Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Batteries F & K, Third U.S. Artillery
First Regular Brigade - Artillery Reserve
Army of the Potomac
First Regular Brigade
Batteries F & K Third U.S. Artillery
Six 12 pounders
Lieut. John C. Turnbull Commanding
July 1 Took position on crest of hill near General Meade's Headquarters.
July 2 Moved to a position at the right of a log house on the Emmitsburg Road with Brig. General A.A. Humphreys's Division Third Corps. Engaged here but was compelled to retire with the loss of 45 horses killed and 4 guns which were afterwards recaptured.
July 3 Went into position near the Taneytown Road on the left of Cemetery Hill.
Casualties. Killed 1 officer and 8 men. Wounded 14 men. Missing 1 man.
Erected 1907 by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is July 1, 1863.
Location. 39° 48.455′ N, 77° 14.678′ 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 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 Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Division (within shouting distance of this marker); 5th New Jersey Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); Wisconsin Sharpshooters (within shouting distance of this marker); 11th Massachusetts Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 16th Massachusetts Volunteers (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Andrew Atkinson Humphreys (about 300 feet away); Site of the Rogers House (about 300 feet 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. Turnbull's Battery at Gettysburg.
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 1,064 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on March 26, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.