Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Rodes's Division - Ewell's Corps
Army of Northern Virginia
Army of Northern Virginia
Ewell's Corps Rodes's Division
32nd. 43rd. 45th. 53rd. Regiments and
2nd. Battalion North Carolina Infantry
July 3 After taking part in the battles of the First and Second Days elsewhere on the fields the Brigade marched about 1.30 a.m. from its position in the town to Culp's Hill to reinforce Johnson's Division.
Arriving about 4 p.m. it fought at different points wherever ordered through the long an fierce conflict its main position being in the ravine between the two summits of Culp's Hill. At the close of the struggle near noon it was withdrawn by Gen. Johnson with the rest of his line to the base of the Hill from whence it moved during the night to Seminary Ridge west of the town and there rejoined Rodes's Division.
July 4 Occupied Seminary Ridge. Late at night began the march to Hagerstown.
Present 2100. Killed 185, wounded 635, missing 116. Total 918.
Erected 1910 by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil
Location. 39° 49.139′ N, 77° 12.973′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on East Confederate Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Located on the road up to Culp's Hill, Stop 13 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. Forty-Third North Carolina Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); O'Neal's Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Johnson's Division (about 500 feet away); Steuart's Brigade (about 700 feet away); 147th New York Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); 102 & 78th New York Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); 149th New York Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Shelter From Attack (approx. 0.2 miles 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. Daniel's Brigade at Gettysburg.
Also see . . . Report of Brig. Gen. Junins Daniel. General Daniel described his Brigade's actions on Culp's Hill:
In taking the position assigned me, the Thirty-second Regiment was subjected to a heavy artillery fire in a much exposed situation, which, however, it bore with great courage and steadiness. On (Submitted on November 14, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 14, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 862 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 14, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.