68th Pennsylvania Infantry

68th Pennsylvania Infantry (HM8DW)

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

N 39° 48.084', W 77° 14.95'

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Scott Legion

— 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Third Corps —

(Front):
This monument marks
the left of the Regiment while supporting
Clark's Battery
July 2nd 1863.

The right resting 150 feet north as indicated
by flank marker. In the afternoon the
Regiment advanced southward into the
Peach Orchard where its other monument
stands and engaged the enemy
July 3rd and 4th
the Regiment was in line with the Division
on left centre.
Present at Gettysburg
383 officers and men.
Killed 3 officers and 10 men
Wounded 9 officers and 117 men
Captured or missing 13 men

(Left):
Recruited in the counties of
Philadelphia
Montgomery and Chester
Mustered in September 2nd 1862
Mustered out June 9th 1865
Total enrollment 1049
Killed and died of wounds.
10 officers, 58 men, Total 68
Wounded
11 officers and 155 men, Total 166
Captured or Missing
3 officers 100 men, Total 103

(Right):
Fredericksburg
Chancellorsville
Gettysburg
Wapping Heights
Auburn
Kelly's Ford
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Mine Run
Wilderness
Guinea Station
Petersburg
Details
HM NumberHM8DW
Tags
Year Placed1888
Placed ByCommonwealth of Pennsylvania
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 6:16pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 307447 N 4408134
Decimal Degrees39.80140000, -77.24916667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 48.084', W 77° 14.95'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 48' 5.04" N, 77° 14' 57.00" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 744 Wheatfield Rd, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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