88th Pennsylvania Infantry

88th Pennsylvania Infantry (HMA0J)

Location: Gettysburg, PA 17325 Adams County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 50.603', W 77° 14.526'

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2nd Brigade, 2nd Division

— 1st Corps —

88th Penna. Infantry
2nd Brigade 2nd Division 1st Corps

About noon, July 1st 1863, the regiment was in line along the Mummasburg Road, 200 yards S.E. of this monument. Later it changed direction and formed here, charged forward and captured two battle flags and a number of prisoners. at 4 p.m. the Division was overpowered and forced through the town.
July 2nd the regiment was in position facing the Emmitsburg Road and on July 3rd at Ziegler's Grove, as indicated by markers.
Number engaged 296. Killed and Mortally Wounded 7.
Wounded 62. Captured or Missing 67.

Recruited in Philadelphia and Reading. Mustered in September 1861. Re-enlisted January 1864. Mustered out June 30th 1865.
Cedar Mountain, Rappahannock Station, Thoroughfare Gap, Second Bull Run, Chantilly, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Mine Run, Wilderness, Spottyslvania, North Anna, Totopotomy, Bethesda Church, Cold Harbor, Petersburg, Weldon R.R., Dabney's Mill, Boydton Road, Five Forks, Appomattox
HM NumberHMA0J
Year Placed1889
Placed ByCommonwealth of Pennsylvania
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at 7:49am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 308169 N 4412779
Decimal Degrees39.84338333, -77.24210000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 50.603', W 77° 14.526'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 50' 36.18" N, 77° 14' 31.56" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 104 Doubleday Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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