56th Pennsylvania Infantry

56th Pennsylvania Infantry (HM9YH)

Location: Gettysburg, PA 17325 Adams County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 50.337', W 77° 14.837'

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2nd Brigade, 1st Division

— 1st Corps —

Penna. Infantry.
2nd Brigade, 1st Division.
1st Corps.
The Regiment here delivered the opening fire of the infantry in the Battle of Gettysburg in the forenoon of July 1st, 1863.
July 2nd and 3rd occupied position on Culp's Hill as indicated by stone markers.

Went into action with 252 officers and men
Killed and died of wounds 17
Wounded 58
Captured or missing 55
Total 130.
Recruited in the Counties of Centre, Indiana, Luzerne, Philadelphia, Susquehanna, and Wayne.
Mustered in October 16th, 1861.
Mustered out July 1st, 1865.

Rappahannock Station - Wilderness
Sulphur Springs - Spotsylvania
Gainesville - North Anna
Groveton - Tolopotomoy
2d. Bull Run - Bethesda Church
South Mountain - Cold Harbor
Antietam - Petersburg
Union - Weldon R.R.
Upperville - Polar Spring Church
Fredericksburg - Hatchers Run
Pollock's Mill - Dabney's Mill
Chancellorsville - Boydton Road
Brandy Station - White Oak Road
Gettysburg - Five Forks
Mine Run - Appomattox
HM NumberHM9YH
Year Placed1888
Placed ByCommonwealth of Pennsylvania
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 5:25pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 307713 N 4412298
Decimal Degrees39.83895000, -77.24728333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 50.337', W 77° 14.837'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 50' 20.22" N, 77° 14' 50.22" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 18-26 Reynolds Ave N, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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