Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Third Division - Sixth Corps
— Army of the Potomac —
Sixth Corps Third Division
Col. Henry L. Eustis
7th. 10th. 37th. Massachusetts
2d. Rhode Island Infantry
July 2 Arrived about 2 p.m. from Manchester Md. and late in the day moved to the northeast slope of Little Round Top and held in reserve bivouacking for the night with First Brigade in the rear.
July 3 Moved to the right centre and reported to Major Gen. J. Newton and was held in reserve during the battle.
Not engaged but subject to Artillery fire.
Casualties. Killed 3 men. Wounded 2 officers 39 men. Captured or missing 25 men. Total 69.
Erected 1912 by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is July 2, 1863.
Location. 39° 47.785′ N, 77° 14.054′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker 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. 10th Massachusetts Infantry (here, next to this marker); First Massachusetts Cavalry (within shouting distance of this marker); Major General John Sedgwick (within shouting distance of this marker); 93rd Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); 7th Massachusetts Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery C, 1st New York Light Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); 37th Massachusetts Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 2nd Rhode Island Volunteers (about 300 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 7, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 791 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 7, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.