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Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

27th Connecticut Infantry

4th Brigade, 1st Division

 

— 2nd Corps —

 
27th Connecticut Infantry Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
1. 27th Connecticut Infantry Monument
At the peak of the monument is the trefoil of Second Corps.
Inscription.  (Front):
27th Conn. Vol's.
4th Brigade.
1st Division.
2nd Corps.
Advanced position
of this regiment
in the
Brigade charge
July 2nd 1863.

(Back):
Erected by the Commonwealth of Connecticut
As a Memorial to the Valor of Her Loyal Sons

 
Erected 1889 by Commonwealth of Connecticut.
 
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° 47.721′ N, 77° 14.826′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Memorial is on Brooke Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Located in the Rose Woods, a short distance from the Avenue, 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. 27th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers Position (a few steps from this marker); 53rd Pennsylvania Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 145th Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Semmes's Brigade (within shouting
Front of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
2. Front of Monument
Featuring the state seal of Connecticut.
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distance of this marker); Fourth Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 64th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Kershaw's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 2nd Regiment Delaware Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
 
Back of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
3. Back of Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 26, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,232 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 26, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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