Cumberland Township near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
First Division - Sixth Corps
— Army of the Potomac —
Sixth Corps First Division
Brig. Gen. David A. Russell
6th. Maine, 49th. (4 Cos.) 119th. Pennsylvania
5th. Wisconsin Infantry
July 2 Arrived about 4 p.m. from Manchester MD and moved to the east slope of the northern side of Little Round Top arriving at dark and held in reserve until morning.
July 3 Moved to the extreme left and on the east slope of Round Top and remained until late in the afternoon then went into position on the left centre in support of Fifth Corps. Not engaged.
July 4 Moved to the left of Fifth Corps and occupied the slope of Round Top
Casualties Wounded 2 men.
Erected 1912 by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant day of the year for for this entry is July 2.
Location. 39° 47.002′ N, 77° 13.688′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. It is in Cumberland Township. Marker is on Howe Avenue, 0.1 miles east of Taneytown Road (Pennsylvania Road 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. 6th Maine Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 49th Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery C, First New York Light Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); 5th Wisconsin Volunteers (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 119th Pennsylvania Infantry (about 400 feet away); Second Division (about 600 feet away); Battery C, Massachusetts Light Artillery (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Vermont Brigade (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
Also see . . . General Russell's Report. The brigade suffered a single casualty during the battle. (Submitted on August 5, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2023. It was originally submitted on August 5, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 835 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 5, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.