Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
The Morris Artillery
Rodes's Division - Ewell's Corps
Army of Northern Virginia
Ewell's Corps Rodes's Division
Carter's Battalion Page's Battery
The Morris Artillery
July 1 Not engaged until the Union forces on Seminary Ridge extended their line to the right when it opened upon them with a rapid enfilading fire in support of the Infantry in the conflict which ensued. Meanwhile it suffered from the fire of Union Artillery in the valley north of the town. Afterward moved to the foot of the ridge and aided in dislodging both the Artillery and Infantry of the Eleventh Corps.
July 2 Held in readiness to move into position but was not engaged.
July 3 On Seminary Ridge in reserve.
July 4 After nightfall began the march to Hagerstown.
Losses. Killed and mortally wounded 4. Wounded 26.
Ammunition expended 215 rounds. Horses killed or disabled 17.
Erected 1910 by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1858.
Location. 39° 50.838′ N, 77° 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. The Jeff Davis Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Carter's Battalion (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Iverson's Brigade (about 300 feet away); The Orange Artillery (about 400 feet away); O'Neal's Brigade (about 400 feet away); Rodes Attacks (about 400 feet away); Rodes's Division (about 400 feet away); A Dedication (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 12, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 997 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 12, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 3, 4. submitted on July 24, 2016, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina. 5, 6. submitted on April 12, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.