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

McPherson Barn

 
 
McPherson Barn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 16, 2008
1. McPherson Barn Marker
Note the additional date of "4" appears to have been removed from the marker.
Inscription. This barn was used as a hospital and sheltered the wounded of the Union and Confederate armies
July 1. 2. 3. 1863
 
Location. 39° 50.223′ N, 77° 15.079′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Chambersburg Pike (U.S. 30) 0.1 miles south of Stone Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Located on McPherson Barn in Gettysburg National Military Park. 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. 149th Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Edward McPherson Farm (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery A, Second U.S. Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Gettysburg Campaign (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 150th Pennsylvania Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Major General John Fulton Reynolds (about 300 feet away); Hall's 2nd Maine Battery (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .  McPherson's Ridge. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on October 19, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Marker on the North Side of McPherson Barn image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 16, 2008
2. Marker on the North Side of McPherson Barn
McPherson Barn - West and South Sides image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 16, 2008
3. McPherson Barn - West and South Sides
McPherson Barn - East Side image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 16, 2008
4. McPherson Barn - East Side
McPherson Barn west side and hospital sign image. Click for full size.
By Jacob McCandles, October 8, 2011
5. McPherson Barn west side and hospital sign
McPherson Barn east side image. Click for full size.
By Jacob McCandles, October 8, 2011
6. McPherson Barn east side
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,133 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   5, 6. submitted on . This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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