109th Pennsylvania Infantry

109th Pennsylvania Infantry (HM8YX)

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

N 39° 49.016', W 77° 13.158'

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2nd Brigade

— 1st Division, 12th Corps —

(Front):
109th Panna.
Infantry.
2d Brigade,
2nd Division, 12th Corps
July 1. 2. 3.
1863

(Left):
July 1st. The regiment arrived within two miles of Gettysburg about 5 p.m. and took position on the left of the Baltimore Pike. July 2d. it moved here and built these works. In the evening it was withdrawn with the Brigade, and returning in the night. Found the works in the possession of the enemy. When it formed at right angles to this line behind a ledge of rocks to the left and rear of this position designated by a marker. After severe fighting on the morning of the 3rd., this line was re-captured and held until the close of the battle.

(Back):
Curtin Light Guards.
Recruited in Philadelphia.
Mustered in December 1861.
Re-enlisted January 1864.
Consolidated March 31st. 1865 with the
111th Pennsylvania
Infantry which
was mustered out
July 19th. 1865.

(Right):
Went into action with 149 officers and men. Killed 1 color sergeant and 2 men. Wounded 1 color sergeant and 5 men. Captured or missing 1 man. Total 10.
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HM NumberHM8YX
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Year Placed1889
Placed ByCommonwealth of Pennsylvania
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Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 6:41pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 310047 N 4409795
Decimal Degrees39.81693333, -77.21930000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 49.016', W 77° 13.158'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 49' 0.96" N, 77° 13' 9.48" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 401-411 Slocum Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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