Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
105th Pennsylvania Infantry
1st Brigade, 1st Division, 3rd Corps
— Wildcat Regiment —
1st Brig. 1st Div. 3d Corps.
July 2nd Position from 2 to 4 p.m.
Moved across the Emmitsburg
Road. Being outflanked the regiment
changed front facing south and
formed line along the lane at right
angles to the road from which
it retired fighting.
Present at Gettysburg 17 officers 257 men
Killed or died of wounds 2 officers 18 men
Wounded 13 officers 95 men
Missing 9 men
Total loss 132
Division 3d Corps advanc-
ing and recapturing with
the aid of other troops
3 guns of Battery C, 5th
Williamsburg. - Wilderness.
Fair Oaks. - Spotsylvania.
Oak Grove. - North Anna.
Glendale. - Totopotomoy.
Malvern Hill. - Cold Harbor.
Bristoe Stn. - Petersburg.
2d Bull Run. - Strawberry Plains.
Chantilly. - Deep Bottom.
Fredericksburg. - Poplar Springs Church.
Chancellorsville. - Boyton Road
Gettysburg. - Hatcher's Run.
Auburn. - Amelia Springs.
Kelly's Ford. - Appomattox.
Erected 1889 by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1863.
Location. 39° 48.254′ N, 77° 14.874′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Memorial is at the intersection of Emmitsburg Road (Business U.S. 15) and United States Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Emmitsburg Road. Located between the Klingle and Sherfey Houses 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 Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 57th Pennsylvania Veteran Volunteers (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 114th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry (about 400 feet away); 120th New York Infantry (about 500 feet away); Battery K, Fourth U.S. Artillery (about 600 feet away); Artillery Brigade (about 600 feet away); Wilcox's Brigade (about 600 feet away); Second Brigade (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
Also see . . .
1. 105th Pennsylvania Infantry. Service history of the Regiment. (Submitted on March 28, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. 105th Pennsylvania Infantry Monument. SIRIS entry for the monument. (Submitted on March 28, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 28, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,931 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on March 28, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.