Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
14th Regiment New York State Militia
2nd Brigade, 1st Division
— 1st Corps —
(Disk on Right Side):
at 10.30 a.m. July 1, 1863, this regiment
participated in the repulse of Davis
Mississippi Brigade and the capture
of a large portion of that command
took into the engagement
356 officers and men and by
the War Department record
lost during the three days 217.
(84th N.Y. Vols.) entered the U.S. Volunteer
service April 18, 1861. Participated in 22
engagements with the enemy and
was discharged on expiration of term
McPherson House and Reynolds Grove.
Subsequently moved to this place and
engaged Davis' Brigade. Remained at the
railroad cut at Seminary Ridge until the
final retreat. Had a running fight
through Gettysburg to Culp's Hill. On the
evening of the 2nd and again on the morning
of the 3rd went to the support of Greene's
Brigade and was heavily engaged.
Erected 1887 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 April 18, 1892.
Location. 39° 50.256′ N, 77° 14.91′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Memorial is on Reynolds Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Located south 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. 6th Wisconsin Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); 95th New York Infantry 12th Illinois Cavalry (within shouting distance of this marker); 3rd Indiana Cavalry (within shouting distance of this marker); 147th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); First Division (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Trapped in the Cut (about 300 feet away); Davis's Brigade (about 300 feet 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. The 14th Brooklyn at Gettysburg.
Also see . . . The 84th New York Infantry. The 14th New York State Militia, from Brooklyn, New York became the 84th New York when entering U.S. service, but was still commonly referred to as the 14th Brooklyn. (Submitted on January 16, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 16, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,493 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11. submitted on January 16, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 12. submitted on June 9, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.