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

Army of the Potomac

July 2 1863

 
 
Army of the Potomac - July 2, 1863 Itinerary Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
1. Army of the Potomac - July 2, 1863 Itinerary Tablet
Inscription. Headquarters of the Army moved to Gettysburg. Second, Fifth and Sixth Corps, Lockwood's Brigade from the Middle Department, First and Third Brigades Second Cavalry Division, Third Cavalry Division and the Artillery Reserve reached the field. First and Second Brigades First Cavalry Division marched from Gettysburg to Taneytown and Merritt's Reserve Brigade of First Division from Mechanicsburg to Emmitsburg.

Battle of Gettysburg (Second Day)
Skirmishes at Hunterstown and near Chambersburg Penna.
 
Erected by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
 
Location. 39° 49.294′ N, 77° 13.781′ 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 (a few steps from 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). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .  Gettysburg - Day 2. National Park Service site detailing day two of the battle. (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 538 times since then and 67 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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