Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
3rd New York Independent Battery
— Sixth Corps —
July 2 & 3, 1863
Mustered in May 21, 1861, participating
in all the campaigns of the Army of
the Potomac to the end of the war
Erected 1888 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 May 21, 1861.
Location. 39° 49.002′ N, 77° 13.933′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Memorial is on Taneytown Road (State Highway 134), on the right when traveling north. Located south of the National Cemetery, on the opposite side of the road from the old visitor center parking area. 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. Maryland (within shouting distance of this marker); Delaware (within shouting distance of this marker); Lincoln Address Memorial Plaza (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lincoln Address Memorial7th West Virginia Infantry (about 300 feet away); Hall's Battery (about 400 feet away); Gettysburg National Cemetery (about 400 feet away); 12th Massachusetts (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
Also see . . . 3rd New York Independent Battery. Service history of the battery. (Submitted on February 10, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 10, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,017 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 10, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 4. submitted on January 23, 2010, by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.