73rd Pennsylvania Infantry

73rd Pennsylvania Infantry (HMB9V)

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

N 39° 49.312', W 77° 13.753'

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1st Brigade, 2nd Division

— 11th Corps —

(Front):
73rd Penna Infantry

July 2nd in the morning took position in
the cemetery. At dusk moved hastily to
this position and in a severe contest
assisted in repulsing a desperate
assault on these batteries.

(Left):
11th Corps.

Present at Gettysburg
14 officers 318 men
Killed 7 men Wounded 27 men

Organized at Philadelphia
Mustered in Sept. 19 1861
Re enlisted Jan. 1 1864
Mustered out July 14 1865

Total enrollment 1260
Killed and died of wounds 5 officers 96 men
Died of disease 114 men
Wounded 18 officers 303 men
Captured or missing 11 officers 160 men
Total 34 officers 573 men

July 1st the regiment arrived on
Cemetery Hill at 2 p.m. and at a later hour
moved into the town near the square
to cover the retreat of the corps.

(Right):
1st Brigade 2nd Division

Cross Keys - Resaca
Rappahannock River - New Hope Church
Groveton - Pine Knob
2nd Bull Run - Kenesaw Mountain
Chancellorsville - Peach Tree Creek
Gettysburg - Atlanta
Wauhatchie - March to the Sea
Missionary Ridge - Savannah
Rock Face Ridge - Durham Station (Surrender)

July 3rd returned to its former
position in the Cemetery and assisted
in repulsing the enemy's final assault.

(Back:): 73rd
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HM NumberHMB9V
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Year Placed1889
Placed ByCommonwealth of Pennsylvania
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Date Added Friday, October 3rd, 2014 at 9:45pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 309212 N 4410363
Decimal Degrees39.82186667, -77.22921667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 49.312', W 77° 13.753'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 49' 18.72" N, 77° 13' 45.18" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 732-770 Baltimore St, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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