Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
4th New York Cavalry
2nd Brigade, 2nd Division
— Cavalry Corps —
2nd. Brig. 2nd. Div. Cavalry Corps
the Gettysburg Campaign until
reaching Hanover Junction
June 30th, when with the Brigade
it was detached and moved to
Manchester where it picketed
the surrounding country until
July 3rd, when it proceeded to
Westminster. On the 4th it
joined Kilpatrick's Division
in pursuit of the enemy and with
it participated at Monterey
Pass that night, and in the many
other cavalry engagements
until the enemy recrossed
Erected 1889 by State of New York.
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is June 30, 1863.
Location. 39° 48.512′ N, 77° 14.075′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Memorial is at the intersection of Pleasonton Avenue and Humphres Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Pleasonton Avenue. Located just north of the Pennsylvania Memorial in Gettysburg 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. 2nd New York Cavalry (a few steps from this marker); 8th Pennsylvania Cavalry (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 2d Corps Headquarters (within shouting distance of this marker); Cavalry Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); 124th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 84th Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Pennsylvania State Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
Also see . . . 4th New York Cavalry. Service history of the regiment. (Submitted on February 8, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 8, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 940 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on February 8, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.