Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
96th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers
2nd Brigade, 1st Division
2nd Brigade. 1st Division. 6th Army Corps.
From 5 p.m. of the 2nd until the morning
of the 5th of July 1863.
Schuylkill County Penna. September 23d 1861
Mustered out at Hestonville West Philadelphia
Penna. October 21st 1864.
Erected 1888 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 2, 1863.
Location. 39° 47.767′ N, 77° 14.263′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Memorial is on Wheatfield Road, on the right when traveling west. Located on the north end of the "Valley of Death" near the John Weikert 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. 139th Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Third Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 3rd Massachusetts Battery Brigadier General Samuel Wiley Crawford (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 93rd Pennsylvania Infantry (about 300 feet away); Third Division (about 300 feet away); 62nd New York Infantry (about 400 feet away); 95th Pennsylvania Infantry (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
Also see . . . 96th Pennsylvania Infantry. Service history of the regiment. (Submitted on March 2, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 2, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,043 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 2, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.