Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
8th New York Cavalry
1st Brigade, 1st Division
— Cavalry Corps —
1st Brigade, 1st Division,
Erected 1889 by State of New York.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is July 1, 1863.
Location. 39° 50.012′ N, 77° 15.034′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Reynolds Avenue and Meredith Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Reynolds Avenue. Located on the First Day Battlefield, opposite of McPherson Woods, 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 10 other markers are within walking distance151st Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Third Division (within shouting distance of this marker); Abner Doubleday (within shouting distance of this marker); 142d Pennsylvania Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Major Gen. John F. Reynolds (about 300 feet away); Monuments and Markers (about 400 feet away); The Battle Opens (about 400 feet away); Battery B, First Pennsylvania Artillery (about 500 feet away); Battery L, 1st New York Light Artillery (about 500 feet away); First Brigade (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
Also see . . . 8th New York Cavalry. Service record of the "Rochester Regiment." (Submitted on January 12, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 12, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,342 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on April 16, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 2, 3. submitted on January 12, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 4, 5. submitted on January 5, 2016, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. 6. submitted on January 12, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 7. submitted on December 30, 2010, by Eric Milask of Cherry Hill, New Jersey.