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Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Col. Strong Vincent

 
 
Col. Strong Vincent Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 11, 2013
1. Col. Strong Vincent Marker
Inscription.  
Col. Strong Vincent fell here
com’g 3d Brig. 1st Div. 5th Corp
July 2nd 1863

 
Topics. This memorial is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 39° 47.476′ N, 77° 14.221′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Memorial is on Sykes Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Marker is located in Gettysburg National Military Park, atop Little Round Top. 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. 12th and 44th New York Infantry (here, next to this marker); Historic Breastworks (a few steps from this marker); 140th New York Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Defense of Little Round Top (within shouting distance of this marker); Gen. Strong Vincent (within shouting distance of this marker); Sixteenth Michigan Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Third Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); "Hold The Ground At All Hazards" (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
 
Col. Strong Vincent Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 11, 2013
2. Col. Strong Vincent Marker
Marker on Little Round Top image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 11, 2013
3. Marker on Little Round Top
Marker can be seen on the boulder at the base of the tower.
Brigadier General Strong Vincent, Mortally Wounded, July 2D, in the Struggle for the Round Tops image. Click for full size.
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4. Brigadier General Strong Vincent, Mortally Wounded, July 2D, in the Struggle for the Round Tops
From The Century Magazine, Vol. 33, No. 2, December 1886. After a photo by Brady
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 13, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 581 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 13, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   4. submitted on September 24, 2020, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.
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