112th Infantry RegimentOrganized in 1921, the 112th is part of the famed 28th Div., the oldest continuous infantry division in the US Army. The 112th, previously known as the 16th, has origins in the storied 83rd PVI regiment formed in Erie in 1861 during the Civil War. It served in the Spanish-American War, WWI, and Iraq and was awarded Presidential Unit Citations in WWII and Korea. For 90 years 112th units served at Erie Armory, A National Register-listed property.
|Placed By||Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, Erie Insurance|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 at 6:01pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17T E 576257 N 4664894|
|Decimal Degrees||42.13245000, -80.07730000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 42° 7.947', W 80° 4.638'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||42° 7' 56.82" N, 80° 4' 38.28" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Which side of the road?||Marker is on the right when traveling West|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 344 E 6th St, Erie PA 16507, US|
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