Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
98th Pennsylvania Infantry
3d Brigade, 3d Division
— 6th Corps —
The regiment was the advance of
the Sixth Corps in its march from
Manchester, Md. to the battlefield and
occupied this position from the evening of
July 2d. until the close of the battle.
3rd. Brigade 3rd. Division
Mustered in April 29th 1861 as the 21st
Pennsylvania Infantry for 3 months. Reorgan-
ized as the 98th Pennsylvania Infantry and
Mustered in August 17th 1861. Re-enlisted
December 23rd, 1863. Mustered out June 29th. 1865.
Willamsburg - Totopotomoy
Malvern Hill - Cold Harbor
Fredericksburg - Petersburg
Marye's Heights - Fort Stevens
Salem Heights - Winchester
Gettysburg - Fishers Hill
Rappahannock Station - Cedar Creek
Mine Run - Petersburg (Fort Fisher)
Wilderness - Sailor's Creek
Spotsylvania - Appomattox
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 April 29, 1861.
Location. 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. 102nd Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 62nd New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 93rd Pennsylvania Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Third Brigade (about 400 feet away); 139th Pennsylvania Infantry (about 500 feet away); 6th Corps Headquarters (about 500 feet away); 3rd Massachusetts Battery (about 500 feet away); First Division (about 500 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. 98th Pennsylvania Infantry at Gettysburg
Also see . . . 98th 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 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 2, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,050 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on March 2, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.