Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
24th Michigan Infantry Regiment
1st (Iron) Brigade
— 1st Division. 1st Corps —
1st. (Iron) Brig.
1st. Div. 1st. Corps.
Position July 2nd and 3rd on Culp's Hill. The regiment was raised in Wayne Co. Michigan and mustered into the U.S. service August 15th. 1862. Mustered out at Detroit June 30th. 1865.
496 officers and men
Killed & mortally wounded
Five color bearers were
killed and all the color
guard killed or wounded
Erected 1888 by State of Michigan.
Topics. This memorial is listed in this War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is June 30, 1865.
Location. 39° 50.094′ N, 77° 15.265′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Memorial 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 distance of this marker. Archer's Brigade (a few steps from this marker); Twenty-Sixth North Carolina Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); First Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 2nd Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 19th Indiana Infantry Regiment (about 300 feet away); 7th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment (about 300 feet away); 14th (Brooklyn) Infantry N.Y.S.M. (about 500 feet away); John Burns (about 600 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. 24th Michigan Infantry Markers and Monuments.
Also see . . . Colonel Morrow's Action Report. Dead Link as of Dec. 1, 2008. The regimental commander's description matches that of the monument inscription:
After (Submitted on October 18, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 18, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 3,951 times since then and 116 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 18, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 6. submitted on January 11, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.