Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Second Division - Sixth Corps
— Army of the Potomac —
Sixth Corps Second Division
Col. Lewis A. Grant
2d. 3d. 4th. 6th. Vermont Infantry
July 2 Arrived about 5 p.m. after a march of 33 miles from Manchester Md. Moved to the left later and at dark to the extreme left with one regiment the 5th Vermont on picket.
July 3 The Brigade advanced a short distance and took position with its right on east slope of Round Top its left on the Taneytown Road and remained until the close of the battle under no fire except that from Artillery.
Casualties Wounded 1 Man.
Erected 1912 by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
Location. 39° 47.104′ N, 77° 13.957′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Wright Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Located just east of the Big Round Top 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 First Vermont Brigade (a few steps from this marker); Battery C, Massachusetts Light Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Division (approx. 0.2 miles away); 119th Pennsylvania Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Battery C, First New York Light Artillery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jacob Weikert Farm (approx. 0.2 miles away); 6th Maine Infantry (approx. ¼ mile away); Third Brigade (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
Also see . . . Vermont Brigade. Web site with many resources detailing the service of the Vermont Brigade. (Submitted on November 7, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 7, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 692 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 7, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.