Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
— 7.45 acres —
upon which our ancestors fought
donated in memory of
the Army of the Potomac
July 1-3, 1863
The War Library and Museum
The Pennsylvania Commandery
The Military Order of
The Loyal Legion of the United States
Topics. This historical marker memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1800.
Location. 39° 50.341′ N, 77° 14.827′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Reynolds Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Located north of the Second Railroad Cut 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. 56th Pennsylvania Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Second Brigade (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named M.O.L.L.U.S. Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Brevet Major General James Samuel Wadsworth (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Davis's BrigadeTrapped in the Cut (about 300 feet away); 76th New York Infantry (about 300 feet away); 147th New York Infantry (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
Also see . . . Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States. Information about the Legion, which was formed by veteran officers of the Civil War. At its height, the organization counted over 12,000 members. (Submitted on January 15, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 15, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 917 times since then. Photos: 1. submitted on January 15, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 2. submitted on July 17, 2016, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. 3. submitted on January 15, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 4. submitted on July 17, 2016, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.