Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Co G, 1st Regiment U.S. Sharpshooters
Co. G. - 1st. Regt. - July 2, 1863.
Position held by the company was 200 yards
in advance of this monument.
Erected 1888 by State of Wisconsin.
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is July 2, 1863.
Location. 39° 48.482′ N, 77° 14.663′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Memorial is at the intersection of Emmitsburg Road (Business U.S. 15) and Sickles Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Emmitsburg Road. Located at the Rogers House site, north of the Klingle House, 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. 11th Massachusetts Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of the Rogers House (within shouting distance of this marker); Andrew Atkinson Humphreys (within shouting distance of this marker); First Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Batteries F & K, Third U.S. ArtillerySecond Division (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 5th New Jersey Volunteers (about 300 feet away); First Massachusetts Infantry (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
Also see . . . Wisconsin Sharpshooters Monument. SIRIS entry for the monument. (Submitted on March 25, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
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