Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
12th New Hampshire Volunteers
1st Brigade, 2nd Division
— 3rd Corps —
Died of wounds, 6.
Our union is river, lake, ocean, and sky;
Man breaks not the medal, when God cuts the die.
12th N.H. Vol's.
(Left and Right):
This Regiment was raised in four days;
Served nearly three years in the Armies of the
Potomac and the James; and lost in killed and wounded
over 50 per ct. of those engaged at
Chancellorsville and Cold Harbor, and of its
original number while in the service.
It marched to this field on the night
of the 1st; Fought here on the 2nd; and
supported the centre against Pickett's
Charge on the 3rd.
Erected 1888 by State of New Hampshire.
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil
Location. 39° 48.39′ N, 77° 14.759′ 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 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. 16th Massachusetts Volunteers (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 11th New Jersey Volunteers (about 300 feet away); 3rd Brigade (about 300 feet away); Battery K, Fourth U.S. Artillery (about 400 feet away); 5th New Jersey Volunteers (about 400 feet away); Second Division (about 500 feet away); Wilcox's Brigade (about 500 feet away); Batteries F & K, Third U.S. Artillery (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
Also see . . .
1. 12th New Hampshire Volunteers. Service record of regiment and partial muster rosters. (Submitted on March 26, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. 12th New Hampshire Volunteers Monument. SIRIS entry for monument. (Submitted on March 26, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 26, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,434 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on March 26, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.