Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
26th Pennsylvania Infantry
1st Brigade, 2nd Division
July 2nd went into action
here with 365 officers and
men. Killed 30. Wounded 176
Missing 7. Total 213.
1st Brig. 2nd Div. 3d Corps.
Mustered in May 27th 1861.
Mustered out June 18th 1864.
Right of 3rd Corps on this line
Williamsburg - Fredericksburg
Oak Grove - Chancellorsville
Peach Orchard - Gettysburg
Glendale - Wapping Heights
Malvern Hill Second - Mine Run
Bristoe Station - Wilderness
Groveton - Spotsylvania
Erected 1888 by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is May 27, 1861.
Location. 39° 48.534′ N, 77° 14.579′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Memorial is on Emmitsburg Road (Business U.S. 15), on the right when traveling north. Located near the site of the Rogers House, north of the Klingle 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. Perry's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); First Massachusetts Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Andrew Atkinson Humphreys (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of the Rogers House (about 400 feet away); 2nd Rhode Island Volunteers (about 400 feet away); 11th Massachusetts Infantry (about 400 feet away); Wisconsin Sharpshooters (about 500 feet away); First Brigade (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
Also see . . .
1. The Peach Orchard. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on March 23, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. 26th Pennsylvania Infantry. Service history of the Regiment. (Submitted on March 23, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 23, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,125 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on March 23, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.