Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
3rd Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry
3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 12th Corps
This Regiment went into position on this part of the line on the evening of July 1st. On the evening of July 2d. it moved to the left to reinforce the 3d. Corps. Returned to this position the same night and remained until the morning of July 5.
Mustered into U.S. Service
June 27, 1861.
July 18, 1865.
Erected 1888 by State of Wisconsin.
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is June 1, 1861.
Location. 39° 48.751′ N, 77° 12.959′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams CountyTouch 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. Third Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Second Massachusetts Infantry (about 400 feet away); 27th Indiana Infantry (about 400 feet away); 13th New Jersey Volunteers (about 400 feet away); Indiana (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named 27th Indiana Infantry (about 600 feet away); Slaughter at Spangler's Spring (about 800 feet away); 107th New York Infantry (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
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