1st Regiment Minnesota Volunteers

1st Regiment Minnesota Volunteers (HMANS)

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

N 39° 48.629', W 77° 14.165'

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1st Brigade, 2nd Division

— 2nd Corps —

1st Reg. Minnesota
Vols.
1st Brigade, 2d Div.
2d Corps.
Erected by State of Minnesota

On July 3rd 1863 the survivors of this Regiment
(See large monument 1/3 mile south of this)
aided here in repelling Pickett's Charge and ran hence to
the aid of Webb's Brigade taking a conspicuous part in the
counter-charge which successfully ended the conflict
losing then 17 additional killed and wounded and capturing
Confederate flag. There captains Nathan S. Messick and
Wilson B. Farrell successfully commanding the regiment, were killed.
Total killed and wounded in the battle 232, out of 330 engaged.
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HM NumberHMANS
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Year Placed1893
Placed ByState of Minnesota
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Date Added Thursday, October 2nd, 2014 at 9:53am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 308593 N 4409115
Decimal Degrees39.81048333, -77.23608333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 48.629', W 77° 14.165'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 48' 37.74" N, 77° 14' 9.90" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9530 Hancock Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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