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Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

4th Maine Regiment

 
 
4th Maine Regiment Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
1. 4th Maine Regiment Marker
The top section of the marker forms a diamond, the symbol of Third Corps.
Inscription.  
(Right):
July 3 in support here
Captain Edwin Libby
In Command

(Left):
July 2 engaged at Devils Den
Colonel Elijah Walker
in command wounded

 
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 3, 1863.
 
Location. 39° 48.749′ N, 77° 14.118′ 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. Battery B, 1st Rhode Island Artillery (a few steps from this marker); 106th Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 3rd Maine Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); First New York Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); High Water Mark (within shouting distance of this marker); First Pennsylvania Cavalry
Right Side of Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
2. Right Side of Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Battlefield Landmarks - South and West (within shouting distance of this marker); Pickett's Charge (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
 
Left Side of Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
3. Left Side of Marker
 
 
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 1,073 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 16, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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