Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
88th Pennsylvania Volunteers
2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 1st Corps
July 1st 1863
the Regiment charged to this point
capturing two battle flags and
a number of prisoners
Erected by survivors
August 27, 1883.
Erected 1883 by Survivors of the 88th Pennsylvania Volunteers.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1863.
Location. 39° 50.615′ N, 77° 14.575′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Doubleday Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Located on the Oak Ridge section 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. 88th Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 12th Massachusetts Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); John Cleveland Robinson (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 83rd New York Infantry (9th Regiment N.Y.S.M.)End of the First Day (about 300 feet away); Second Brigade (about 400 feet away); 90th Pennsylvania Volunteers (about 400 feet away); 104th New York Infantry (about 400 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 88th Pennsylvania at Gettysburg.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 18, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,205 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 18, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.