Cumberland Township near Round Top in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
40th New York Infantry
— 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Corps —
3rd. Brig. 1st. Div. 3rd. Corps.
July 2, 1863, 4-30 p.m.
This Regiment was mustered in, June 27, 1861. Mustered out, June 27, 1865. Companies B, C, H, & K were from the state of Massachusetts. Casualties in the regiment during the war. Killed officers 9, men, 220. Wounded officers 40, men 692. Missing officers 2, men 266. Total 1229.
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° 47.542′ N, 77° 14.427′ W. Marker is near Round Top, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. It is in Cumberland Township. Memorial is at the intersection of Warren Avenue and Crawford Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Warren Avenue. Located in Plum Run Valley (the Valley of Death) 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 4th Maine Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Michigan Sharpshooters (about 400 feet away); 6th New Jersey Volunteers (about 400 feet away); 99th Pennsylvania Infantry (about 500 feet away); Slaughter at Devil's Den (about 500 feet away); Shaping the Battlefield (about 500 feet away); Buying Time (about 600 feet away); Holding Houck's Ridge (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Round Top.
Also see . . . 40th New York Infantry. The nickname "Mozart Regiment" derives from the Mozart Hall Committee, which helped organize the unit. (Submitted on January 7, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2023. It was originally submitted on January 7, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,352 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on January 7, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 9. submitted on January 4, 2015.