Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
16th Massachusetts Volunteers
1st Brigade, 2nd Division
1st Brigade 2nd Division 3rd Corps
Army of the Potomac
On this field July 2nd 1863
4 officers and 23 enlisted men
to whose memory this monument
is erected by the
Commonwealth of Massachusetts
16th Mass. Vols.
Erected 1885 by Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
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° 48.421′ N, 77° 14.72′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Memorial is on Emmitsburg Road (Business State Highway 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. 5th New Jersey Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); 3rd Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Division (within shouting distance of this marker); 12th New Hampshire Volunteers (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct Batteries F & K, Third U.S. Artillery (about 300 feet away); First Brigade (about 400 feet away); Wisconsin Sharpshooters (about 500 feet away); 11th Massachusetts Infantry (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
Also see . . . 16th Massachusetts Volunteers Monument. SIRIS entry for the 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 1,052 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 26, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.