Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
6th Maine Infantry
3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 6th Corps
July 3, 1863.
in afternoon moved
to support of centre.
Then to Big Round Top.
Erected 1889 by State of Maine.
Location. 39° 47.007′ N, 77° 13.705′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Howe Avenue 0.1 miles east of Taneytown Road (Pennsylvania Road 194), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Located 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. Third Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery C, First New York Light Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); 49th Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 119th Pennsylvania Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 5th Wisconsin Volunteers (about 400 feet away); Second Division (about 500 feet away); Battery C, Massachusetts Light Artillery (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Vermont Brigade (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
Also see . . .
1. 6th Maine Infantry Monument. Col. Hiram Burnham commanded the regiment at Gettysburg. (Submitted on August 5, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. 6th Maine Infantry. Service notes for the regiment. (Submitted on August 5, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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