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Monday, March 9, 2015

March 09, 2015

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This monument to the 28TH Pennsylvania Infantry is located at the end of a path leading from Culp’s Hill to Rock Creek; it’s barely visible from Confederate Avenue, and provides a nice hike (and beautiful views of the creek in all seasons). This particular monument dates from 1904.If you’re interested, the 28TH has another monument, this one located up further on Culp’s Hill along Slocum Avenue (one of my personal favorites).


Co. H, 2ND Wisconsin Infantry

Born July 09, 1835 --- Died July 01, 1863

Pvt. Bryan enlisted in May 1861. According to comrade Robert K. Beecham, “Jonathan Bryan was shot through the heart by a Confederate from the edge of the woods beyond a field in our front, while waving his hat and cheering for victory. He was by birth a Pennsylvanian, and one of the best and bravest among the soldiers of the Second Wisconsin. Comrade Bryan was the only man of our regiment killed west of Willoughby Run.”

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