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Near Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fifth Army Corps

 
 
Fifth Army Corps Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
1. Fifth Army Corps Marker
Inscription.  
Fifth
Army
Corps
arrived on the field from
Hanover 5 p.m.
via Bonaughtown July 2 1863
Headquarters
July 2-3-4-5

 
Erected 1898.
 
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° 47.839′ N, 77° 14.064′ W. Marker is near 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. 5th Corps Headquarters (a few steps from this marker); 37th Massachusetts Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Co. H. 1st Pennsylvania Cavalry (a few steps from this marker); First Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); First Division (within shouting distance of this marker); 6th Corps Headquarters (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Brigade
Close Up of Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
2. Close Up of Inscription
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(about 300 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.
 
Fifth Army Corps Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, November 5, 2010
3. Fifth Army Corps Marker
Fifth Corps Headquarters Markers image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
4. Fifth Corps Headquarters Markers
 
 
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 784 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 6, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   3. submitted on November 13, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   4. submitted on February 6, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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