90th Pennsylvania Volunteers

90th Pennsylvania Volunteers (HM9F4)

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

N 39° 49.015', W 77° 14.061'

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2nd Brigade, 2nd Division

— First Corps —

(Around the middle step):
90th P.V.
Second Brig.
2nd Division
First Corps

(Front):
This Regiment recruited in Phila.
responded to the first call April
6, 1861. Served until Aug. 9, as the
9th P.V. Reorganized Oct 1, 1861, as
the 90th P.V. Serving the
First and Fifth
Corps, and participating in all
the important battles of the
Army of the Potomac until
mustered out Nov. 26, 1864.
Non sibi sed patraie

(Right):
Erected by the "Survivors Association" aided by grateful friends to commemorate the valor and patriotism of our honored dead, and the cause for which they and their comrades fought. This monument marks the position of the 90th Penna. Volunteers of Philada. July 3rd 1863. Col. Peter Lyle, commanding the 1st Brigade, Major A.J. Sellers, the Regiment. July 1st from one to three o'clock P.M. the Regiment fought on the extreme right of the 1st Corps on Seminary (Oak) Ridge as indicated by its monument there. Eight companies being refused facing the Mummasburg Road. It there engaged Page's Va. Confederate battery and O'Neal's Ala. Brigade of Rodes' Division until its ammunition was exhausted. Losing 11 men killed and mortally wounded, 44 wounded, 39 captured and missing. Total 94 out of 208 engaged. Three regiments of Iverson's North Carolina Confederate infantry were captured on our Brigade front.

July 2nd it occupied Cemetery Hill and in the evening moved to left of 2nd Corps, returning during the evening to this position.

(Left)
Fraternity, Charity,
Loyalty

(Back):
Buck & Ball
Caliber 69.
Details
HM NumberHM9F4
Tags
Year Placed1888
Placed By90th Pennsylvania Survivors Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 5th, 2014 at 2:11pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 308759 N 4409825
Decimal Degrees39.81691667, -77.23435000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 49.015', W 77° 14.061'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 49' 0.90" N, 77° 14' 3.66" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100 Cyclorama Dr, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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