Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
the responsibilities of freedom
dedicated South Carolinians stood
and were counted for their heritage
and convictions abiding faith in the
sacredness of states rights provided
their creed here many earned
"There is no holier spot of ground than where defeated valor lies by mourning beauty crowned" - Henry Timrod
(Right Flank Inscription):
Lieut. Gen. James Longstreet
Brig. Gen. J.B. Kershaw
2nd South Carolina Infantry
3rd South Carolina Infantry
7th South Carolina Infantry
8th South Carolina Infantry
15th South Carolina Infantry
3rd South Carolina Infantry Battalion
Palmetto Light Artillery
(Left Flank Inscription):
Lieut Gen. A.P. Hill
1st (Gregg's) South Carolina Infantry
1st South Carolina Rifles
12th South Carolina Infantry
13th South Carolina Infantry
14th South Carolina Infantry
Pee Dee Artillery
Maj. Gen. J.E.B. Stuart
Brig. Gen. Wade Hampton
1st South Carolina Cavalry
2nd South Carolina Cavalry
Staurt Horse Artillery
Rep. John A May. Chairman - Dr. Daniel W. Hollis
Sen. Wilbur G. Grant, Vice Chairman - Mrs. W. A. King
Hon. Roddey L. Bell - Hon. Julian Metz
Sen. John D. Long - Mrs. Archie C. Watson
Sen. Walter J. Bristow, Jr - Dr. J.H. Easterby
Gov. Ernest F. Hollings, ex-officio - Gov. Donald S. Russell, ex-officio
South Carolina Gettysburg Memorial Committee
Payne Williams, chairman
Miss Louis De Saussure Lang
Mrs. J.C. Long
Rep. John A. May, S.C.V.
Mrs. W. Bedford Moore, Jr.
Donald S. Russell, Jr.
Mrs. Robert D. Wright
"The material in this memorial is native to the state it represents"
Erected 1963 by South Carolina Confederate Centennial Commission.
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Sons of Confederate Veterans/United Confederate Veterans, and the United Daughters of the Confederacy series lists.
Location. 39° 47.87′ N, 77° 15.355′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Memorial is on West Confederate Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Located just south of the Longstreet Observation tower in Gettysburg National 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. Manly's Battery - Cabell's Battalion (within shouting distance of this marker); Carlton's Battery - Cabell's Battalion (within shouting distance of this marker); Kershaw's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Cabell's Battalion (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Semmes's Brigade (about 300 feet away); Georgia (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Carlton's Battery - Cabell's Battalion (about 400 feet away); McCarthy's Battery - Cabell's Battalion (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 11, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,380 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on October 11, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.