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

13th Vermont

Third Position, Third Day

 
 
13th Vermont Third Position Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
1. 13th Vermont Third Position Marker
Inscription.  
13th Vt.
F.V. Randall, Colonel,
Right of Stannard's
Brigade,
3d Position 3d Day
Struck Pickett's
flank here.

 
Erected 1896 by State of Vermont.
 
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° 48.691′ N, 77° 14.202′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Memorial can be reached from Hancock Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Located on a foot trail leading from the Copse of Trees out to the Codori Farm. 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. Union Counterthrust (here, next to this marker); Wright's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 20th Massachusetts Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 7th Michigan Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 19th Maine Infantry Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); 59th New York Infantry (within shouting distance
13th Vermont and Union Counterthrust Markers image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
2. 13th Vermont and Union Counterthrust Markers
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of this marker); United States Regulars (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 15th Massachusetts Infantry (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
 
13th Vermont Flanking Position image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
3. 13th Vermont Flanking Position
Looking southwest down the trail. The Codori Farm is in the mist of the background in this view to the right. The 13th Vermont wheeled forward across the fields in the background and hit the flank of Kemper's Confederate Brigade along the fence line.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 4, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 18, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,368 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on February 18, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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