Cumberland Township near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
153d Pennsylvania Infantry
1st Brigade 1st Division
— 11th Corps —
1st Brig. 1st Div.
24 officers 545 men.
Killed and died of wounds
1 officer 40 men.
7 officers 117 men.
Captured of missing
Total loss 211.
July 24, 1863.
Erected 1889 by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is July 1, 1992.
Location. 39° 50.741′ N, 77° 13.569′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. It is in Cumberland Township. Marker is on Howard Avenue, ¼ mile north of Old Harrisburg Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battery G Fourth U.S. Artillery (a few steps from this marker); A Father's Loss (a few steps from this marker); 17th Connecticut Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); Francis Channing Barlow (within shouting distance of this marker); Driven Back (within shouting distance of this marker); 25th and 75th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Gordon's Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Division (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. 153rd Pennsylvania at Gettysburg.
Also see . . . 153rd Pennsylvania Monument. ... in the fog. This entry offers additional information about the regiment's actions on July 1. (Submitted on September 17, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2023. It was originally submitted on September 12, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,268 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 12, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.