Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Hood's Division - Longstreet's Corps
— Army of Northern Virginia —
Army of Northern Virginia
Longstreet's Corps Hood's Division
4th. 15th. 44th. 47th. 48th. Alabama
July 2 Left New Guilford 25 miles distant at 3 a.m. Arrived and formed line 50 yards west of this about 4 p.m. and advanced against the Union positions. The 4th, 15th and 47th Regiments attacked Little Round Top and continued the assault until dark. The 44th and 48th assisted in capturing Devil's Den and 3 guns of the 4th New York Battery.
July 3 Occupied the breastworks on west slope of Round Top. The 47th and 15th Regiments assisted at 5 p.m. in repulsing cavalry led by Brig.-Gen. E.J. Farnsworth in Plum Run Valley.
July 5 About 5 a.m. began the march to Hagerstown Md.
Present about 1500. Losses about 550.
Erected 1910 by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1865.
Location. 39° 47.208′ N, 77° 15.252′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, PennsylvaniaTouch 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. Garden's Battery - Henry's Battalion (a few steps from this marker); Fourth Alabama Infantry - Law's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Alabamians! (within shouting distance of this marker); Henry's Battalion (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Reilly's Battery - Henry's Battalion (about 500 feet away); Benning's Brigade (about 600 feet away); Longstreet Attacks at 4 p.m. (about 700 feet away); Soldiers and Sailors of the Confederacy (about 700 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. Law's Brigade at Gettysburg.
Also see . . . Law's Brigade. Service record of the brigade. (Submitted on January 20, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 20, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 837 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on January 20, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.