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

Army of Northern Virginia

July 1, 1863

 
 
Army of Northern Virginia Tablet - July 1, 1863 image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 16, 2008
1. Army of Northern Virginia Tablet - July 1, 1863
Inscription. Heth's and Pender's Divisions Hill's Corps marched from Cashtown to Gettysburg. Anderson's Division Hill's Corps marched from Fayetteville via Cashtown to near Gettysburg.

Rodes's Division Ewell's Corps marched from Heidlersburg via Middletown to Gettysburg. Early's Division Ewell's corps to Heidlersburg and thence by way of the direct road to Gettysburg. Johnson's Division Ewell's Corps from Scotland via Cashtown to Gettysburg.

Pickett's Division Longstreet's Corps remained with the wagon trains at Chambersburg. McLaw's and Hood's Divisions Longstreet's Corps except Law's Brigade on outpost duty at New Guilford marched from Fayetteville to Marsh Creek within four miles of Gettysburg.

Stuart's Cavalry Division marched from Jefferson via Dover and Dillsburg to Carlisle. Robertson's and Jones's Brigades of Cavalry crossed the Potomac at Williamsport and marched to Greencastle Penna.
 
Erected by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
 
Location. 39° 49.636′ N, 77° 14.686′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on West Confederate Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Located near the Shultz Woods in Gettysburg National Military Park,
Army of Northern Virginia Itinerary Tablets image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain
2. Army of Northern Virginia Itinerary Tablets
Ten tablets cover the movements of the Confederate army from June 26 to July 5, 1863.
across the street from the National Guard Armory. 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. A different marker also named Army of Northern Virginia (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Army of Northern Virginia (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Army of Northern Virginia (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Army of Northern Virginia (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Army of Northern Virginia (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Army of Northern Virginia (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Army of Northern Virginia (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Army of Northern Virginia (a few steps from this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
More about this marker. The tablet is one of ten placed originally by the Battlefield Commission around the turn of the century. These were restored and placed on Seminary Ridge in 2007.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 914 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   2. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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