Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
— 12.265 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 memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is July 1, 1800.
Location. 39° 50.349′ N, 77° 14.847′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Memorial is on Reynolds Avenue, on the left 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. Second Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 56th Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named M.O.L.L.U.S. Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Davis's Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Brevet Major General James Samuel WadsworthTrapped 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 925 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on January 15, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 2, 3. submitted on July 17, 2016, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. 4. submitted on January 15, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.