Twentieth Maine

Twentieth Maine (HM64Q)

Location: Gettysburg, PA 17325 Adams County
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N 39° 47.366', W 77° 14.167'

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Twentieth Maine
Third Brig. - First Div.
Fifth Corps

(Left):Here the 20th Maine Regiment. Col. J. L. Chamberlain Commanding, forming the extreme left of the national line of battle on the 2nd day of July 1863. Repulsed the attack of the extreme right of Longstreet's Corps and charged in turn, capturing 302 prisoners. The regiment lost 38 killed or mortally wounded, and 93 wounded, out of 358 engaged.

This monument, erected by survivors of the regiment, A.D. 1886, marks very nearly the spot where the colors stood.

(Back): Names of the officers and men of the 20th Maine Volunteers who were killed or died of wounds received in this action.
Capt. Charles W. Billings - Co. C
1st Lieut. Arad H. Linscott - Co. I
2nd Lieut. Warrent L. Kendall - Co. G
Corp. Joseph D. Simpson - Co. A
Priv. John Reed Jr. - Co. A
1st Serg. Isaac W. Estes - Co. C
Priv. Moses Davis - Co. C
Priv Oliver L. Stevens - Co. C
Priv. Charles M. Beadle - Co. C
Corp. Willard Pinkham - Co. D
Priv. Stephen A. Prescott - Co. D
Corp. Paschal M. Tripp - Co. F
Corp. John Foss - Co. F
Corp. William S. Hodgdon - Co. F
Priv. Seth W. Clark - Co. F
Priv. John Wentworth - Co. F.

(Right):Priv. Oscar Wyer - Co. F
Priv. Charles F. Hall - Co. F
Priv. Benjamin W. Grant - Co. F
Priv. Elfin J. Foss - Co. F
Serg. William B. Jordan - Co. G
Corp. Melville C. Law - Co. G
Priv. James A. Knight - Co. G
1st Serg. Charles W. Steele - Co. H
Serg. George W. Buck - Co. H
Serg. Isaac M. Lathrop - Co. H
Priv. Aaron Adams - Co. H
Priv. Goodwin S. Ireland - Co. H
Priv. Iredell Lamson - Co. H
Priv. Alexander E. Lester - Co. I
1st Serg. George S. Noyes - Co. K
Priv. James R. Merril - Co. K
Priv. William F. Merrill - Co. K
Priv. Stephen C. Chase - Co. K
Priv. Willard W. Buxton - Co. K
HM NumberHM64Q
Year Placed1886
Placed ByState of Maine
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 5:43pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 308531 N 4406778
Decimal Degrees39.78943333, -77.23611667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 47.366', W 77° 14.167'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 47' 21.96" N, 77° 14' 10.02" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 718 Trail to the Monuments of the 20th Maine, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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