Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
2nd Division, 12th Corps
Colonel Charles Candy Commanding
2d. Division 12th. Corps
5th Ohio Infantry Col. J.H. Patrick
7th Ohio Infantry Col. W.R. Creighton
29th Ohio Infantry Capt. W.F. Stevens, Capt. Edward Hayes
66th Ohio Infantry Lieut-Col. E. Powell
28th Penna. Infantry Capt. John Flynn
147th Penna. Infantry Lieut-Col. A. Pardee Jr.
July 1 about 5 p.m. took position along
the ridge in rear of this tablet the
5th Ohio and 147th Penna. occupied
Little Round Top at dusk on picket duty
July 2 early in the morning the Brigade
moved to Culp's Hill.
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is July 1, 1863.
Location. 39° 47.853′ N, 77° 14.07′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Memorial is on Sedgwick Avenue, on the right 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. Co. H. 1st Pennsylvania Cavalry (a few steps from this marker); First Division (a few steps Fifth Army Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); 6th Corps Headquarters (within shouting distance of this marker); 5th Corps Headquarters (within shouting distance of this marker); 37th Massachusetts Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Brigade (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 10th Massachusetts Infantry (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 6, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 895 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 6, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.