Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
118th Pennsylvania Volunteers
Corn Exchange Regiment
— 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 5th Corps —
Corn Exchange Reg't
1st Brigade 1st Division 5th Corps
Army of the Potomac
of "Wheat Field" July 2,
and held this position
July 3, and 4, 1863.
August 30, 1862
Mustered out June 1, 1865
Participated in 34 battles
Killed in battle 205
Died of wounds and disease 500
Missing in action 273
Original muster 960
Final muster of original members 139.
by the Commercial Exchange
formerly Corn Exchange
of Philadelphia, and the
surviving members of
Erected 1884 by the Commercial Exchange of Philadelphia.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1809.
Location. 39° 47.243′ N, 77° 14.332′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker can be reached from South Confederate 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. 119th Regiment Pennsylvania Volunteers (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 20th Maine Regiment (about 300 feet away); 5th Pennsylvania Reserves (about 300 feet away); 12th Pennsylvania Reserves (about 400 feet away); 9th Massachusetts Infantry (about 500 feet away); Third Brigade (about 500 feet away); 10th Pennsylvania Reserves (about 600 feet away); Law's Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles 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. 118th "Corn Exchange" Regiment at Gettysburg.
Also see . . .
1. 118th Pennsylvania Volunteers. Service history of the regiment. (Submitted on April 11, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. 118th Pennsylvania Volunteers Monument. SIRIS entry for the monument. (Submitted on April 11, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
3. 118th Pennsylvania Infantry Regiment. "The Civil War in the East" unit history. (Submitted on May 22, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 1, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 11, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,530 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on April 11, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.