Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Battery E, 1st Rhode Island Light Artillery
1. Lt. J.K. Bucklyn, Commanding.
1st. R.I. L.A.
July 2, 1863.
Erected 1886 by State of Rhode Island.
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° 48.139′ N, 77° 14.965′ 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 site of the Wentz House, across from the Sherfy Farm, 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. 63rd Pennsylvania Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Artillery Brigade (about 300 feet away); Battery C, Pennsylvania Light Artillery (about 300 feet away); Second Division (about 300 feet 68th Pennsylvania Infantry (about 300 feet away); 73rd New York Infantry (about 400 feet away); Third Corps (about 400 feet away); Battery F, Pennsylvania Light Artillery (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
Also see . . . Battery E 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 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 28, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,016 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on March 28, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.