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

M.O.L.L.U.S. Memorial

West Side

 

12.265 acres

 
M.<small>O.L.L.U.S.</small> Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 1, 2008
1. M.O.L.L.U.S. Memorial
Inscription.
1863...1963
This land
upon which our ancestors fought
donated in memory of
the Army of the Potomac
July 1-3, 1863
The War Library and Museum
and
The Pennsylvania Commandery
both of
The Military Order of
The Loyal Legion of the United States
12.265 acres

 
Location. 39° 50.349′ N, 77° 14.847′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Reynolds Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Located north of the Second Railroad Cut 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. Second Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 56th Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named M.O.L.L.U.S. Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Davis's Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Brevet Major General James Samuel Wadsworth (about 300 feet away); Trapped in the Cut (about 300 feet away); 76th New York Infantry (about 300 feet away); 147th New York Infantry (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .
M.O.L.L.U.S. Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 23, 2015
2. M.O.L.L.U.S. Memorial
 Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States. Information about the Legion, which was formed by veteran officers of the Civil War. At its height, the organization counted over 12,000 members. (Submitted on January 15, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
M.O.L.L.U.S. Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Brian Scott, September 23, 2015
3. M.O.L.L.U.S. Memorial
First Day's Battlefield image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 1, 2008
4. First Day's Battlefield
A portion of the first day battlefield donated by M.O.L.L.U.S.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 817 times since then and 94 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   2, 3. submitted on , by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.   4. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on July 17, 2016.
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