Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
148th Pennsylvania Infantry
1st Brigade, 1st Division
— 2nd Corps —
1st Brig. 1st Div. 2d Corps.
engaged the enemy
on this position in
the afternoon of
July 2d 1863.
Present at Gettysburg 468 officers and men.
Killed and died of wounds 2 officers 25 men.
Wounded 5 officers 88 men
Captured or missing 5 men.
Centre, Clarion, Indiana
and Jefferson Counties.
Organized September 1. 1862.
Mustered out June 1. 1865.
Total Enrollment 1370.
Died of disease, etc. 4 officers 170 men.
Wounded, 28 officers 512 men.
Captured or missing 4 officers 168 men.
Auburn. Strawberry Plains.
Bristoe Station. Deep Bottom.
Mine Run. Reams' Station.
Spotsylvania. Hatchers's Run.
North Anna. South Side R.R.
Erected 1889 by Commonwealth
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is July 2, 1863.
Location. 39° 47.757′ N, 77° 14.518′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Memorial is on Ayres Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Located on the southeast corner of the Wheatfield 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. First Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Division (within shouting distance of this marker); Charles Frederick Taylor (within shouting distance of this marker); 81st Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 2d Pennsylvania Reserves (within shouting distance of this marker); Second U.S. Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Seventh U.S. Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 13th Pennsylvania Reservers (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. 148th Pennsylvania at Gettysburg.
Also see . . . 148th Pennsylvania Infantry. Page providing details of the regiment's service, muster rolls, and other background information. (Submitted on January 22, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
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