Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
15th New York Battery
Captain Patrick Hart
Lieut. Edward M. Knox
Formerly Light Battery B.
July 2nd. 1863.
Killed 3, wounded 13.
Total loss 16.
Erected 1888 by State of New York.
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is July 2, 1863.
Location. 39° 48.063′ N, 77° 14.891′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Memorial is at the intersection of Wheatfield Road and Sickles Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Wheatfield Road. Located near stop 10, the Peach Orchard, on the driving tour of 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. 141st Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Piercing the Union Line (within shouting distance of this marker); First Volunteer Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Clark's Battery68th Pennsylvania Infantry (about 300 feet away); 139th Pennsylvania Volunteers (about 300 feet away); Sickles' Excelsior Brigade (about 300 feet away); 10th Independent Battery New York Light Artillery (about 300 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. 15th New York Independent Battery at Gettysburg.
Also see . . . 15th New York Independent Battery. Short history of the unit. (Submitted on October 29, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 29, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,247 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 29, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 4. submitted on November 13, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. 5. submitted on October 29, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.