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Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Gettysburg Campaign

 
 
Gettysburg Campaign Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 17, 2008
1. Gettysburg Campaign Marker
Inscription. The Union Army 12th Corps arrived here the afternoon of July 1, 1863; and later moved into battle line on Culp's Hill. On July 2, the 6th Corps arrived by this same road, and the 5th Corps by the Hanover Road.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Gettysburg Campaign marker series.
 
Location. 39° 48.266′ N, 77° 12.583′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Baltimore Pike (State Highway 97), on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 7th Maine Infantry (approx. mile away); 43rd New York Infantry (approx. mile away); 49th New York Infantry (approx. mile away); Third Brigade (approx. mile away); 61st Pennsylvania Infantry (approx. mile away); McAllister's Mill (approx. 0.4 miles away); 4th New Jersey Volunteers (approx. 0.4 miles away); 12th Corps Headquarters (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Gettysburg Campaign Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 17, 2008
2. Gettysburg Campaign Marker
Bridge over Rock Creek image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 17, 2008
3. Bridge over Rock Creek
Federal forces assembling at Gettysburg crossed over Rock Creek, which weaves along the eastern edge of the battlefield, near this point.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,067 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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