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

United States Battalion of Engineers

Army of the Potomac

 
 
United States Battalion of Engineers Tablet Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
1. United States Battalion of Engineers Tablet
Above the tablet is the crest of the U.S. Army. At the top of the tablet is the castle symbol of the engineers.
Inscription.
Army of the Potomac
United States Battalion of Engineers

Captain George H. Mendell commanding

With the Army of the Potomac in the Gettysburg Campaign from the Rappahannock to the Potomac and engaged in arduous duties from June 13th to July 18th bridging rivers and transporting pontoons.

No casualties reported.
 
Erected 1907 by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
 
Location. 39° 48.48′ N, 77° 13.961′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Pleasonton Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Located east of the Pennsylvania Memorial 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. Engineer Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 15th and 50th New York Engineers (within shouting distance of this marker); 1st Corps Headquarters (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Brigade (about 400 feet away); Batteries B & L, Second U.S. Artillery (about 500 feet
United States Battalion of Engineers Tablet Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
2. United States Battalion of Engineers Tablet
away); Second Brigade (about 600 feet away); 8th Pennsylvania Cavalry (about 600 feet away); 4th New York Cavalry (about 600 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 709 times since then and 42 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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