12th New Hampshire Infantry

The 12th New Hampshire Infantry Regiment served as members of Carr’s Brigade in Humphrey’s Division of the Third Corps, Army of the Potomac. The regiment is honored by a monument.

12th New Hampshire Gettysburg December 2010

Dedicated: Sept. 28, 1888.

Location: Emmitsburg Road north of the Klingel farm house.  The monument is installed on the line held by New Hampshire soldiers on July 2, 1863.

Description: A rectangular granite monument adorned at the top with two scrolls and a carving of a soldier’s blanket roll. The ends of the monument are adorned with the Third Corps diamond symbol. Monument is a 5.2×3.3 foot smooth granite shaft with a sarcophagus-like form and set on a 6.10×5 foot rough hewn base. Raised-letter inscriptions are located in the shaft and base. Overall height is nine feet. Flanking markers are one foot square with slant faces that have raised polished inscriptions.

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