Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
2nd Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry
— July 1st, 1863 —
Position July 2 & 3 on
July 1st 1863
June 18, 1861
Killed in Action 168
Wounded in Action 654
Died of Wounds 96
Died of Disease 86
Erected 1888 by State of Wisconsin.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
Location. 39° 50.133′ N, 77° 15.241′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Meredith Avenue, on the left when traveling south. Located in the Herbst Farm Woods (also called McPherson's or Reynolds' Woods) in Gettysburg National Military Park. 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 distanceFirst Brigade (a few steps from this marker); 7th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment (a few steps from this marker); 24th Michigan Infantry Regiment (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Archer's Brigade (about 300 feet away); 14th (Brooklyn) Infantry N.Y.S.M. (about 300 feet away); Twenty-Sixth North Carolina Regiment (about 400 feet away); John Burns (about 400 feet away); 95th New York Infantry (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. 2nd Wisconsin at Gettysburg
Also see . . . A History of the 2nd Wisconsin Infantry Regiment. (Submitted on October 17, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 17, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,604 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 17, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 6. submitted on January 9, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.