Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Battery M, 1st New York Light Artillery
1st Division, 12th Corps
1st N.Y. Light Artillery,
1st Division, 12th Corps.
Held this position
July 2d - 3d, 1863.
Oct. 14, 1861.
Dec. 10, 1863.
Winchester, Cedar Mountain, Beverly Ford, Antietam, Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, Resaca,
New Hope Church, Dallas, Culp's Farm, Peach Tree Creek, Atlanta, Averysboro, Bentonville.
June 24, 1865.
Erected 1889 by State of New York.
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° 48.407′ N, 77° 13.207′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Memorial can be reached from Granite Schoolhouse Lane, on the right when traveling west. Located on Powers Hill 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. Battery E, Pennsylvania Light Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery A, Maryland Light Artillery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 77th New York Infantry (about 500 feet away); 12th Corps Headquarters (about 800 feet away); 21st Pennsylvania Cavalry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Batteries B & L, Second U.S. Artillery (approx. 0.2 miles away); 4th New Jersey Volunteers (approx. 0.2 miles away); McAllister's Mill (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
Also see . . .
1. Battery M, 1st New York Light Artillery. Service history of the battery. (Submitted on April 12, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Battery M, 1st New York Light Artillery Monument. SIRIS entry for the battery. (Submitted on April 12, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 12, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,281 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on April 12, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 8, 9. submitted on April 13, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.