Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Batteries F & K, Third U.S. Artillery
First Regular Brigade - Artillery Reserve
— Army of the Potomac —
First Regular Brigade
Batteries F& K Third U.S. Artillery
Six 12 pounders
Lieut. John C. Turnbull Commanding
July 1 Took position on crest of hill near General Meade's Headquarters.
July 2 Moved to a position on the right of log house on the Emmitsburg Road on the line held by Brig.-General A.A. Humphreys's Second Division Third Corps and became immediately engaged but was compelled to retire with the loss of 45 horses killed and 4 guns captured which were soon afterwards recaptured.
July 3 Went into position on the crest of the hill at the left of the Evergreen Cemetery and near Army Headquarters and there remained until the close of the battle.
Casualties killed 1 officer and 8 men. Wounded 14 men. Missing 1 man.
Erected 1907 by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is July 1, 1863.
Location. 39° 48.855′ N, 77° 14.078′ W. Marker is in Cumberland TownshipTouch 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. 10th New York Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Maj. Gen. George Gordon Meade (within shouting distance of this marker); Major General George Gordon Meade (within shouting distance of this marker); 39th New York Infantry (Garibaldi Guards) (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); John Page Nicholson (within shouting distance of this marker); 125th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker). 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. Turnbull's Battery at Gettysburg.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 29, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 927 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 29, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.