61st Pennsylvania Infantry

61st Pennsylvania Infantry (HMBP8)

Location: Gettysburg, PA 17325 Adams County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 48.487', W 77° 12.537'

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3rd Brigade, 2nd Division

— 6th Corps —

After a march of 37 miles
reached the field about 4 p.m. July 2nd
and moved to support of 12th Corps
occupied this position from morning
of July 3rd until close of battle.

61st. Penna. Infantry
3rd. Brig. 2nd. Div. 6th Corps.

Extreme right of infantry of the Army.

Mustered in August 1861
Re-enlisted Dec. 1863. to Feb. 1864
Mustered out June 28, 1865
Total enrollment - 1987
Total killed and mortally wounded
18 officers 214 enlisted men
Wounded 28 officers 470 enlisted men
Died of disease 103 enlisted men
Total 46 officers 787 enlisted men
HM NumberHMBP8
Year Placed1888
Placed ByCommonwealth of Pennsylvania
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Date Added Monday, October 20th, 2014 at 9:46am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 310909 N 4408794
Decimal Degrees39.80811667, -77.20895000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 48.487', W 77° 12.537'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 48' 29.22" N, 77° 12' 32.22" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2A Baltimore St, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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