Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
1st New Jersey Brigade
New Jersey Volunteers.
Brig. Gen. Alfred T.A. Torbert
1st. 2nd. 3rd. 4th. and 15th.
1st. Brig. 1st. Div. 6th. Corps.
July 2, in reserve, July 3 and 4
detached from the Corps,
held this position.
Erected by the State of
New Jersey, A.D. 1888,
in testimony of the patriotism,
courage and patient endurance
of her volunteer soldiers.
New Jersey Brigade"
fought in all important battles
of the Army of the Potomac
from May 1861 to the end of the
war at Appomattox Court House
in 1865. Total Strength 13,805,
including 10th. 23rd. and 40th.
New Jersey Volunteers,
which were attached to the
Erected 1888 by State of New Jersey.
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1861.
Location. 39° 48.036′ N, 77° 14.002′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Memorial is on Sedgwick Avenue, 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 Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Third Division (about 300 feet away); Sixth Corps (about 400 feet away); Artillery Brigade (about 600 feet away); Battery G, 1st New York Light Artillery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dow's 6th Maine Battery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Reverend Father William Corby, C.S.C. (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named First Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles 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. Tablets and Monuments along Sedgwick Avenue.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 5, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,224 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on February 5, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 5. submitted on November 27, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. 6, 7. submitted on July 15, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.