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The 20th Massachusetts Infantry at Gettysburg
 
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By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
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1Pennsylvania (Adams County), Cumberland Township — 20th Massachusetts Infantry3rd Brigade, 2nd Division — 2nd Corps —
(Front):20th Mass. Infantry. 3rd Brig. 2nd Div. 2nd Corps. July 3rd 1863. (Back): This monument marks the position occupied by the Twentieth Massachusetts Infantry in line of battle July 2d & 3d 1863 until advanced to the front of the . . . Map (db m16284) HM WM
2Pennsylvania (Adams County), Cumberland Township — Twentieth Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry
The position of this regiment in line of battle was 125 yards S.S.W. which is represented by its monument. When Pickett's Division pierced the Union line this regiment retired by its right flank, faced left, and rushed up to this copse of . . . Map (db m16154) HM
 
 
  
  
  
 
Jun. 21, 2021