Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Brevet Major General Samuel Zook
General U.S. Vols.
Who fell mortally
wounded. at or near
this spot. while
his brigade in battle
July 2nd 1863.
Erected by Gen. Zook
Post. No 11 G.A.R.
of Norristown, Pa.
July 25th. 1882.
Erected 1882 by General Zook Post, No. 11, Grand Army of the Republic.
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° 47.905′ N, 77° 14.553′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Memorial is on Wheatfield Road, on the right 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. Battery D, 1st New York Light Artillery (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 2nd Position of 118th Pennsylvania Volunteers (about 400 feet away); Lt. Col. Henry C. Merwin (about 500 feet away); 61st New York Infantry 27th Connecticut Infantry (about 600 feet away); First Division (about 700 feet away); 81st Pennsylvania Infantry (about 700 feet away); 57th New York Infantry (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
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