Cumberland Township in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
At 5 a.m. the One Hundred and Forty-Seventh Penna. Volunteers (Lt. Col. Ario Pardee Jr.) was ordered to charge and carry the stone wall occupied by the enemy this they did in handsome style their firing causing heavy loss to the enemy who then abandoned the entire line of stone wall
Report of Brig. General John W. Geary
Commanding 2d Division 12th Corps.
Erected by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
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° 48.943′ N, 77° 13.179′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Memorial is on Geary Avenue, 0.1 miles south of Slocum, on the right when traveling north. Located between the upper and lower crests of Culp's Hill, in Pardee Field in Gettysburg National Military Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Geary Avenue, 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. 147th Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 5th Ohio Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 1st Maryland BattalionTwelfth Corps (about 300 feet away); Second Brigade (about 400 feet away); 29th Pennsylvania Infantry (about 400 feet away); 29th Pennsylvania Volunteers (about 400 feet away); First Division (about 400 feet 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. Lower Culp's Hill and Pardee Field Virtual Tour by Markers
Also see . . . Culp’s Hill and Cemetery Hill. (Submitted on November 26, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on December 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 26, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,471 times since then and 41 times this year. Last updated on August 28, 2014, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 26, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.