48th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry

48th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (HM40E)

Location: Sharpsburg, MD 21782 Washington County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 27.056', W 77° 44.405'

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(Front Inscription):
48th Pennsylvania
Volunteer Infantry

1st Brigade 2nd Division 9th Corps
Location 385 yards south 70 degrees east
Casualties at Antietam
Killed 8
Wounded 51
Missing 1
Total 60
Organized August September 1861
Mustered out July 17th 1865
Recruited in Schuylkill County
Battles Participated in
Newbern - Spotsylvania
Second Bull Run - North Anna
Chantilly - Totopotomy
South Mountain - Bethesda Church
Antietam - Cold Harbor
Fredericksburg - Petersburg
Blue Springs - Weldon Rail Road
Campbell's Station - Poplar Spring Church
Siege of Knoxville - Boydton Plank Road
Wilderness - Assault on Petersburg
Dug Petersburg Mine
Commenced June 25 - Exploded June 30 1864

(Rear Inscription):
James Nagle
Organizer and first
Colonel of this regiment
Received commission as
Brigadier General of Volunteers
on the battlefield of Antietam
September 17, 1862
Company B 1st Penna. Regiment
War with Mexico
6th, 48th, 39th, 149th Regiments
Penna. Volunteers
War of the Rebellion
Born April 5th 1822
Died April 22d 1866
HM NumberHM40E
Year Placed1904
Placed ByCommonwealth of Pennsylvania
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 at 12:04am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 264227 N 4370402
Decimal Degrees39.45093333, -77.74008333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 27.056', W 77° 44.405'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 27' 3.36" N, 77° 44' 24.30" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4835 Branch Ave, Sharpsburg MD 21782, US
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