Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
98th Pennsylvania Infantry
3d Brigade, 3d Division, 6th Corps
3d Brig. 3d Div. 6th Corps
Leading the Corps in the march
from Manchester, Md.
Arrived here July 2d about 5 p.m.
immediately charged to the Wheatfield
and woods to the left.
About dark rejoined the Brigade north of
the paved road where other monument stands.
3rd Division. 6th Corps.
2. 3. & 4.
Penna. Vet. Vols.
for 3 mo's as the 21st Reg. P.V.
Re-organized Aug. 17th 1861
for 3 years as the 98th Reg. P.V.
Re-enlisted Dec. 23d. 1863
Mustered out June 29th. 1865.
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is July 2, 1863.
Location. 39° 47.627′ N, 77° 14.145′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Memorial is on Sykes Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Located just north of Little Round Top 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. 121st New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery L, 1st Ohio Light Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Fifth Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); Artillery Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 155th Pennsylvania Volunteers (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 147th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers (about 500 feet away); 146th New York Infantry (about 500 feet away); Signal Corps U.S.A. (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
Related markers. list of markers that are related to this marker. 98th Pennsylvania Infantry at Gettysburg
Also see . . . 98th Pennsylvania Infantry. Service history of the 98th Pennsylvania. (Submitted on January 4, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 4, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,084 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on January 4, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.