1st Massachusetts Infantry

The 1st Massachusetts Infantry served as members of Carr’s Brigade in Humphreys’ Division of the Third Corps, Army of the Potomac. The regiment is honored by a monument and a position marker.

Skirmish line marker, 1st Massachusetts Infantry northwest of the Rogers Farm site. Gettysburg May 2010

Location: Fields west of Emmitsburg Road, north east of Rogers Farm site.

Description: Denotes the flank right of the 1st Massachusetts Infantry’s skirmish line. The left of the skirmish line rested on the Spangler Farm lane. It is inscribed with a diamond, symbol of the Third Army Corps. The monolith, with an inscription on the face, was erected in 1913.

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