72nd Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers

72nd Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers (HMAIX)

Location: Gettysburg, PA 17325 Adams County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 48.773', W 77° 14.145'

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Philadelphia Brigade

Erected by 72nd Regt. P.V.
The ground of the last assault
the Philadelphia Brigade
Gen. Alexander Webb
held this angle July 2d and 3d 1863
casualties in the battle 495
The 72d Penn. Vol's
"Philadelphia Fire Zouaves"
Colonel D.W.C. Baxter
lost 10 officers and 182 men
out of 473 present for duty
the regiment erects this tribute
to the memory of fallen comrades
Philadelphia Brigade.
Year Placed1883
Placed ByThe 72nd Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers
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Date Added Monday, September 22nd, 2014 at 8:43am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 308628 N 4409380
Decimal Degrees39.81288333, -77.23575000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 48.773', W 77° 14.145'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 48' 46.38" N, 77° 14' 8.70" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 4900 Hancock Ave, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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