90th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers

90th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers (HMAAP)

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

N 39° 48.38', W 77° 14.099'

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2nd Brigade, 2nd Division

— 1st Corps —

90th Regiment Penn'a Vols.
of Philadelphia
2nd Brig. 2nd Div. 1st Corps.
was heavily engaged July 1st 1863 on Oak
Ridge and Mummasburg Road where the
granite tree monument stands. Upon retirement
of the Corps, it was formed in line of battle
on Cemetery Hill, supporting a battery. On the
evening of July 2nd, was ordered to this
position and deployed as skirmishers, advancing
beyond the Emmitsburg Road. The Confederate
General Barksdale, who had fallen
mortally wounded in the attack upon the
3rd Corps, was found upon the field and
carried to the rear by men of this reg't. After
dark the reg't returned to Cemetery Hill.
On the 3rd it moved to the east or rear of
Cemetery Hill, in support of the 12th Corps,
engaged on Culp's Hill, then to the support
of batteries upon the brow of the hill, and
soon after, at the time of assault upon the
2nd Corps, the reg't changed position on
the double quick and joined their line
of battle at Zeigler's Grove, as indicated
the eagle monument there.

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HM NumberHMAAP
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Year Placed1889
Placed ByCommonwealth of Pennsylvania
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Date Added Monday, September 29th, 2014 at 12:14pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 308675 N 4408652
Decimal Degrees39.80633333, -77.23498333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 48.38', W 77° 14.099'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 48' 22.80" N, 77° 14' 5.94" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 201 Hancock Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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