51st Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry

51st Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (HM13I0)

Location: Sharpsburg, MD 21782 Washington County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 27.039', W 77° 43.889'

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Inscription
(Front Inscription):
The 51st Regt. P. V.
was organized Sept. 1861
By Col. afterwards,
Maj. Gen. John F. Hartranft
its leader in many battles and in
this charge
Mustered out July 1865
Engaged in 20 battles or minor
combats and numerous skirmishes
Total death roll 214


(Left Inscription):
Omitted.
Private Charles Keyser, Co. A.
5th Sergt. Richard J. Williams, Co B.
8th Corp. George W. Bird, Co B.
Private David S. Hutman Co B.
Private Henry C. Unicore, Co B.

(Rear Inscription):
Erected
by the survivors of the
51st Regt. Pa. Vol.
To commemorate their
comrades who fell in
taming this bridge in the
battle between the Federal
and Confederate forces
Sept. 17, 1862.


(Right Inscription):
The following comrades were killed
Lieut. Col Thomas S. Bell
Private James Coulston, Co. A.
Private William Somerlot, Co. A.
1st Lieut. Davis Hunsicker, Co C.
Private David McKane, Co. C.
Private Simon P. Emerly, Co. C.
Private John Hallowell, Co. C.
Private George Mayberry, Co. D.
Private William Comer, Co. F.
Private Henry S. Lentz, Co. F.
Private Henry Shultz, Co. F.
Private James Downling, Co. G.
Private Miles Dillen, Co. G.
Private William Wenrton, Co G.
Private Wallis Wiggins, Co G.
1st Lieut. Jacob C. Beaver, Co. _
1st Sergt. Matthew Vandine, Co. _
Private Isaac Beck, Co. _
Private Edward Bear, Co. I.
Private Levi Marks, Co. I.
Private Isaac Wites, Co. I.
Private Thomas P. Davis, Co. _
Sergt. Albert Snyle, Co. _
and 84 others wounded.
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Details
HM NumberHM13I0
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Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 1:59am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 264966 N 4370348
Decimal Degrees39.45065000, -77.73148333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 27.039', W 77° 43.889'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 27' 2.34" N, 77° 43' 53.34" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2932 Union Advance Trail, Sharpsburg MD 21782, US
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