14th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry

14th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry (HM9OB)

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

N 39° 48.828', W 77° 14.126'

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Inscription
(Around Base):
14. Conn.
2, Brig.
Left Centre of Regt.
3, Div.
2, A.C.
(Front Plaque):
The 14th Conn. Vol. Inf. left
Connecticut August 25, 1862;
was assigned to the
Army of the Potomac, Sept. 7, 1862,
and mustered out May 31, 1865.
The regiment was engaged in
34 great battles and severe skirmishes
including
Antietam, Fredericksburg,
Chancellorsville, Gettysburg,
Wilderness, Spottyslvania,
Cold Harbor, Petersburg and
Appomattox.
Losses, in killed and died in the service, 366;
in wounded and disabled many hundreds,
original muster, 1015; Recruits 697.
Final muster of original members,
present and absent, 234, Pro patria.
This monument
erected by the survivors, July 3, 1884.

(Back Plaque):
The 14th C.V. reached the vicinity of Gettysburg at evening July 1st 1863, and held this position July 2nd 3rd and 4th The regt. took part in the repulse of Longstreet's grand charge on the 3rd capturing in their immediate front more than 200 prisoners and five battle-flags. They also, on the 3rd captured from the enemy's sharp-shooters the Bliss buildings in their far front, and held them until ordered to burn them. Men in action 160. Killed and wounded 62.
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HM NumberHM9OB
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Year Placed1884
Placed BySurvivors of the 14th Connecticut Volunteer Infantry
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 6:17pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 308657 N 4409481
Decimal Degrees39.81380000, -77.23543333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 48.828', W 77° 14.126'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 48' 49.68" N, 77° 14' 7.56" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 8900 Hancock Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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