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

Army of the Potomac

July 7 1863

 
 
Army of the Potomac - July 7, 1863 Itinerary Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
1. Army of the Potomac - July 7, 1863 Itinerary Tablet
Inscription. Headquarters of the Army moved from Gettysburg to Frederick. First Corps marched from Emmitsburg to Hamburg. Second Corps from Two Taverns to Taneytown. Third Corps from Gettysburg via Emmitsburg to Mechanicstown. Fifth Corps from Moritz's Cross-Roads via Emmitsburg to Utica. Sixth Corps from Emmitsburg to Mountain Pass. Eleventh Corps from Emmitsburg to Middletown. Twelfth Corps from Littlestown to Walkersville and the Artillery Reserve from Littlestown to Woodsborough. First and Third Cavalry Divisions and Second Brigade Second Cavalry Division marched from Jones's Cross-Roads to Boonsborough. The Third Brigade Second Cavalry Division marching en route from Chambersburg to Middletown. The First Brigade Second Cavalry Division and the Third Brigade Second Division Sixth Corps marched from Fairfield to Waynesborough.
 
Erected by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
 
Location. 39° 49.299′ N, 77° 13.786′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Baltimore Pike (State Highway 97), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Located near the east entrance to the National Cemetery, in Gettysburg National Military Park. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Itinerary Tablets in Near the National Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
2. Itinerary Tablets in Near the National Cemetery
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gettysburg Address (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Army of the Potomac (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Army of the Potomac (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Army of the Potomac (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Army of the Potomac (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Army of the Potomac (a few steps from this marker); Second Division (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Army of the Potomac (a few steps from this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .  Markers Return to East Cemetery Hill. Entry from Gettysburg Daily recording the restoration of these tablets. Placed in the early 1900s, these tablets were recently restored and moved to a better location on the hill. Photos and video show the techniques used to place and weatherproof markers. (Submitted on January 22, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 711 times since then and 65 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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