Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
2nd Battery New Jersey Light Artillery
Artillery Brigade - Third Corps
— Army of the Potomac —
New Jersey Light Artillery
Six 10 pounder Parrotts
Captain A. Judson Clark Commanding
July 2 Engaged in the action in a field near the Peach Orchard retired to the rear about 6.30 p.m. for want of support.
July 3 In line here with the Artillery Brigade during the heavy cannonading and the charge and repulse of Longstreet's Assault but was not engaged.
Casualties July 2nd Killed 1 man. Wounded 16 men. Missing 3 men. Total 20.
Erected by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is July 2, 1863.
Location. 39° 48.258′ N, 77° 14.079′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Hancock Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Located south of the Pennsylvania 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. New York State Auxiliary Monument (a few steps from this marker); First Volunteer BrigadeBattery H, 3rd Pennsylvania Heavy Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); 4th Pennsylvania Cavalry (within shouting distance of this marker); 2nd Connecticut Light Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 15th Battery New York Light Artillery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Reverend Father William Corby, C.S.C. (about 300 feet away); Dow's 6th Maine Battery (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Clark's Battery at Gettysburg.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 1, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,135 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 1, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.