24th Michigan Infantry Regiment

24th Michigan Infantry Regiment (HM85V)

Location: Gettysburg, PA 17325 Adams County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 50.094', W 77° 15.265'

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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 and 19th Indiana) charged across the stream in front (Willoughby's) to the crest beyond assisting in the capture of a large portion of Archer's Tennessee Brigade. It was then withdrawn to this position where it fought until the line was outflanked and forced back.

(Right Side):
Position July 2nd and 3rd on Culp's Hill. The regiment was raised in Wayne Co. Michigan and mustered into the U.S. service August 15th. 1862. Mustered out at Detroit June 30th. 1865.

(Back):
Went into action with
496 officers and men
Killed & mortally wounded
89
Otherwise wounded
218
Captured
56
Total casualties
363.
Five color bearers were
killed and all the color
guard killed or wounded
Details
HM NumberHM85V
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Year Placed1888
Placed ByState of Michigan
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 5:25pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 307091 N 4411864
Decimal Degrees39.83490000, -77.25441667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 50.094', W 77° 15.265'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 50' 5.64" N, 77° 15' 15.90" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 135-165 Stone-Meredith Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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