Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Battery G, 1st New York Light Artillery
July 3rd 1863.
Erected 1889 by State of New York.
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
Location. 39° 48.165′ N, 77° 14.067′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Memorial is at the intersection of Hancock Avenue and United States Avenue, on the left when traveling north on Hancock Avenue. 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. Dow's 6th Maine Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Reverend Father William Corby, C.S.C. (within shouting distance of this marker); Artillery Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 2nd Connecticut Light Battery (about 400 feet away); First Volunteer Brigade (about 400 feet away); New York State Auxiliary Monument (about 600 feet away); 2nd Battery New Jersey Light ArtilleryThird Division (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Battery G, 1st New York Light Artillery at Gettysburg.
Also see . . . Battery G, 1st N.Y. Light Artillery. A short history of the battery including a biographical sketch of Captain Nelson Ames. (Submitted on February 4, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 4, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,100 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 4, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.