Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
3d Maryland Infantry
1st Brigade, 1st Division
— 12th Corps —
Col. Joseph M. Sudsburg
1st Brig. 1st Div. 12th Corps
July 2nd 1863.
Occupied this position in reserve.
Late in the afternoon moved
to reinforce the left of the line,
returning about 9 p.m.
and finding the works occupied
by the enemy.
Maryland's Tribute to her Loyal Sons.
Under fire in reserve,
until about noon. Then occupied
the works in front
and held them until relieved.
Losing in killed
Capt. Henry Fenton, Company G.
Wounded 1 officer and 6 men.
May 11, 1862.
Reenlisted Feb. 4. 1864.
Mustered out July 31. 1865.
Chantilly, Va. Sept 1, 1862
Antietam, Md. Sept 17, 1862.
Chancellorsville, Va. May 1,2,3, 1863.
Gettysburg, Pa. July 2,3, 1863.
Wilderness, Va. May 5,6,7, 1864.
Spottsylvania, Va. May 10,11,12, 1864.
Cold Harbor, Va. June 5-12, 1864
Petersburg, Va. (Charge) June 17, 1864
Petersburg, Va. (Crater) July 31, 1864
Petersburg, Va. (Assault and Capture) April 2, 3, 1865.
Erected 1888 by State of Maryland.
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° 48.956′ N, 77° 13.072′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Memorial is on Slocum Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Located on the lower crest of Culp's Hill 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 distance of this marker. 5th Connecticut Infantry (a few steps from this marker); First Brigade (a few steps from this marker); 20th Connecticut Volunteers (a few steps from this marker); First Division (within shouting distance of this marker); 123rd New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 29th Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 145th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 2nd Maryland Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 17, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,303 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on November 17, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.