Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
1st Regiment Eastern Shore Maryland Volunteer Infantry
Maryland Vol. Infantry
Col. Jas. Wallace.
Lockwood's Independent Brig.
Maryland's Tribute to her Loyal Sons
Five companies held the works in front of this stone on the morning of July 3d 1863, relieving other troops and remaining until about noon when they were relieved.
The remainder of this regiment were in position during the same time about three hundred yards to the right.
Consolidated with the 11th Md. Infy. Feb. 25th 1865.
Effective strength July 3d 1863. 583
Killed 5. Wounded 18. Missing 2. Total 25.
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 3, 1863.
Location. 39° 49.149′ N, 77° 13.182′ 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 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. 150th New York Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Second Brigade (a few steps from this marker); Shelter From Attack (a few steps from this marker); 28th Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Company "I", 60th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Fight for the Summit (within shouting distance of this marker); 60th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); First Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
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