106th Pennsylvania Volunteers

106th Pennsylvania Volunteers (HMBAL)

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

N 39° 48.696', W 77° 14.396'

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2nd Brigade, 2nd Division

— 2nd Corps —

(Front):
106 Regiment
Pennsylvania Volunteers
2d Brigade 2d Division
2d Corps
July 2d and 3d 1863.
Took into action
23 officers 263 men.
Loss.
Killed 1 officer 10 men.
Wounded 10 officers 49 men.
Missing 2 men.
Total 11 officers 61 men. 72.

106 Pennsylvania
Lieut. Colonel Wm L. Curry.
Erected by the Regimental Association

(Left):
July 2d
Morning.
Companies A & B on skirmish line.
Co. B. by order of Gen. Meade, ad-
vanced and uncovered enemy's posi-
tion on Seminary Ridge.

Afternoon
Co. B advanced to Bliss House.
Held by 16th Miss. where it was
repulsed loosing 1 officer, 11 men.

Later.
In connection with 4 companies of
12th N.J. again advanced and cap-
tured the Bliss House & number
of prisoners.

2d Brigade
Brig. Gen. Alex. S. Webb.

(Right):
July 2d
Evening.
The regiment assisted in repelling the
charge of Wright's Georgia Brigade.
Made a countercharge to the Emmitts-
burg Road, recapturing the guns of
Browns Rhode Island Battery,
and captured 250 prisoners, including
Col. Gibson wounded, 5 captains and
15 lieutenants of the 48th Georgia.

The regiment except companies A
and B and a detail of fifty men &
three officers was subsequently
ordered to reinforce the Eleventh
Corps and was assigned position
on East Cemetery Hill, supporting
Battery, where it remained during
the battle.

2d Corps
Maj. General W.S. Hancock.

(Back):
July 3d
The regiment with Eleventh Corps
on East Cemetery Hill, except
Companies A. B. and a detail of
fifty men from the other companies
who remained with Brigade at
this point and assisted to repel
Picketts charge.

The regiment also participated
in the following battles.
Fair Oaks, Savage Station, Malvern
Hill, Antietam, Fredericksburg,
Locust Grove, Wilderness, Po River,
Spottsylvania, Cold Harbor, Peters-
burg, Weldon R.R., Reams Station,
Boydton Road, Hatchers Run.
1861-1865

2d Division
Brig. Gen. John Gibbon.
Details
HM NumberHMBAL
Tags
Year Placed1884
Placed By106th Pennsylvania Regimental Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 5:57pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 308266 N 4409247
Decimal Degrees39.81160000, -77.23993333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 48.696', W 77° 14.396'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 48' 41.76" N, 77° 14' 23.76" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 876-998 Emmitsburg Rd, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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