“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Markers and Monuments along Stone and Merideth Avenues.
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By Craig Swain, August 16, 2008
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1Pennsylvania (Adams County), Cumberland Township — 149th Pennsylvania Infantry — 1st Regiment Bucktail Brigade — 2nd Brigade 3rd Division 1st Corps —
(Front):149th Pennsylvania Infantry (1st Reg. Bucktail Brigade) 2d Brig. 3rd Div. 1st Corps. (Right Side): July 1st. The Regiment held this position from 11:30 a.m. until the Corps retired, resisting several assaults of the enemy, . . . — Map (db m53911) HM
2Pennsylvania (Adams County), Cumberland Township — Second Brigade — Third Division - First Corps — Army of the Potomac —
Army of the Potomac First Corps Third Division Second Brigade Col. Roy Stone, Col. Langhorne Wister Col. Edmund L. Dana 143d. 149th. 150th. Pennsylvania Infantry July 1 Arrived and went into position at the McPherson building between Reynolds's . . . — Map (db m12392) HM
3Pennsylvania (Adams County), Cumberland Township — Gettysburg Campaign
The Battle of Gettysburg began here the morning of July 1, 1863, when Union cavalry scouts under Gen. Buford met Gen. Hill's army advancing from the west. Arrival of Gen. Ewell's army that afternoon drove Union troops to south of the town. — Map (db m5810) HM
4Pennsylvania (Adams County), Cumberland Township — McPherson Barn
This barn was used as a hospital and sheltered the wounded of the Union and Confederate armies July 1. 2. 3. 1863 — Map (db m12662) HM
5Pennsylvania (Adams County), Cumberland Township — 150th Pennsylvania Infantry — 2d Regiment Bucktail Brigade — 2d Brigade, 3d Division, 1st Corps —
(Front):150th. Penna. Infantry. (2d. Regt. Bucktail Brigade.) 2d. Brig. 3d. Div. 1st. Corps. (Left Side): July 1 the Regiment held this position from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Present at Gettysburg 397. Killed and mortally wounded 53. . . . — Map (db m12420) HM
6Pennsylvania (Adams County), Cumberland Township — 95th New York Infantry — July 1st, 1863 — 10 a.m. —
95th N.Y. Infantry July 1st, 1863. 10 a.m. — Map (db m15141) HM
7Pennsylvania (Adams County), Cumberland Township — John Burns
"My thanks are specially due to a citizen of Gettysburg named John Burns who although over seventy years of age shouldered his musket and offered his services to Colonel Wister One Hundred and Fiftieth Pennsylvania Volunteers. Colonel Wister advised . . . — Map (db m12424) HM
8Pennsylvania (Adams County), Cumberland Township — 14th (Brooklyn) Infantry N.Y.S.M. — (84th New York Volunteers) — 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 1st Corps —
14th. (Brooklyn) Infantry N.Y.S.M. (84th. N.Y. Volunteers) 2nd. Brigade, 1st. Division, 1st. Corps. —————Here, in the forenoon, July 1st. 1863, the Regiment opened fire on A.P. Hill's Corps; afterwards charged . . . — Map (db m12440) HM
9Pennsylvania (Adams County), Cumberland Township — 7th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment — Iron Brigade
(Front):7th Wis. Vol. Inft'y 1st Brigade, 1st Div. 1st Corps. ———— This monument marks one of the advanced positions of the Regt in battle July 1st 1863 It went into action with 370, and lost Killed . . . — Map (db m12450) HM
10Pennsylvania (Adams County), Cumberland Township — 2nd Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry — Iron Brigade — July 1st, 1863 —
(Front):2nd Reg. Wis. Vol. Inf. 1st Brigade 1st Division 1st Corps ——— Position July 2 & 3 on Culp's Hill (Left Side):Effective strength July 1st 1863 302 ——— Killed 26 Wounded 155 Missing 52 . . . — Map (db m12591) HM
11Pennsylvania (Adams County), Cumberland Township — First Brigade — First Division - First Corps — Army of the Potomac —
Army of the Potomac First Corps First Division First Brigade Brig. Gen. Solomon Meredith Col. William W. Robinson 19th. Indiana, 24th. Michigan 2d. 6th. 7th. Wisconsin Infantry July 1 Arrived at 10 a.m. went into position and charged Brig. Gen. . . . — Map (db m12626) HM
12Pennsylvania (Adams County), Cumberland Township — 24th Michigan Infantry Regiment — 1st (Iron) Brigade — 1st Division. 1st Corps —
(Front):24th. Mich. 1st. (Iron) Brig. 1st. Div. 1st. Corps. (Left Side):July 1st. 1863.Arriving upon the field to the south of these woods in the forenoon of July 1st. this regiment with others of the Brigade, (2nd. and 7th Wisconsin . . . — Map (db m12635) HM
13Pennsylvania (Adams County), Cumberland Township — Archer's Brigade — Heth's Division - Hill's Corps — Army of Northern Virginia —
C.S.A. Army of Northern Virginia Hill's Corps Heth's Division Archer's Brigade 5th. Battalion and 13th. Alabama 1st. 7th. 14th. Tennessee Infantry July 1 The Brigade moved from Cashtown early in the morning toward Gettysburg. After a march of . . . — Map (db m12643) HM
14Pennsylvania (Adams County), Cumberland Township — Twenty-Sixth North Carolina Regiment — Pettigrew's Brigade - Heth's Division — Hill's Corps - Army of Northern Virginia —
Twenty-Sixth North Carolina Regiment Pettigrew's Brigade Heth's Division Hill's Corps Army of Northern Virginia ——————— Henry King Burgwyn, Jr. Colonel John Thomas Jones Major John Randolph Lane . . . — Map (db m12658) HM
15Pennsylvania (Adams County), Cumberland Township — 19th Indiana Infantry Regiment
(Front):July 1, 1863. ———— 1st Corps Gen. J.F. Reynolds, Killed 1st Div. Gen. J.S. Wadsworth. 1st Brig. [Iron] Gen. S. Meredith, Wounded ———— Iron Brigade 2th, 6th, & 7th Wis. 19th Ind. & 24th . . . — Map (db m12661) HM
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