200

Casualties at Antietam.
Killed 12
Wounded 34
Total 46

3 companies recruited in Berks Co.
3 companies recruited in Bucks Co.
3 companies recruited in Philadelphia
1 company recruited in Wayne Co.
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Battles Participated
Close Up of the Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 9, 2008
2. Close Up of the Inscription
in.
Dranesville
Mechanicsville
Gaines Mill
Charles City Cross Roads
Malvern Hill
Gainesville
2nd Bull Run
Chantilly
South Mountain
Antietam
Fredericksburg
Princeton C.H.
Brushy Mountain
Cloyds Mountain
New River Bridge
Blacksburg

 
Erected 1906 by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
 
Location. 39° 29.329′ N, 77° 44.762′ W. Marker is near Sharpsburg, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is on Mansfield Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Located just east of the pull off for stop two on the driving tour of Antietam Battlefield, the Poffenberger Farm. Marker is in this post office area: Sharpsburg MD 21782, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
3rd Regt. Pennsylvania Monument image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 19, 2015
3. 3rd Regt. Pennsylvania Monument
At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Army Corps (here, next to this marker); Meade's Division, First Army Corps (here, next to this marker); 1st Corps, 3rd Division, 2nd Brigade Bivouac (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Meade's Division, First Army Corps (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named First Army Corps (a few steps from this marker); 8th Regt. Pennsylvania Reserver Volunteer Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); 4th Regiment Pennsylvania Reserve Volunteer Corps (within shouting distance of this
3rd Regt. Pennsylvania Monument image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 19, 2015
4. 3rd Regt. Pennsylvania Monument
marker); The Culmination of Another Great Tragedy was at Hand (within shouting distance of this marker); Clara Barton (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Clara Barton (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sharpsburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. 3rd Pennsylvania Reserves Regiment Monument. National Park Service page detailing the monument. (Submitted on March 2, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. Resource Page for the 3rd Pennsylvania Reserves. (Submitted on March 2, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Cluster of Tablets around the 3rd Pennsylvania Reserves Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain
5. Cluster of Tablets around the 3rd Pennsylvania Reserves Monument
War Department Tablets (from left to right) 16, 15, 11 and 1 flank the 3rd Pennsylvania Reserves Monument along side the northern leg of Mansfield Avenue. The unit bivouac tablet D stands closest to the camera on the left.
3rd Regt. Pennsylvania Monument (Center) image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 19, 2015
6. 3rd Regt. Pennsylvania Monument (Center)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 21, 2017. This page originally submitted on March 2, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 964 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 2, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   3, 4. submitted on October 25, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   5. submitted on March 2, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   6. submitted on October 25, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.
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