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Monuments at Gettysburg – 68th Pennsylvania Infantry

| November 25, 2014

The 68th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument at Gettysburg is located on Emmitsburg Road near the Peach Orchard.  It is one of two monuments to this regiment and was the first to be erected and dedicated, by members of the regiment in 1886. The second monument, not pictured here, was dedicated by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in […]

Monuments at Gettysburg – 63rd Pennsylvania Infantry

| November 21, 2014

The 63rd Pennsylvania Infantry Monument at Gettysburg is located south of the town of Gettysburg on Emmitsburg Road.  It was dedicated on 11 September 1889, along with a large group of monuments paid for by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  The drawing of the monument (above) is from the Philadelphia Inquirer article describing the regimental histories […]

Monuments at Gettysburg – 62nd Pennsylvania Infantry

| November 18, 2014

The 62nd Pennsylvania Infantry Monument at Gettysburg is located south of the town of Gettysburg on DeTrobrand Avenue.  It was dedicated on 11 September 1889, along with a large group of monuments paid for by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  The drawing of the monument (above) is from the Philadelphia Inquirer article describing the regimental histories […]

Monuments at Gettysburg – 61st Pennsylvania Infantry

| November 14, 2014

The 61st Pennsylvania Infantry Monument at Gettysburg is southeast of the town of Gettysburg on Neil Avenue.  It was dedicated in 1888, a year prior to large group of monuments paid for by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  The drawing of the monument (above) is from the Philadelphia Inquirer article describing the regimental ceremonies.  For a […]

Monuments at Gettysburg – 57th Pennsylvania Infantry

| November 12, 2014

The 57th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument at Gettysburg is located in the yard of the Sherfy Farm on the Emmitsburg Road.  It was dedicated as part of the group of monuments paid for by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in 1889.  The drawing of the monument (above) is from the Philadelphia Inquirer article describing the monument dedications.  […]