Company K, First Pennsylvania Reserves

Company K, First Pennsylvania Reserves (HMBRQ)

Location: Gettysburg, PA 17325 Adams County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 49.837', W 77° 13.879'

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(Thirteenth Regiment)

(Center Main Plaque):
Company K
First Pennsylvania Reserves
(Thirteenth Regiment)
First (McCandless') Brigade
Third (Crawford's) Division
Fifth (Sykes') Corps
Army of the Potomac

Mustered into Pennsylvania service
June 8, 1861

Mustered into Federal service
July 26, 1861

Mustered Out
June 10, 1864

(Center, Lower Plaque):
This monument was erected in 1991 by the Adams County Company K Memorial Committee as a remembrance of the more than 2,000 Adams Countians who participated in the American Civil War, waged between 1861 and 1865 in a successful effort to preserve the Federal Union.

(Right Wing Plaque):
Recruited in Adams County, the men of Company K participated in eight battles: Mechanicsville, Gaines Mill, Glendale, South Mountain, Gettysburg, Wilderness, Spotsylvania, and Bethesda Church.

The casualties sustained were 17 who died in service and 23 who were wounded.

(Left Wing Plaque):
During the Battle of Gettysburg on July 2, 1863, the men of Company K, in the center of the First Reserves, helped to repulse the Confederate attempt to seize Little Round Top, possession of which was the key to victory in the battle.

(Right and Left sides):
(Roster of Company K)
Year Placed1991
Placed ByThe Adams County Company K Memorial Committee
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 26th, 2014 at 7:05am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 309056 N 4411339
Decimal Degrees39.83061667, -77.23131667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 49.837', W 77° 13.879'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 49' 50.22" N, 77° 13' 52.74" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1 Baltimore St, Gettysburg PA 17325, US
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