Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Ninth Massachusetts Battery
— 6 p.m. July 2, 1863 —
July 2, 1863.
Ninth Mass. Battery
"By prolonge retired firing"
from the cross road 400 yds. distant
without infantry support before
Barksdale's Confed. Brigade.
Final stand made across this angle.
Erected 1885 by State 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° 48.102′ N, 77° 14.553′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Memorial is on United States Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Located at the Trostle 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. 150th New York Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Bigelow's Desperate Stand (within shouting distance of this marker); 3d Corps Headquarters (within shouting distance of this marker); Major General Sickles (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); End of the Second Day2nd Position of 118th Pennsylvania Volunteers (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Ninth Massachusetts Battery (approx. 0.2 miles away); 7th New Jersey Volunteers (approx. ¼ mile 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. Bigelow's Battery at Gettysburg.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on March 29, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,232 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 29, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 3. submitted on November 17, 2012, by Eric Milask of Cherry Hill, New Jersey. 4, 5. submitted on March 29, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 6, 7. submitted on November 17, 2012, by Eric Milask of Cherry Hill, New Jersey.