Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
9th Pennsylvania Reserves
(38th Pennsylvania Infantry)
3d Brigade, 3d Division, 5th Corps
(38th Penna. Infantry)
3d Brig. 3d Div. 5th Corps
The Regiment arrived on the field July 2nd about 5 p.m. with 377 officers and men and soon after moved to this position and held it until the close of the battle with a loss of five wounded.
Recruited in the counties of Alleghany, Beaver and Crawford.
Mustered in State Service April & May 1861. Mustered in U.S. Service July 258th 1861. Mustered out May 12th 1864.
Total enrollment 1090.
Killed and died of wounds 6 Officers 108 men.
Died of disease 1 officer 53 men.
Wounded 10 officers 294 men.
Captured or missing 2 officers and 98 men.
Total loss 572.
Dranesville - 2nd Bull Run
Mechanicsville - South Mountain
Gaines Mill - Antietam
Charles City Cross Roads - Fredericksburg
Malvern Hill - Gettysburg
Gainesville - Bristoe Station
Grovetown - Mine Run
Erected 1890 by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1861.
Location. 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. Law's Brigade (a few steps from this marker); 83rd Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); built for defense (within shouting distance of this marker); Twentieth Maine (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Tenacious 20th Maine (about 400 feet away); 10th Pennsylvania Reserves (about 400 feet away); "Hold The Ground At All Hazards" (about 400 feet away); Third Brigade (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
Also see . . . 9th Pennsylvania Reserves / 38th Pennsylvania Infantry. Service history of the regiment. (Submitted on January 3, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
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