Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
99th Pennsylvania Infantry
2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Corps
(Around the Upper step):
afternoon of July 2nd
Present at Gettysburg
339 officers and men
Killed and died of wounds
1 officer and 24 men
Wounded 4 officers
and 70 men
Captured or missing
Mustered in July 21 1861
To January 18 1862
Re-enlisted January 1864
Mustered out July 1 1865
Total enrollment 2140
Died of disease & c
1 officer and 116 men
Wounded 27 officers and 337 men
Captured or missing
2 officers and 153 men
Chantilly - Totopotomy
White's Ford - Cold Harbor
Fredericksburg - Petersburg
Chancellorsville - Strawberry Plains
Gettysburg - Deep Bottom
Wapping Heights - Poplar Springs
Auburn - Boydton Road
Kelly's Ford - Hatcher's Run
Mine Run - Petersburg Watkins' House
Wilderness - Amelia Springs
Spotsylvania - Appomattox
Erected 1889 by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
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° 47.542′ N, 77° 14.536′ W. Marker is in Cumberland TownshipTouch 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. Smith's New York Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); The Fight for Devil's Den (within shouting distance of this marker); 4th New York Independent Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Robertson's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); The Attack on Devil's Den (within shouting distance of this marker); 124th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 4th Maine Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Second Brigade (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
More about this marker. An earlier 99th Pennsylvania monument which was dedicated here in 1886 was moved to near the Angle on Cemetery Ridge in 1889 to make way for this monument. See related markers.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. 99th Pennsylvania
Also see . . . 99th Pennsylvania Infantry. Service record of the regiment. (Submitted on January 6, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 6, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,315 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on January 6, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.