Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
106th Pennsylvania Volunteers
2nd Brigade, 2nd Division
— 2nd Corps —
2d Brigade 2d Division
July 2d and 3d 1863.
Took into action
23 officers 263 men.
Killed 1 officer 10 men.
Wounded 10 officers 49 men.
Missing 2 men.
Total 11 officers 61 men. 72.
Lieut. Colonel Wm L. Curry.
Erected by the Regimental Association
Companies A & B on skirmish line.
Co. B. by order of Gen. Meade, ad-
vanced and uncovered enemy's posi-
tion on Seminary Ridge.
Co. B advanced to Bliss House.
Held by 16th Miss. where it was
repulsed loosing 1 officer, 11 men.
In connection with 4 companies of
tured the Bliss House & number
Brig. Gen. Alex. S. Webb.
The regiment assisted in repelling the
charge of Wright's Georgia Brigade.
Made a countercharge to the Emmitts-
burg Road, recapturing the guns of
Browns Rhode Island Battery,
and captured 250 prisoners, including
Col. Gibson wounded, 5 captains and
15 lieutenants of the 48th Georgia.
The regiment except companies A
and B and a detail of fifty men &
three officers was subsequently
ordered to reinforce the Eleventh
Corps and was assigned position
on East Cemetery Hill, supporting
Battery, where it remained during
Maj. General W.S. Hancock.
The regiment with Eleventh Corps
on East Cemetery Hill, except
Companies A. B. and a detail of
fifty men from the other companies
this point and assisted to repel
The regiment also participated
in the following battles.
Fair Oaks, Savage Station, Malvern
Hill, Antietam, Fredericksburg,
Locust Grove, Wilderness, Po River,
Spottsylvania, Cold Harbor, Peters-
burg, Weldon R.R., Reams Station,
Boydton Road, Hatchers Run.
Brig. Gen. John Gibbon.
Erected 1884 by 106th Pennsylvania Regimental Association.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1736.
Location. 39° 48.696′ N, 77° 14.396′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Emmitsburg Road (Business U.S. 15), on the right when traveling north. Located at the Codori 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 Colonel George H. Ward (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Union Counterthrust (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wright's Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away); 13th Vermont (approx. 0.2 miles away); 2nd Rhode Island Volunteers (approx. 0.2 miles away); 59th New York Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); 7th Michigan Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); 20th Massachusetts Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles 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. 106th Pennsylvania Infantry at Gettysburg.
Also see . . . 106th Pennsylvania Infantry. Service history of Regiment. (Submitted on March 23, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
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