53rd Pennsylvania Infantry

53rd Pennsylvania Infantry (HMA5W)

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

N 39° 47.711', W 77° 14.819'

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4th Brigade, 1st Division

— 2nd Corps —

(Front):
53rd
Pennsylvania Infantry,
4th Brigade, 1st Division,
2nd Corps.

July 2. About 5 p.m. the regiment deployed with the Brigade on the northerly side of, and charged through, the Wheatfield, driving the enemy, and continuing the advance to this position, holding it until ordered to retire.

July 3. In position with Division on left centre, carried into action 135 officers and men.

Killed. Men 7
Wounded Officers 11, men 56
Captured or missing 6
Total 80.

(Left):
Recruited in the counties of Montgomery, Chester, Huntingdon, Blair, Centre, Clearfield, Union, Carbon, Luzerne, Potter, Juniata, Northumberland, and Westmoreland.

Mustered in, November 7, 1881.
Re-enlisted, December 22, 1863.
Mustered out, June 30, 1865.
Total enrollment, 2080.
Killed and died of wounds, officers 4, men 196.
Wounded, officers 31, men 506.
Captured or missing, officers 3. Men 163.
Total 903.

(Right):
Yorktown, Peach Orchard, Fair Oaks, Gaines Mill, Savage's Station, White Oak Swamp, Malvern Hill, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Britstoe Station, Mine Run, Wilderness, Spottsylvania, North Anna, Totopotomy, Cold Harbor, Petersburg, Strawberry Plains, Deep Bottom, Reams' Station, Hatcher's Run, South Side R.R., Farmville, Appomattox.
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HM NumberHMA5W
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Year Placed1889
Placed ByCommonwealth of Pennsylvania
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 1:09pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 307617 N 4407440
Decimal Degrees39.79518333, -77.24698333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 47.711', W 77° 14.819'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 47' 42.66" N, 77° 14' 49.14" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 575-599 Brooke Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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