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

Colonel George H. Ward

15th Massachusetts Volunteers

 
 
Colonel George H. Ward Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
1. Colonel George H. Ward Memorial
Inscription.  (Front):
Here fell mortally wounded
July 2d 1863
George H. Ward,
Colonel commanding
15th Regt. Mass. Vols.
His comrades and fellow
citizens of Worchester
raise this memorial of his
valor and patriotism.

(Back):
1st Brig. 2nd Div.
2nd Army Corps.

 
Erected 1886.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1730.
 
Location. 39° 48.734′ N, 77° 14.325′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Emmitsburg Road (Business U.S. 15), on the right when traveling north. Located north of the Codori Farm 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. 106th Pennsylvania Volunteers (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wright's Brigade (about 600 feet away); Union Counterthrust (about 600 feet away); 13th Vermont (about 600 feet away); 69th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers
Portrait of Ward in Relief image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
2. Portrait of Ward in Relief
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(about 700 feet away); 59th New York Infantry (about 700 feet away); 7th Michigan Infantry (about 700 feet away); Twentieth Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
 
Front Inscription image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
3. Front Inscription
Back of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
4. Back of Monument
Colonel George H. Ward Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
5. Colonel George H. Ward Memorial
The Codori Farm stands to the right in the background.
The Ward Marker Seen from Cemetery Ridge image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
6. The Ward Marker Seen from Cemetery Ridge
Looking from Cemetery Ridge toward the Codori Farm. The Ward Marker is in the field north of the house.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 19, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,164 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on February 19, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   6. submitted on March 29, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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