12th New Jersey Infantry (Position Monument)

The 12th New Jersey Infantry served as members of Smyth’s Brigade in Hays’ Division of the Second Corps, Army of the Potomac. The regiment is honored by a monument and a position marker at the Bliss Barn.

12th new jersey Gettysburg November 2009

Location: The marker is located at the Bliss buildings site, west of the Emmitsburg Road.

Description: Erected in 1888. The barn was burned and no longer stands. Denotes the regiment’s fight at the Bliss farm. Position marker is 3.1×1.2 foot and six foot high of polished granite.