Fairfield in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1951 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Location. 39° 47.243′ N, 77° 22.13′ W. Marker is in Fairfield, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Main Street (State Highway 116), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Located at the St. John Lutheran Church. Marker is in this post office area: Fairfield PA 17320, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Army of the Potomac (within shouting distance of this marker); Fairfield (within shouting distance of this marker); "Tapeworm Railroad" (approx. 0.7 miles away); Jones's Brigade (approx. 2.7 miles away); Sixth Regiment U.S. Cavalry (approx. 2.8 miles away); Lower Marsh Creek Church (approx. 3 miles away); Hugh Culbertson Farm (approx. 3.2 miles away); John Hanson "Hance" Steelman (approx. 3.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Fairfield.
Also see . . .
1. Battle of Fairfield. Background narrative about the battle along with photographs of the battle sites and buildings associated with the battle. The battle of Fairfield was a cavalry action taking place on the last day of the battle of Gettysburg. Here Confederate cavalry blocked a Federal move to cut off this retreat route to the south.
2. Battle of Fairfield. Gettysburg Daily article with Civil War authors J.D. Petruzzi Steve Stanley providing part one of a tour the Battle of Fairfield.
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