Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
First Massachusetts Infantry Skirmish Line
Left resting on
11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. July 2, 1863
Loss on skirmish line
Killed 8, Died of wounds 2,
Wounded 32, Prisoners 10.
Erected 1913 by State of Massachusetts.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1913.
Location. 39° 48.623′ N, 77° 14.712′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker can be reached from Emmitsburg Road (Business U.S. 15), on the right when traveling south. Located west of the Rogers House site 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 Massachusetts Infantry (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Perry's Brigade (about 800 feet away); 26th Pennsylvania Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of the Rogers House (approx. 0.2 miles away); 2nd Rhode Island Volunteers Andrew Atkinson Humphreys (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wisconsin Sharpshooters (approx. 0.2 miles away); 11th 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. 1st Massachusetts Infantry at Gettysburg.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 24, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 831 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on March 24, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.