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

1st Maryland Battalion

 
 
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By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
1. 1st Maryland Battalion Marker
Inscription.  
Point reached by
First Md
Battalion C.S.A.
July 3rd
1863

 
Erected 1886.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is July 3, 1863.
 
Location. 39° 48.988′ N, 77° 13.17′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Memorial is at the intersection of Geary Avenue and Slocum Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Geary Avenue. Located next to Pardee Field on Culp's 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. Twelfth Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); 109th Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 29th Pennsylvania Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); 14th [Brooklyn] Infantry, N.Y.S.M. [84th. N.Y. Volunteers] (within shouting distance of this marker); 111th Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting
1st Maryland Battalion Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
2. 1st Maryland Battalion Marker
The marker denotes the furthest point reached by elements of Steuart's Confederate Brigade on July 3.
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distance of this marker); 5th Ohio Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Pardee Field (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). 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. Maryland Battalion, Confederate, at Gettysburg.
 
Marker and the Stone Wall of Pardee Field image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
3. Marker and the Stone Wall of Pardee Field
Looking east from the marker toward the stone wall of Pardee field (on the right). On the morning of July 3, the Confederates made one more attempt to gain the crest of Culp's Hill. Steuart's Brigade charged across Pardee Field, with the 1st Maryland Battalion reaching this point near the line of the 5th Ohio, before being repulsed.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 22, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,193 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 22, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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