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

Army of Northern Virginia

July 2, 1863

 
 
Army of Northern Virginia Tablet - July 2, 1863 image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 16, 2008
1. Army of Northern Virginia Tablet - July 2, 1863
Inscription. McLaws's and Hood's Divisions Longstreet's Corps marched from Marsh Creek to the field at Gettysburg. Law's Brigade Hood's Division marched from New Guilford to Gettysburg arriving about noon. Pickett's Division Longstreet's Corps marched from Chambersburg and arrived in the vicinity of Gettysburg soon after sunset.

Stuart's Cavalry Division marched from Carlisle via Hunterstown to near Gettysburg. Hampton's Cavalry Brigade being in front had an engagement with Union Cavalry in the evening at Hunterstown Penna.

Robertson's and Jones's Brigades Stuart's Cavalry Division marched from Greencastle to Chambersburg.
 
Erected by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
 
Location. 39° 49.635′ 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, 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
Army of Northern Virginia Itinerary Tablets image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 16, 2008
2. Army of Northern Virginia Itinerary Tablets
Ten tablets cover the movements of the Confederate army from June 26 to July 5, 1863.
(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 789 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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