Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
2nd Connecticut Light Battery
Position July 3, 1863.
2d Conn. Light Battery
Mustered in Sept. 10, 1862.
Mustered out Aug. 10, 1865.
Gettysburg. Fort Morgan.
Fort Gaines. Blakeley.
Erected 1888 by State of Connecticut.
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is September 10, 1862.
Location. 39° 48.224′ N, 77° 14.076′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Memorial is on Hancock Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Located on the south part of Cemetery Ridge 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. First Volunteer Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Reverend Father William Corby, C.S.C. (within shouting distance of this marker); Dow's 6th Maine Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); New York State Auxiliary Monument2nd Battery New Jersey Light Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery G, 1st New York Light Artillery (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battery H, 3rd Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery (about 400 feet away); 4th Pennsylvania Cavalry (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
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