Near Sharpsburg in Washington County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
100th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry
Location 495 yards north
79 degrees west
Casualties at Antietam
Recruited in Lawrence Washington
Butler Beaver Mercer
and Westmoreland Counties
Battles Participated in
Coosaw - Secessionville
Legareville - Second Bull Run
Antietam - Wilderness
Fredericksburg - Spotsylvania
Vicksburg - North Anna
Jackson - Cold Harbor
Blue Springs - Petersburg
Campbell's Station - The Crater
Siege of Knoxville - Weldon Rail Road
Poplar Spring Church
Hatcher's Run - Fort Stedman
Assault on Petersburg
Erected 1904 by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Location. 39° 27.283′ N, 77° 44.32′ Touch for map. Located at stop 10, the Final Attack, of the driving tour of Antietam Battlefield. Marker is in this post office area: Sharpsburg MD 21782, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 45th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 36th Ohio Volunteer Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Final Attack (about 500 feet away); Ninth Army Corps (about 500 feet away); The Advance Was Made With the Utmost Enthusiasm (about 500 feet away); Willcox's Division, Ninth Army Corps (about 500 feet away); Brown’s (Wise), Virginia Battery (about 500 feet away); "It Is A.P. Hill" (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sharpsburg.
Also see . . .
1. 100th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Monument. (Submitted on March 23, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. 100th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment, 1st Division, 2nd Brigade, IX Corps. The regiment was commanded by Lt. Col. David A. Leckey at the battle. (Submitted on March 23, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
3. The "Roundhead" Regiment. The regiment was recruited from decedents of Scotch Irish Covenanters and 'Roundheads' of the English Revolution. (Submitted on March 23, 2008, 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 23, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,211 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 23, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.