Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
106th Pennsylvania Infantry
2nd Division, 2nd Corps
(Around Upper Step):
Yorktown, Fair Oaks, Peach Orchard, Savage Station, Glendale, Malvern Hill, Flint Hill, Antietam, Fredericksburg, Chancellorsville, Haymarket, Gettysburg, Kelly's Ford, Mine Run, Wilderness, Spotsylvania, North Anna, Totopotomy, Cold Harbor, Petersburg, Strawberry Plains, Deep Bottom, Reams' Station, Boydton Road, Hatcher's Run Feb. 1865, Hatcher's Run March 1865, Dabney's Mill, Appomattox
Position of the Regiment July 2, 1863 in the evening the Regiment assisted in repulsing a charge of the enemy on this line and made a counter charge to the Emmettsburg Road in which 3 guns of Battery B 1st Rhode Island were recovered and at the Codori House captured 250 prisoners.
The evening of July 2, the Regiment moved to East Cemetery Hill to re-inforce the 11th Corps and remained there as indicated by monument. During the 3rd companies A. and B. continued here and assisted in repulsing the final assault of the enemy in the afternoon of the 3rd.
Killed and died of wounds 2 officers 10 men
Wounded 8 officers 43 men
Captured or missing 1 man
Mustered in August 28th 1861
Re-enlisted December 29th 1863
Mustered out June 30th 1865
Total enrollment 1020
Killed and died of wounds 9 officers 90 men
Died of disease etc. 1 officer 94 men
Wounded 24 officers 373 men
Captured or missing 5 officers 152 men
Total 39 officers 709 men
Erected 1884 by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is July 2, 1865.
Location. 39° 48.755′ N, 77° 14.137′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Memorial is on Hancock Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Located in front of the "Copse of Trees" on Cemetery Ridge at 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. High Water Mark (a few steps from this marker); First New York Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 4th Maine Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); A Change in Plans (within shouting distance of this marker); A Thunderous Duel (within shouting distance Against All Odds (within shouting distance of this marker); Nineteenth Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery B, 1st Rhode Island Artillery (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. 106th Pennsylvania Infantry at Gettysburg.
Also see . . . 106th Pennsylvania Infantry. Service history of the regiment. (Submitted on February 16, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 16, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,740 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on February 16, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 6. submitted on November 13, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. 7. submitted on February 16, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.