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Monuments at Gettysburg – 149th Pennsylvania Infantry

The 149th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument at Gettysburg is located on Chambersburg Road near the McPherson barn.  It was dedicated in 1888 by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The picture of the monument (above) is from Stephen Recker’s Virtual Gettysburg Web Site which has more information about the monument and the 149th Pennsylvania Infantry. A full description […]

Monuments at Gettysburg – 49th Pennsylvania Infantry

The 49th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument at Gettysburg is located south of the town of Gettysburg on Howe Road.  It was dedicated as part of the group of monuments paid for by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in 1889.  The view of the monument (above) is from a Philadelphia Inquirer article of 11 September 1889 on the festivities […]

149th Pennsylvania Infantry – Pennsylvania Memorial at Gettysburg

(Part  34 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 […]

49th Pennsylvania Infantry – Pennsylvania Memorial at Gettysburg

(Part  11 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 […]

Information Sought on Isaac B. Moyer, Buried at Hoffman Cemetery

A government-issue gravestone marks the burial place of Isaac B. Moyer at the St. Peter (Hoffman) Church Cemetery, Lykens Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania. The stone notes his service in the 49th Pennsylvania Infantry, Company I.  Also at the grave site is a bronze G.A.R.-star-flag-holder. A copy of the file card with information regarding the granting […]