Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
80th New York Infantry
1st Brigade, 3rd Division
20th N.Y. State Militia
80th N.Y. Infantry.
1st Brig. 3d Div. 1st Corps.
Organized 1851 at Kingston. N.Y.
as 20th N.Y.S.M.
Apr. 28, 1861 entered U.S. service for 3 months.
Sept. 5, 1861 re-entered service for 3 years.
Sept. 5, 1864 re-enlisted as veterans for the war.
Jan. 29, 1866 mustered out of service.
from about 12 m. July 1st. 1863 to 4 p.m.
July 2d on Cemetery Hill
in support of 3d Corps.
July 3d in front line of battle
resisting Pickett's attack.
Number engaged 375.
Killed 35, wounded 111, missing 24.
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 1, 1863.
Location. 39° 49.886′ N, 77° 15.079′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Memorial is on Reynolds Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Located on the First Day Battlefield, south 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 distance of this marker. First Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery A, Second U.S. Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery B, First Pennsylvania Artillery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 121st Pennsylvania Infantry (about 400 142d Pennsylvania Infantry (about 500 feet away); Abner Doubleday (about 600 feet away); 8th New York Cavalry (approx. 0.2 miles away); 151st Pennsylvania Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Third Division (approx. 0.2 miles away); Major Gen. John F. Reynolds (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. 80th New York Infantry (20th N.Y.S.M) at Gettysburg.
Also see . . .
1. Reports of Col. Chapman Biddle. Col. Biddle reported sending a detachment from the 80th New York (he refers to the militia designation of the 20th) forward to the Harmon Farm:
In front of our line, and at the distance of three-quarters of a mile (Submitted on January 13, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. 80th New York Infantry. Service record of the regiment. The 80th traced its origin to the 20th New York State Militia, and was also known as the Ulster Guard. (Submitted on January 13, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
3. 80th New York Monument. SIRIS entry for the monument. (Submitted on November 19, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 13, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,421 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 13, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 6. submitted on December 17, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. 7. submitted on January 13, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 8, 9. submitted on December 17, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. 10, 11. submitted on January 13, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.