26th Pennsylvania Emergency Infantry

26th Pennsylvania Emergency Infantry (HM9TS)

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

N 39° 49.857', W 77° 14.218'

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26th Pennsylvania Emergency Infantry
Organized at Harrisburg and volunteered for the emergency
Mustered into United States service June 22 1863
Mustered out July 30 1863
Co. A recruited from Pennsylvania College and Gettysburg
Total enrollment 743
Captured and missing at Gettysburg Campaign
176 officers and men
The first Union regiment to engage the Confederates
at Gettysburg and delaying their advance one day

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Reached Gettysburg June 25 in advance of the Army of the Potomac on the morning of June 26. Marched out the Chambersburg Pike and met the rebel column at Marsh Creek and forced by overwhelming numbers to withdraw. In the afternoon on the Hunterstown Road had a severe engagement with the Rebel cavalry inflicting upon them some loss. Reached Harrisburg June 28 having marched sixty consecutive hours and skirmished with the enemy. June 30 advanced from Harrisburg after the Rebels in retreat.
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HM NumberHM9TS
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Year Placed1892
Placed ByCommonwealth of Pennsylvania
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Date Added Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 11:22am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 308574 N 4411388
Decimal Degrees39.83095000, -77.23696667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 49.857', W 77° 14.218'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 49' 51.42" N, 77° 14' 13.08" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2-20 Lincoln Highway, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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