Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
86th New York Infantry
2d Brigade, 1st Division
— 3d Corps —
2d Brig. 1st Div.
held this position
in the afternoon of
July 2d 1863.
Erected 1888 by State of New York.
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° 47.614′ N, 77° 14.557′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Memorial is on Sickles Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Located just north of the Devils Den section of 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. Second Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 124th New York Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Seventeenth U.S. Infantry (about 400 feet away); 5th New Hampshire Infantry Left Flank (about 400 feet away); 99th Pennsylvania InfantryThe Fight for Devil's Den (about 500 feet away); Smith's New York Battery (about 500 feet away); 20th Regiment Indiana Volunteers (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
Also see . . . 86th New York Infantry. Service record of the regiment, which had a nickname of "Steuben Rangers." (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 1,094 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on January 4, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.