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Monuments at Gettysburg – 49th Pennsylvania Infantry

| October 28, 2014

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 […]

Monuments at Pennsylvania – 46th Pennsylvania Infantry

| October 23, 2014

The 46th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument at Gettysburg is located southeast of Gettysburg on Slocum Avenue on Culp’s Hill.  It was dedicated in September 1889 as part of the installment of multiple monuments to Pennsylvania regiments.  The drawing of the monument (above) is from the Philadelphia Inquirer‘s coverage of the monument dedications.  A view of the […]

Monuments at Gettysburg – 42nd Pennsylvania Infantry

| October 21, 2014

The 42nd Pennsylvania Infantry (13th Pennsylvania Reserves or Bucktails) Monument at Gettysburg is located south of the town of Gettysburg on the summit of Big Round Top.  It was not dedicated until September 1890 due to the conflict between what the regiment wanted (a memorial hall for all the reserve units) and the Pennsylvania governor […]

Monuments at Gettysburg – 41st Pennsylvania Infantry

| October 16, 2014

The 41st Pennsylvania Infantry (12th Pennsylvania Reserves) Monument at Gettysburg is located south of the town of Gettysburg on the summit of Big Round Top.  It was not dedicated until September 1890 due to the conflict between what the regiment wanted (a memorial hall for all the reserve units) and the Pennsylvania governor who vetoed […]

Monuments at Gettysburg – 39th Pennsylvania Infantry

| October 14, 2014

The 39th Pennsylvania Infantry (10th Pennsylvania Reserves) Monument at Gettysburg is located south of Gettysburg on Confederate Avenue at the foot of Big Round Top.  It was not ready for the Pennsylvania Day ceremonies of 1889 and therefore was dedicated in 1890.  The view of the Monument pictured above is from Steven Recker’s Virtual Gettysburg […]