Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
7th New Jersey Volunteers
3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 3 Corps
(Text on several facets at the Monument base)
Killed 24, Wounded 77, Missing 13, Total 114.
Here Col. Francine Fell.
First position 300 yds. N.E. of this. Heavily engaged there. Moved here to reinforce Graham's Brigade.
erected by the State of New Jersey 1888.
Mustered in Sept. 3 1861, Mustered out July 17, 1865. Engaged in 38 battles
3d Brig. (Burlings) 2nd Div 3rd Corps
Erected 1888 by State of New Jersey.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
Location. 39° 48.089′ N, 77° 14.805′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Sickles Avenue and Wheatfield Road, on the right when traveling north on Sickles Avenue. Located in Excelsior Field, 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. Clark's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 139th Pennsylvania VolunteersSickles' Excelsior Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 10th Independent Battery New York Light Artillery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Volunteer Brigade (about 300 feet away); 5th Massachusetts Battery (about 300 feet away); Second Brigade (about 400 feet away); 15th New York Battery (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
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Credits. This page was last revised on December 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 31, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,075 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on October 31, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.