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

2nd Rhode Island Volunteers

2nd Brigade, 3rd Division

 

— 6th Corps —

 
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By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
1. 2nd Rhode Island Volunteers Marker
On the front facing of the marker is the Greek cross symbol of Sixth Corps.
Inscription.  
Skirmish Line
2nd R.I. Volunteers
Col. Horatio Rogers Jr.
2nd Brig. 3rd Div.
6th Corps
July 4, 1863

 
Erected 1886.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1932.
 
Location. 39° 48.588′ N, 77° 14.53′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Emmitsburg Road (Business U.S. 15), on the right when traveling south. Located south of 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 walking distance of this marker. 26th Pennsylvania Infantry (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Perry's Brigade (about 500 feet away); First Massachusetts Infantry (about 600 feet away); Site of the Rogers House (about 800 feet away); Andrew Atkinson Humphreys (about 800 feet away); 11th Massachusetts Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Massachusetts Infantry Skirmish Line (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wisconsin Sharpshooters (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
 
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By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
2. 2nd Rhode Island Volunteers Marker
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Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. 2nd Rhode Island at Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .  2nd Rhode Island Volunteers. Web site providing a history of the regiment. (Submitted on March 23, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 23, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,039 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 23, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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