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

2nd Position of 118th Pennsylvania Volunteers

 
 
2nd Position of 118th Penn. Vols. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
1. 2nd Position of 118th Penn. Vols. Marker
The marker features a Maltese Cross of Fifth Corps in the center.
Inscription.  
Corn Exchange Regt.
July 2nd 1863.
1st Brig. 1st Div. 5th Corps

 
Erected 1886.
 
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° 47.949′ N, 77° 14.619′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Memorial is on Wheatfield Road, on the left when traveling east. Located on the north edge 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. Brevet Major General Samuel Zook (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Division (about 400 feet away); Ninth Massachusetts Battery (about 600 feet away); Battery D, 1st New York Light Artillery (about 700 feet away); 140th Pennsylvania Infantry (about 800 feet away); Third Brigade (about 800 feet away); 66th New York Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Field Hospital of the 32nd Massachusetts Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
 
Related markers.
Second 118th Pennsylvania Position north of the Wheatfield image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 11, 2008
2. Second 118th Pennsylvania Position north of the Wheatfield
After being withdrawn from Stony Hill, the Corn Exchange Regiment was positioned to support the Federal batteries deployed along the Wheatfield Road.
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Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. 118th "Corn Exchange" Regiment at Gettysburg.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 1, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,034 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 1, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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