Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
20th Regiment Indiana Volunteers
July 2nd 1863.
Col. John Wheeler
Killed near by.
Erected 1885 by State of Indiana.
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° 47.695′ N, 77° 14.561′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Memorial is at the intersection of Cross Avenue and Sickles Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Cross Avenue. Located between the Devils Den and Wheatfield sections 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. 5th New Hampshire Infantry Left Flank (within shouting distance of this marker); 5th New Hampshire Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Seventh U.S. Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Second Division (about 400 feet away); Second Brigade (about 400 feet away); Tenth U.S. InfantrySeventeenth U.S. Infantry (about 400 feet away); 13th Pennsylvania Reservers (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
Also see . . .
1. Where they fought and died including John Wheeler memorial rock. Really good quality pictures of Devil's Den. (Submitted on July 19, 2011, by LC Anchor of Round Lake, Illinois.)
2. John Wheeler Middle School. (Submitted on July 19, 2011, by LC Anchor of Round Lake, Illinois.)
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 1,238 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 4, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.