Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
in honor of her sons
who fought on this field.
Second. Third. Fourth. Fifth
and Sixth Regiments:
Brig. Gen. L.A. Grant commanding:
Second Brigade, Second Division, Sixth Corps.
The brigade reached the field
near Little Round Top in the afternoon
of July 2, 1863. By a forced march of
thirty-two miles and soon after
was assigned to the left Union flank
where it held a line from the summit of
Round Top to the Taneytown Road
Until the close of the battle.
Twelfth, Thirteenth, Fourteenth,
Fifteenth, and Sixteenth Regiments:
Brig. Gen. George J. Stannard, commanding:
Third Brigade, Third Division, First Corps.
July 3, these regiments held the front line
First Brigade, Third Division, Cavalry Corps:
This regiment fought Stuart's cavalry at
Hanover, June 30, 1863, oposed Hampton's Cavalry at Hunterstown, July 2, and charged through the First Texas infantry and upon the line of Law's Brigade at the foot of Round Top, July 3.
Co. F. First U.S.S.; Co's E and H, Second U.S.S..
Second Brigade, First Division, Third Corps
July 2, Company F aided in checking the advance
of Wilcox's Brigade west of Seminary Ridge.
Companies E and H resisted Law's Brigade
west of Devil's Den and upon the Round Tops
July 3, the three companies took part
in the repulse of Pickett's charge.
Erected 1899 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 2, 1863.
Location. 39° 48.566′ N, 77° 14.182′ W. Marker is 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. Third Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 13th Vermont Volunteer Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 13th Vermont (within shouting distance of this marker); 16th Vermont Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named 13th Vermont (within shouting distance of this marker); 143rd Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 14th Vermont Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery C, Fifth U.S. Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
Also see . . . Vermont in the Civil War. (Submitted on February 25, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
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