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Greenmount 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 1st Corps camped here June 30, 1863, on the way to Gettysburg. Followed later by the 11th and 3rd Corps, they marched next morning to relieve Buford's cavalry, already in action west of the town.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Gettysburg Campaign marker series.
 
Location. 39° 44.9′ N, 77° 16.981′ W. Marker is in Greenmount, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Emmitsburg Road (Business U.S. 15), on the right when traveling north. 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 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Manor of Maske (approx. 1.5 miles away); First U.S. Cavalry (approx. 2.1 miles away); Second U.S. Cavalry (approx. 2.1 miles away); Reserve Brigade (approx. 2.1 miles away); Sixth U.S. Cavalry (approx. 2.1 miles away); Battery K, First U.S. Artillery (approx. 2.1 miles away); 1st & 2d Regiments United States Cavalry (approx. 2.2 miles away); Pennsylvania (approx. 2.3 miles away).
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Gettysburg Campaign Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 17, 2008
2. Gettysburg Campaign Marker
The Emmitsburg Road Looking North toward Gettysburg image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 17, 2008
3. The Emmitsburg Road Looking North toward Gettysburg
The line of march for I Corps along with XI and III Corps elements which followed, marching toward Gettysburg on July 1, 1863.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 984 times since then and 20 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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