4th Michigan Infantry

4th Michigan Infantry (HM9C1)

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

N 39° 47.77', W 77° 14.635'

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Inscription
(Front):
4th Michigan Inf.try
2nd Brig. 1st Div. 5th Corps.
participated in 53 skirmishes and general engagements
from Bull Run Va. July 21st 1861 to Appomattox Va. April 9th 1865.

(Back):
Mustered in at Adrian Mich.
June 20th 1861
Veterans consolidated with
First Mich. Infantry June 30th 1864.

Total enrollment 1325 officers and men.
Killed in action - officers 8 - men 115
Died of wounds - officers 4 - men 50
died of disease - officers 1 - men 95
Total 273

This monument marks the position held by the regiment July 2nd 1863
Present for duty -27 officers - 376 men - Total 403
Killed 1 officer 24 men. Wounded 9 officers 55 men. Missing 1 officer 75 men. Total 165.
Colonel Harrison H. Jeffords fell mortally wounded at this point.
Thrust through with a bayonet in recapturing the colors of his regiment.
'From his bosom that heaved, the last torrent that was streaming,
and pale was his visage, deep marked with a scar.
And dim was that eye, once expressively beaming,
that melted in love, and that kindled in war.
Details
HM NumberHM9C1
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Year Placed1889
Placed ByState of Michigan
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 9th, 2014 at 5:12pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 307882 N 4407542
Decimal Degrees39.79616667, -77.24391667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 47.77', W 77° 14.635'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 47' 46.20" N, 77° 14' 38.10" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 300-308 DeTrobriand Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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