Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
62nd New York Infantry
— 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 6th Corps —
3. Brigade 3. Division 6. Corps
July 2, 1863. 7.15. P.M.
The regiment participated with the Army of
the Potomac in all its campaigns, as well as in
Sheridan's Campaign in the Shenandoah Valley, 1864.
(Back, Caption on Relief):
On the site of this monument the regiment under command of Lieut. Col. T.B. Hamilton charged the enemy and recaptured two guns.
Erected 1888 by State of New York.
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1849.
Location. 39° 47.831′ N, 77° 14.244′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Memorial is on Crawford Avenue (Driveway to John Weikert Farm), on the right when traveling north. 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. 93rd Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 102nd Pennsylvania Infantry Third Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 139th Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 98th Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 3rd Massachusetts Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 96th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Brigadier General Samuel Wiley Crawford (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
Also see . . . 62nd New York 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 951 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 2, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.