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

6th Corps Headquarters

Army of the Potomac

 
 
6th Corps Headquarters Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
1. 6th Corps Headquarters Marker
The marker incorporates a breech down 4.5-inch Ordnance Rifle, with the Greek Cross of the Sixth Corps over the trunnions.
Inscription.
Army of the Potomac
6th Corps Headquarters
Major General
John Sedgwick
July 2 3 4 5, 1863

 
Erected 1913 by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
 
Location. 39° 47.854′ N, 77° 14.091′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Sedgwick Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Located on the south part of Cemetery Ridge 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. First Division (a few steps from this marker); Co. H. 1st Pennsylvania Cavalry (within shouting distance of this marker); First Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Fifth Army Corps (within shouting distance of this marker); 5th Corps Headquarters (within shouting distance of this marker); 37th Massachusetts Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Brigade (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); 10th Massachusetts Infantry (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .  Cemetery Ridge. National Park Service virtual tour stop.
Plaque on Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
2. Plaque on Marker
(Submitted on February 6, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Location of Sedgwick's Headquarters image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
3. Location of Sedgwick's Headquarters
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 928 times since then and 108 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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