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150th Pennsylvania Infantry – Pennsylvania Memorial at Gettysburg

Posted By on April 16, 2011

(Part  20 of an ongoing series on the Battle of Gettysburg).  Around the base of the Pennsylvania Memorial at Gettysburg are a series of plaques which, by regiment and company, note the names of every soldier who was present at the Battle of Gettysburg.  This post will present the plaque recognizing the men who served in the 150th Pennsylvania Infantry.  By clicking on the plaque it should enlarge so the names can be more clearly read.  Following the plaque is a list of the men who have thus far been identified as eligible for inclusion in this Civil War Research Project who, it is believed, served for a time in the 150th Pennsylvania Infantry .  Not all the names may appear on the Pennsylvania Memorial plaques.  If a name does not appear, it could be that the soldier did serve in the 150th Pennsylvania Infantry, but was not part of the regiment during its days at Gettysburg – or it could mean that the soldier was erroneous included in the 150th Pennsylvania Infantry list.  There could also be errors on the plaque.  Readers are invited to submit comments about any names appearing below, or on the plaque, especially if they believe the soldier was from the Lykens Valley area and should be included in this study.

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Men from the Lykens Valley area who probably served in the 150th Pennsylvania Infantry:

James Haskins

Information for this post was taken from the files of the Civil War Research Project.  A separate digital file is kept on each of the above-named men.  Information is sought on any men from the Lykens Valley area who were soldiers or sailors during the Civil War.


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One Response to “150th Pennsylvania Infantry – Pennsylvania Memorial at Gettysburg”

  1. Joseph Querns says:

    Pvt. Edward Steere was shot through both legs. He would not let them amputate the one leg that was the worse off. He kept the leg that was then shorter then the other. This what his granddaugther who is my Mother told me. He was born in England and he and his brother joined the Union army to help get their citizenship. Part of his story that was told to me. As he laid wounded he was given water by a confederate soldier. His name is on the plaque. Co.A 150th Regt.

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