125th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry

125th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (HM46T)

Location: Sharpsburg, MD 21782 Washington County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 28.514', W 77° 44.889'

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(Below Statue):
Color Sergeant
George A. Simpson
Killed at Antietam

(Front Plaque):
1st Brigade 1st Division
12th Corps
Recruited in Blair
Huntingdon and Cambria
Counties, Penna.

(Left Plaque):
Moved at early dawn from bivouac on farm of George Line to East Woods near point where Gen. J.K.F. Mansfield was mortally wounded, from there to support Monroe's First Rhode Island Battery on Smoketown Road, then to woods that stood here September 17, 1862. Was the first Union Regiment therein being far advanced and without sufficient support, it was outflanked by the enemy and retired behind batteries in field in rear and subsequently saved the guns of Monroe's Battery from capture. Remained in line until close of battle monument is near the left of its main line of battle.

Loss at Antietam
Killed and Died of Wounds 54
Seriously Wounded 91
Slightly Wounded and Not Reported 84
Total 229
HM NumberHM46T
Year Placed1904
Placed ByCommonwealth of Pennsylvania
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 11:20pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 263615 N 4373121
Decimal Degrees39.47523333, -77.74815000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 28.514', W 77° 44.889'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 28' 30.84" N, 77° 44' 53.34" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5818-5822 Dunker Church Rd, Sharpsburg MD 21782, US
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