Company K, First Pennsylvania Reserves

Company K, First Pennsylvania Reserves (HMBRQ)

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

N 39° 49.837', W 77° 13.879'

  • 0 likes
  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
  • 128 views
Inscription

(Thirteenth Regiment)

(Center Main Plaque):
Company K
First Pennsylvania Reserves
(Thirteenth Regiment)
First (McCandless') Brigade
Third (Crawford's) Division
Fifth (Sykes') Corps
Army of the Potomac

Mustered into Pennsylvania service
June 8, 1861

Mustered into Federal service
July 26, 1861

Mustered Out
June 10, 1864

(Center, Lower Plaque):
This monument was erected in 1991 by the Adams County Company K Memorial Committee as a remembrance of the more than 2,000 Adams Countians who participated in the American Civil War, waged between 1861 and 1865 in a successful effort to preserve the Federal Union.

(Right Wing Plaque):
Recruited in Adams County, the men of Company K participated in eight battles: Mechanicsville, Gaines Mill, Glendale, South Mountain, Gettysburg, Wilderness, Spotsylvania, and Bethesda Church.

The casualties sustained were 17 who died in service and 23 who were wounded.

(Left Wing Plaque):
During the Battle of Gettysburg on July 2, 1863, the men of Company K, in the center of the First Reserves, helped to repulse the Confederate attempt to seize Little Round Top, possession of which was the key to victory in the battle.

(Right and Left sides):
(Roster of Company K)
Details
HM NumberHMBRQ
Tags
Year Placed1991
Placed ByThe Adams County Company K Memorial Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 7:05am PDT -07:00
Pictures
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 309056 N 4411339
Decimal Degrees39.83061667, -77.23131667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 49.837', W 77° 13.879'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 49' 50.22" N, 77° 13' 52.74" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1 Baltimore St, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. Is this marker part of a series?
  2. What historical period does the marker represent?
  3. What historical place does the marker represent?
  4. What type of marker is it?
  5. What class is the marker?
  6. What style is the marker?
  7. Does the marker have a number?
  8. This marker needs at least one picture.
  9. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  10. Is the marker in the median?