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Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

153rd Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers

1st Brigade, 1st Division

 

— 11th Corps —

 
153rd Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, April 4, 2009
1. 153rd Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers Monument
At the top of the monument is the "Keystone" symbol of Pennsylvania and the crescent moon symbol of Eleventh Corps.
Inscription.  
153d Regt. Penn. Vol.
1st Brigade, 1st Division
11th Corps. Engaged at
Chancellorsville
May 1.2.3. & 4. 1863.
Gettysburg.
July 1.2. & 3. 1863.
Erected by the survivors.

 
Erected 1884 by 153rd Pennsylvania Regimental Association.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is May 1, 1863.
 
Location. 39° 49.293′ N, 77° 13.64′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Memorial is on Wainwright Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Located on East Cemetery Hill 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. First Brigade (a few steps from this marker); 41st New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 68th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 7th West Virginia Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 54th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery B, First Pennsylvania Light Artillery
153rd Pennsylvania Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
2. 153rd Pennsylvania Monument
The regiment shared a line with the rest of the First (Von Gilsa's) Brigade on Brickyard Road, now Wainwright Avenue. To their left was the 69th New York. To their right was the 41st New York.
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(about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Battery B, 1st Pennsylvania Light Artillery (about 400 feet away); Ricketts' 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. 153rd Pennsylvania at Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. 153rd Pennsylvania Infantry. Service history of the Regiment. (Submitted on March 18, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. Monument Vandalized. In May 2009 the monument suffered damage from vandals. (Submitted on May 19, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 18, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,371 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 17, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   2. submitted on March 18, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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