Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
29th Ohio Infantry
1st Brigade, 2nd Division
— 12th Corps —
1st Brig. 2nd Div. 12th Corps.
This memorial is erected by the
State of Ohio
July 2d and 3d 1863
Engaged 332 - Killed 7
Wounded 31 - 2 mortally
Total loss 38
Port Republic - June 3, 1862
Dug Gap in Rocky Face
New Hope Church
Peach Tree Creek
The 29th Ohio Infantry
Commanded by Capt. Edward Hayes - J.B. Storer Adjutant
Occupied several positions in this vicinity, both in the
intrenchments and in reserve, July 2 and July 3 1863
Aug. to Dec. 1861
Reenlisted as Veterans
Dec. 10, 1863
mustered out July 8 - 13 1865
Erected 1887 by State of Ohio.
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° 49.063′ N, 77° 13.164′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Memorial is on Slocum Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Located between the lower and upper 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. 122nd New York Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 137th New York Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 149th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); First Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 67th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 82nd Pennsylvania Infantry23d Pennsylvania Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); 65th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
Also see . . . 29th Ohio Infantry. Details of the Regiment's service and other source materials. (Submitted on November 29, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
1. Command of the 29th Ohio
Captain Wilber F. Stevens actually commanded the Regiment until wounded on July 3rd. Some sources speculate the Adjutant, J.B. Storer, had some long standing issues with Stevens. At Cedar Mountain the previous year Stevens left the field early. At Gettysburg some believed the wound was only minor. As such Storer,
— Submitted November 29, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 29, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,301 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 29, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 6. submitted on May 26, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. 7. submitted on November 29, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.