7th Pennsylvania Reserve (36th) Volunteer Infantry Monument

Dedicated: September 17, 1906

Location: Mansfield Avenue on the north end of the Battlefield

Map Number: 2

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7th Pennsylvania Reserve (36th) Volunteer Infantry Monument
7th Pennsylvania Reserve (36th) Volunteer Infantry Monument

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Monument Text:
7th Regiment Pennsylvania
Reserve Volunteer Infantry
36th Regiment in line, 2nd Brigade,
3rd Division, 1st Corps.
Organized June 26, 1861.
Mustered out June 16, 1864.

The regiment arrived on the field on the afternoon of September 16, 1862. Formed at this point on the morning of the 17th, advanced about 600 yards South and became engaged with Hood's Confederate Division.

Casualties at Antietam
Killed 12
Wounded 60
Total 72

Recruited three companies in Philadelphia, two companies in Cumberland County, two companies in Lebanon County, one company each in Luzerne, Clinton and Perry counties.

Battles participated in: Great Falls, Dranesville, Gaines Mills, Mecahnicsville, Charles City Cross Roads, Malvern Hill, Gainesville, Second Bull Run Chantilly, South Mountain, Antietam, Fredericksburg, and Wilderness

Virtue, Liberty and Independence Erected by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania

Last updated: April 10, 2015

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