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Monuments at Gettysburg – 95th Pennsylvania Infantry

The 95th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument at Gettysburg is located south of the town of Gettysburg on Wheatfield Road and east of Crawford Avenue.  It was dedicated in 1888 and turned over to the Memorial Association. The drawing of the monument pictured above is from a Philadelphia Inquirer article of 11 September 1889. A picture of the […]

Monuments at Gettysburg – 75th Pennsylvania Infantry

The 75th Pennsylvania Infantry first Monument at Gettysburg is located southeast of the town of Gettysburg in the cemetery.  It was dedicated in 1876 by the survivors of the regiment   A second monument is located on Howard Avenue and was dedicated in 1888 by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.  The drawing of the monument (above) was available […]

Monuments at Gettysburg – 35th Pennsylvania Infantry

The 35th Pennsylvania Infantry (6th Pennsylvania Reserves) Monument at Gettysburg is located south of Gettysburg at the Wheatfield.  It was dedicated in 1890, after the extensive number of battlefield monument dedications that took place in 1889 on the 25th Anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg.  The view of the monument pictured above is from Steve […]

Isaac Garber – 215th Pennsylvania Infantry & Regular Army

Isaac Garber LYKENS, 2 March 1933 — Isaac Garber, 83, Civil War veteran of this place and well known in this section, died at his home in South Second Street, Thursday morning at 12:15 following four years’ illness of complications. Mr. Garber was born in Lancaster and was a resident of Lykens for the past […]

75th Pennsylvania Infantry – Pennsylvania Memorial at Gettysburg

(Part 61 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 […]