142d Pennsylvania Infantry

142d Pennsylvania Infantry (HM9WD)

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

N 39° 49.964', W 77° 15.051'

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1st Brigade, 3rd Division

— 1st Corps —

(Front):
142d
Pennsylvania
Infantry
1st Brigade
3rd Division
1st Corps

(Back Left of Cross):
Present at Gettysburg 336 Officers & Men
Killed & died of wounds 4 officers 27 men
Wounded 10 officers 100 men
Captured or missing 2 officers 68 men
Total loss 211

(Back Right of Cross):
Total enrollment 995
Total loss 809
Killed & died of wounds 7 officers & 133 men
Wounded 21 officers 409 men
Died of disease etc. 81 men
Captured or missing 2 officers 150 men

(Back of Cross):
July 1 a.m. marched from near Emmitsburg reaching this field via Willoughby Run. Formed line facing northward. Occupied this position. Changed to support artillery. Reformed here & engaged a brigade composed of then 26, 27 & 52 N.C. Infantry. In the afternoon outflanked & retired firing into a position near the Seminary here. Engaged a Brigade composed of the 1, 12, 13 & 14 S.C. Infantry. After a gallant fight again outflanked & retired to Cemetery Hill. July 2 in position at Cemetery Hill. July 3 moved half a mile to the left & exposed to the artillery fire of the enemy.

Recruited in Mercer, Westmoreland, Somerset, Union, Monroe, Pike, Fayette, Venango & Luzerne Counties.

Mustered in Aug. 1862
Mustered out May 29, 1865
Fredericksburg
Chancellorsville
Gettysburg
Wilderness
Spotsylvania
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Totopotomoy
Bethesda Church
Cold Harbor
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Weldon Railroad
Poplar Spring Church
Hatcher's Run
Dabney's Mill
Boydton Road
Five Forks
Appomattox
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HM NumberHM9WD
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Year Placed1889
Placed ByCommonwealth of Pennsylvania
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 18th, 2014 at 6:11am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 307391 N 4411616
Decimal Degrees39.83273333, -77.25085000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 49.964', W 77° 15.051'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 49' 57.84" N, 77° 15' 3.06" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 72-198 Reynolds Ave S, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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