Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
119th Pennsylvania Infantry
3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 6th Corps
in rear of ridge to right of little round top
morning of the 3rd moved to this position
afternoon marched to rear of left centre
thence to face of Round Top.
119th. Penna. Infantry
3rd. Brig. 1st. Div. 6th. Corps.
Mustered in Sept. 1862
Mustered out June 1865
Aggregate strength 1200
Killed and died of wounds 106
Died of disease and other causes 69
Marye's Heights - Cold Harbor
Salem Heights - Petersburg
Gettysburg - Fort Stevens
Rappahannock Station - Winchester
Mine Run - Dabney's Mills
Wilderness - Petersburg Fort Fisher
Spotsylvania - Petersburg Assault
North Anna - Sailor's Creek
Erected 1888 by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Location. 39° 47.028′ N, 77° 13.76′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Howe Avenue and Taneytown Road (Pennsylvania Road 194), on the right when traveling west on Howe Avenue. Touch for map. Located in Gettysburg National Military
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battery C, First New York Light Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Division (within shouting distance of this marker); 6th Maine Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Third Brigade (about 400 feet away); 49th Pennsylvania Infantry (about 500 feet away); 5th Wisconsin Volunteers (about 600 feet away); Battery C, Massachusetts Light Artillery (about 800 feet away); First Vermont Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles 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. 119th Pennsylvania at Gettysburg.
Also see . . .
1. 119th Pennsylvania Infantry. A history of the Regiment. (Submitted on August 6, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. 119th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument. The regiment numbered 466 men at Gettysburg and, being lightly engaged, suffered only minor losses. (Submitted on August 6, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
3. 119th Pennsylvania Monument. SIRIS entry for the monument. (Submitted on April 11, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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