Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
83rd Pennsylvania Infantry
3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 5th Corps
Little Round Top about 5 p.m.
of July 2d. This Regiment taking
position in front of this monument
and repulsing several desperate charges
of the enemy after which this Regiment
assisted in driving the enemy beyond,
and in taking possession of Big Round Top.
On the morning of the 3rd, rejoined the
Brigade on the left centre.
Present at Gettysburg 308 officers and men.
Killed 1 officer and 9 men.
Wounded 3 officers and 42 men.
83rd. Penna. Infantry
3rd. Brigade, 1st. Division, 5th. Corps.
the Counties of
September 13th. 1861.
December 27th. 1863.
June 28th. 1865.
11 officers, 267 men
Died of disease, etc.
2 officers, 150 men
Wounded 29 officers, 485 men
Mechanicsville, Gaines Mill,
Malvern Cliffs, Malvern Hill,
2d Bull Run, Antietam,
Shepherdstown Ford, Fredericksburg,
Gettysburg, Jones' Cross Roads,
Wapping Heights, Rappahannock Station,
Mine Run, Wilderness, Spotsylvania,
North Anna, Totopotomoy,
Bethesda Church, Cold Harbor,
Petersburg, Weldon Railroad,
Peebles' Farm, Hatcher's Run,
Dabney's Mill, Boyoton Road, Five Forks,
Erected 1899 by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is June 28, 1865.
Location. 39° 47.414′ N, 77° 14.219′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Memorial can be reached from Sykes Avenue, on the left when traveling northTouch 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. The Tenacious 20th Maine (within shouting distance of this marker); 9th Pennsylvania Reserves (within shouting distance of this marker); Third Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); "Hold The Ground At All Hazards" (within shouting distance of this marker); …built for defense (within shouting distance of this marker); Gen. Strong Vincent (within shouting distance of this marker); Law's Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Historic Breastworks (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
Also see . . . 83rd Pennsylvania Infantry. Service history of the regiment. Col. Vincent was originally commissioned with the 83rd. (Submitted on January 3, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 3, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,545 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on January 3, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 9. submitted on July 9, 2013, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.