139th Pennsylvania Infantry

139th Pennsylvania Infantry (HMATH)

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

N 39° 47.796', W 77° 14.273'

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3rd Brigade, 3rd Division

— 6th Corps —

(Front):
139th Pennsylvania
Infantry.
3rd. Brigade,
3rd. Division,
6th. Corps.

(Left):
Left Manchester, Md at 8 p.m. July 1st and arrives at Rock Creek on the Baltimore Pike at 2 p.m. of the 2d. Towards evening the brigade moved rapidly to the front to support the Union left, this regiment deploying on the right of Little Round Top, and advanced with the 1st. Brigade Penna Reserves driving the enemy into the Wheat Field.

Retired to and held this position until the evening of the 3rd. when the regiment moved with the Penna. Reserves and advanced about 900 yards to the position indicated by a Greek Cross tablet, and assisted in forcing the enemy back. Subsequently returned to this position. Present at Gettysburg 511. Killed and mortally wounded 4, wounded 16.

(Back):
Antietam. - Totopotomoy.
Fredericksburg. - Cold Harbor.
Marye's Hights. - Petersburg.
Salem Heights. - Fort Stevens.
Gettysburg. - Opequon.
Rappahanoock Station. - Fisher's Hill.
Mine Run. - Cedar Creek.
Wilderness. - Petersburg (Fort Fisher).
Spotsylvania. - Petersburg (assault).
North Anna. - Sailor's Creek.
Appomattox.

(Right):
Recruited in the counties of Allegheny, Armstrong, Mercer and Beaver.
Mustered in Sept. 1, 1862.
Mustered out June 21, 1865.

Total enrollment 1070.
Killed and died of wounds, 10 officers, 141 men.
Wounded, 36 officers, 424 men.
Died of disease & c. 5 officers, 29 men.
Captured or missing, 1 officer, 54 men.
Total 750.
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HM NumberHMATH
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Year Placed1889
Placed ByCommonwealth of Pennsylvania
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 11th, 2014 at 7:47am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 308400 N 4407577
Decimal Degrees39.79660000, -77.23788333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 47.796', W 77° 14.273'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 47' 47.76" N, 77° 14' 16.38" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2 Wheatfield Rd, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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