Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
10th Independent Battery New York Light Artillery
1st Volunteer Brigade
— Artillery Reserve —
New York Light Artillery
1st Volunteer Brigade
July 2nd 1863.
Attached to 5th Massachusetts
Light Battery (E).
Killed 2. Wounded 3.
Organized as the 2nd
Mustered into U.S. Service
April 9th 1862.
Consolidated with 6th
N.Y. Independent Battery
June 21st 1864.
Mustered out June 22nd 1865.
Erected 1893 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° 48.037′ N, 77° 14.827′ 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. 5th Massachusetts Battery (a few steps from this marker); First Volunteer Brigade (within shouting distance of 139th Pennsylvania Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); Clark's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 7th New Jersey Volunteers (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 15th New York Battery (about 300 feet away); Sickles' Excelsior Brigade (about 400 feet away); Ninth Massachusetts Battery (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
Also see . . . 10th New York Light Artillery. A historical sketch of the battery's service. The battery was also known as the Havelock Battery. (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 1,537 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 29, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.