Cumberland Township near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
140th Pennsylvania Infantry
Col. R. P. Roberts Commanding.
Zook's Brig., Caldwell's Div., Hancock's Corps.
July 2nd 1863.
(Succeeded 5, Corps Troops.)
Carried into action.
29 officers and 560 enlisted men.
Lost in action.
14 officers and 227 enlisted men.
Died of wounds, 1 officer and 16 enlisted men.
Wounded, 7 officers and 120 enlisted men.
Capt'd and missing, 3 officers and 57 enlisted men.
In memory of our comrades, 1885.
Right of First Div. 2, Corps.
Erected 1885 by Survivors of the Regiment.
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° 47.856′ N, 77° 14.736′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. It is in Cumberland Township. Memorial is on Sickles Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Located at the "Loop" on Stony Hill 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 Second Brigade (a few steps from this marker); 52nd New York Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 28th Massachusetts Infantry (a few steps from this marker); 116th Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 18th Massachusetts Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); Third Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named 140th Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 66th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. 140th Pennsylvania Monuments.
Also see . . . The Loop | Monuments Monday in Gettysburg (YouTube, 8 min.). On this edition of Monuments Monday in Gettysburg, ACHS historian Tim Smith talks about some of the monuments located in "The Loop." (Submitted on August 7, 2023.)
1. Two 140th Pennsylvania Monuments
This monument, erected in 1885, was paid for and placed by the veterans of the regiment. About five years later when the State of Pennsylvania allocated state funds for regimental monuments at Gettysburg,
— Submitted January 31, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
Credits. This page was last revised on August 7, 2023. It was originally submitted on January 31, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,502 times since then and 56 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 31, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.