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Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

147th Pennsylvania Infantry

1st Brigade, 2nd Division

 

12th Corps

 
147th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
1. 147th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument
Inscription. (Front):
147th
Pennsylvania Infantry
1st Brigade
2d Division
12th Corps
July 3d 1863.

(Back):
Mustered in Oct. 28th 1862. Re-enlisted Dec. 29th 1863. Mustered out July 15th 1865. On the night of July 1st this regiment lay on the northern slope of Little Round Top holding the extreme left of the Union Army. At 6 a m July 2d moved to Culp's Hill where it was held in reserve until evening, then marched toward the left with the Brigade. Returning at about 3 a m July 3d and occupied this positon.
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Present at Gettysburg
12 officers and 286 men.
Killed and mortally wounded
1 officer and 5 men
Wounded 14 men

 
Erected 1885 by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
 
Location. 39° 48.95′ N, 77° 13.223′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Geary Avenue 0.1 miles from Slocum Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Located between the upper and lower crests of Culp's Hill, adjacent to Pardee Field in Gettysburg National Military Park. Marker is at or near this postal address: Geary Avenue, Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking
Back of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
2. Back of Monument
distance of this marker. 5th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Pardee Field (within shouting distance of this marker); 1st Maryland Battalion (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 29th Pennsylvania Volunteers (about 400 feet away); Twelfth Corps (about 500 feet away); 14th [Brooklyn] Infantry, N.Y.S.M. [84th. N.Y. Volunteers] (about 500 feet away); Second Brigade (about 500 feet away); 109th Pennsylvania Infantry (about 500 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. Marker and Monuments for the 147th Pennsylvania Infantry.
 
Also see . . .
1. Culp's Hill. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on November 26, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. 147th Pennsylvania Infantry. Regimental history. (Submitted on November 26, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
State Seal on Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
3. State Seal on Monument
147th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
4. 147th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument
Early on July 3, the regiment advanced up to the wood line here bordering what was described as a "triangular shaped field." Today the field is known as Pardee Field, in respect to Lieut. Col. Ario Pardee, Jr., who led the 147th that day.
Federal Lines at Pardee Field image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain
5. Federal Lines at Pardee Field
Looking from the center of Pardee Field toward the Federal monuments along Geary Avenue. The 147th and 5th Ohio edged up to the tree line on the morning of July 3rd, and began firing volleys at the Confederate positions on the lower crest of Culp's Hill.
147th Pennsylvania Flank Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
6. 147th Pennsylvania Flank Marker
The regiment's flank markers are also shaped in the form of a star, the symbol of the 12th Corps.
Company G Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2008
7. Company G Marker
Behind the Regimental Monument is this marker for Company G, which reads:
Co. G.
147th P.V.I.
12 A.C.
July 3, 1863
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 26, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,865 times since then and 32 times this year. Last updated on August 28, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on November 26, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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