Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
3rd Maine Regiment
Colonel M.B. Lakeman
July 3rd, 1863
engaged July 2nd
in Peach Orchard
Erected 1889 by State of Maine.
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° 48.766′ N, 77° 14.117′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Memorial is on Hancock Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Located opposite the Copse of Trees on 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. First Pennsylvania Cavalry (a few steps from this marker); Major General Alexander Webb (a few steps from this marker); Battlefield Landmarks - South and West (within shouting distance of this marker); Pickett's Charge (within shouting distance of this marker); The High Water Mark (within shouting distance of this marker); Cushing's Union Battery (within shouting distance of this Second Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 4th Maine Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. 3rd Maine Infantry Markers at Gettysburg.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 14, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,137 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on February 14, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.