Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
84th Pennsylvania Infantry
1st Brigade, 2nd Division
— 3rd Corps —
July 1. The Regiment was on duty guarding the Division wagon trains. Moved with the column on the road from Taneytown to Emmittsburg and on the opening of the battle was ordered with the train to Westminster, Md. where it arrived July 2d. at 7 a.m. and picketed the roads near the wagon parks until the close of the battle.
the counties of Blair,
Lycoming, Clearfield, Dauphin,
Columbia, Cameron, Westmoreland,
Huntington, Philadelphia, Montour,
Mustered in December 23, 1861.
Re-enlisted January 1, 1864.
Consolidated with 57th Penna.
Infantry January 13, 1865 and
composed the four left companies
until muster-out June 29, 1865.
Total enrollment 1310.
Killed and Died of Wounds 6 officers 122 men.
Died of Disease and other causes 1 officers 101 men
Wounded 19 officers 251 men
Captured or Missing 9 officers 241 men
Total 35 officers 715 men
Bath - Mine Run
Hancock - Wilderness
Winchester, March 28, 1862 - Spotsylvania
Port Republic - Totopotomoy
Cedar Mountain - Cold Harbor
Thoroughfare Gap - Petersburg
2d Bull Run - Strawberry Plains
Fredericksburg - Deep Bottom
Chancellorsville - Poplar Spring Church
Gettysburg - Boydton Road
Kelly's Ford - Hatcher's Run
Erected 1889 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 1, 1863.
Location. 39° 48.491′ N, 77° 14.119′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Memorial is at the intersection of Pleasonton Avenue and Humphreys Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Pleasonton Avenue. Located north of the Pennsylvania State Memorial 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. Cavalry Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); 2d Corps Headquarters (within shouting distance of this marker); 124th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 8th Pennsylvania Cavalry (within shouting distance of this marker); Pennsylvania State Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Pennsylvania Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Ninth Michigan Battery (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
Also see . . . 84th Pennsylvania Infantry. Service history of the regiment. (Submitted on February 25, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
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