Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
99th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers
1st Division, 3rd Corps
Army of the Potomac
From Sept. 1861.
to July 1865.
1st Division 3rd Corps
Present for duty
21 officers & 318 men
1 officer & 17 men
4 officers & 77 men
Missing 11 men
at Phila. Pa.
July 26, 1861.
July 2, 1865.
July 2, 3. 1863.
99th Pa. Vet. Asso.
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is September 1861.
Location. 39° 48.81′ N, 77° 14.11′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Memorial is on Hancock Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Located east of the Angle and High Water Mark area 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. Fourth Volunteer Brigade (a few steps from this marker); Battery K, 1st N.Y. Light Artillery (a few steps from this marker); Gettysburg Cyclorama (a few steps from this marker); Arnold's Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 11th Independent (Havelock) Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 1st Company Massachusetts Sharpshooters (within shouting distance of this marker); Army of the Potomac (within Defining Moments (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
More about this marker. This monument originally stood at the Devil's Den, but was moved in 1889 and replaced by a new monument. See related markers.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. 99th Pennsylvania Monuments at Gettysburg.
Also see . . . 99th Pennsylvania Volunteers. Like several other elements of the III Corps, the 99th Pennsylvania had been heavily engaged on July 2 and in need of rest. It was rushed in the afternoon of July 3 from its position in reserve to support the lines near the point of Pickett's Charge. The regiment arrived as the fighting calmed, and saw little to no action here. (Submitted on December 30, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 30, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,002 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on December 30, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.