Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Battery D, 1st New York Light Artillery
Artillery Brigade, Third Corps
Artillery Brig. Third Corps.
held this position during
the afternoon of July 2d 1863.
10 wounded, 8 missing.
Mustered in Sept. 6, 1861.
Engaged in 32 battles,
Mustered out June 16, 1865.
Erected 1888 by State of New York.
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° 47.845′ N, 77° 14.569′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Memorial is on Sickles Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Located in the middle of the Wheatfield at 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. 61st New York Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Brevet Major General Samuel Zook (about 400 feet away); 27th Connecticut Infantry (about 400 feet away); 81st Pennsylvania Infantry (about The Bloody Wheatfield (about 400 feet away); Third Brigade (about 500 feet away); Second Brigade (about 500 feet away); 57th New York Infantry (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
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