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Monuments at Gettysburg – 111th Pennsylvania Infantry

The 111th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument at Gettysburg is located southeast of the town of Gettysburg on Slocum Avenue.  It was dedicated in 1889 by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The drawing of the monument pictured above is from a Philadelphia Inquirer article of 11 September 1889. A picture of the monument can be seen on Stephen […]

Monuments at Gettysburg – 11th Pennsylvania Infantry

The 11th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument at Gettysburg is located northwest of Gettysburg on Doubleday Avenue.  It was dedicated on 3 September 1889 by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  The view of the monument pictured above is from Steven Recker’s Virtual Gettysburg Web Site which has more information about the monument and the 11th Pennsylvania Infantry. A […]

111th Pennsylvania Infantry – Pennsylvania Memorial at Gettysburg

(Part  28 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 […]

Joel Veatch – Right Arm Shot Off at Elbow

Joel Veatch was living in Williams Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, in 1890 and at that time he reported to the census that he was a Civil War veteran and that he incurred a disability as result of his service – his right arm was shot off at the elbow. The Pennsylvania Veterans’ File Card, shown […]

March 2015 Posts

A listing of the March 2015 posts on The Civil War Blog with direct links: Monuments at Gettysburg – 107th Pennsylvania Infantry Two Lost Men with a Lykens Township Connection Monuments at Gettysburg – 109th Pennsylvania Infantry February 2015 Posts Capt. James K. Helms of Schuylkill Haven & Pottsville Obituary of Albert G. Cummings – […]