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

Army of the Potomac

July 4 1863

 
 
Army of the Potomac - July 4, 1863 Itinerary Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
1. Army of the Potomac - July 4, 1863 Itinerary Tablet
Inscription. First and Second Brigades First Cavalry Division marched from Westminster. The Reserve Brigade First Cavalry Division from Gettysburg en route to Frederick. Second Brigade Second Cavalry Division from Westminster via Emmitsburg to Monterey. The Third Brigade Second Cavalry Division from Gettysburg to Hunterstown and the Third Cavalry Division from Gettysburg via Emmitsburg to Monterey.

Fight at Monterey Gap Pennsylvania.
Skirmishes at Fairfield Gap Pennsylvania and near Emmitsburg Md.
 
Erected by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
 
Location. 39° 49.296′ N, 77° 13.783′ 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. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of 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
Itinerary Tablets in Near the National Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain
2. Itinerary Tablets in Near the National Cemetery
(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); Gettysburg Address (here, next to 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 654 times since then and 61 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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