Second Massachusetts Infantry

Second Massachusetts Infantry (HM8T3)

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

N 39° 48.809', W 77° 12.972'

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Inscription
(Front):
From the hill behind this monument on
the morning of July third 1863 the
Second Massachusetts Infantry
made an assault upon the Confederate
troops in the works at the base of Culp's
Hill opposite. The regiment carried to
the charge 22 officers and 294 enlisted
men. It lost 4 officers and 41 enlisted
men killed and mortally wounded and 6
officers and 84 enlisted men wounded.
To perpetuate the honored memories of
that hour the survivors of the Regiment
have raised this stone. 1879.

(Back):
Lieut. Col. Charles R. Mudge · Captain Thomas R. Robeson
Captain Thomas B. Fox · Lieut. Henry V.D. Stone
Color Bearers - Leavitt C. Durgin · Rupert J Sadler · Steven Cody
First Sergeant Alonzo J. Babcock - Sergeant William H. Blunt

Corporals
Charles Burdett · Jeremiah S. Hall · Ruel Whittier
Theodore S. Butters · Patrick Heoy · Gordon S. Wilson

Privates
Samuel T. Alton · James T. Edmunds · Charles Kiernan
George M. Bailey · William H. Ela · William Marshall
Henry C. Ball · John E. Farrington · Frederick Maynard
Wallace Bascom · Silas R. Foster · Andrew Nelson
John Briggs, Jr. · Willard Foster · Rufus A. Farker
David B. Brown · Joseph Furber · Philo H. Peck
William T. Bullard · Fritz Goetz · Sideny S. Prouty
James A. Chage · Daniel A. Hatch · Richard Seavers
Peter Conlan · John J. Jewett · Charles Trayner
John Derr · John Joy · David L. Wade
Details
HM NumberHM8T3
Tags
Year Placed1879
Placed ByState of Massachusetts
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 9:21pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 310303 N 4409405
Decimal Degrees39.81348333, -77.21620000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 48.809', W 77° 12.972'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 48' 48.54" N, 77° 12' 58.32" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2050 Colgrove Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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