Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Battery E, Fourth U.S. Artillery
First Brigade Horse Artillery - Cavalry Corps
— Army of the Potomac —
First Brigade Horse Artillery
Battery E Fourth U.S. Artillery
Four 3 inch Rifles
Lieut. Samuel S. Elder commanding
July 3 Arrived on the field and took position on a hill southwest of Round Top and engaged under Brig. General E. J. Fansworth in the afternoon against the Confederate right.
Casualties killed 1 man.
Erected 1907 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 1934.
Location. 39° 47.009′ N, 77° 14.789′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker can be reached from South Confederate Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Located on Bushman Hill, in the south section of Gettysburg National Battlefield Park. Located along a walking trail around Bushman Hill. 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. 5th New York Cavalry (within shouting distance of this marker); William Wells (about 600 feet away, measured in a Farnsworth's Cavalry Charge (about 800 feet away); The Wounded and the Dead (about 800 feet away); First Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away); 18th Pennsylvania Cavalry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Third Division (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Regiment Vermont Cavalry (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 21, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,633 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 21, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.