Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
102nd Pennsylvania Infantry
3rd Brigade, 3rd Division
— 6th Corps —
3d Brigade, 3d Division, 6th Corps.
July 1. The Regiment was detailed at Manchester to guard trains to Westminster. At the latter place a detachment of 3 officers and 100 men was sent to Gettysburg with the supply train and on its arrival the morning of the 3rd. was posted on this line. The rest of the Regiment picketed the roads leading from Westminster to Gettysburg until the close of the battle.
Willamsburg - Mine Run - Opequon
Fair Oaks - Wilderness - Fisher's Hill
Malvern Hill - Spotsylvania - Cedar Creek
Antietam - North Anna - Petersburg Fort Fisher
Fredericksburg - Totopotomoy - Petersburg Assault
marye's Heights - Cold Harbor - Sailor's Creek
Salem Heights - Petersburg - Appomattox
Gettysburg - Fort Stevens
Mustered in August 1861. Re-enlisted December 1863
Mustered out June 28, 1865.
Total enrollment 2100
Killed and died of wounds 10 officers 169 men
Died of disease etc. 1 officer 37 men
Captured or missing 5 officers 131 men
Total 39 officers 905 men
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° 47.846′ 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. 62nd New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 93rd Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 98th Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Third Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 3rd Massachusetts Battery (about 300 feet away); 139th Pennsylvania Infantry (about 300 feet away); 96th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers (about 500 feet away); 6th Pennsylvania Reserves (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
Also see . . . 102nd Pennsylvania Infantry. Service (Submitted on March 2, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
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