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

The Angle

 
 
The Angle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
1. The Angle Marker
Inscription. General Armistead and a few Confederate soldiers charged across this wall, reached the Union cannon behind it and were soon overwhelmed.
 
Location. 39° 48.806′ N, 77° 14.184′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker can be reached from Hancock Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Located at the "Angle" on 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. 71st Pennsylvania Volunteers (a few steps from this marker); 72nd Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Brigadier General Lewis Armistead, C.S.A. (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery A, Fourth U.S. Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Lt. Alonzo Cushing (within shouting distance of this marker); Twenty-Sixth North Carolina Regiment (within shouting distance of this marker); Pettigrew and Trimble's Attack (within shouting distance of this marker); Battlefield Landmarks - West and North (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
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The Angle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
2. The Angle Marker
The juncture of the stone walls in the background forms the "angle."
Tablets and Monuments at the Angle.
 
Also see . . .  The Angle and General Armistead. (Submitted on February 13, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
The Bloody Angle from near Emmitsburg Road. image. Click for full size.
By Henry T. McLin, August 9, 2011
3. The Bloody Angle from near Emmitsburg Road.
The Bloody Angle looking east from the Confederates' point of view during Pickett's Charge.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,192 times since then and 261 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   3. submitted on , by Henry T. McLin of Hanover, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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