Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
12th Corps Headquarters
Army of the Potomac
12th. Corps Headquarters
Henry W. Slocum
July 1, 2, 3, 4. 1863
Were located on Powers Hill
280 yards westerly
Erected 1913 by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
Location. 39° 48.48′ N, 77° 13.071′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Baltimore Pike (State Highway 97), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Located near Powers Hill 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. 21st Pennsylvania Cavalry (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); McAllister's Mill (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named 21st Pennsylvania Cavalry (about 600 feet away); Battery E, Pennsylvania Light Artillery (about 800 feet away); Battery M, 1st New York Light Artillery (about 800 feet away); Battery A, Maryland Light Artillery (approx. 0.2 miles away); 77th New York Infantry (approx. 0.2 miles away); Nathaniel Lightner Farm (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
Also see . . . Reports of Maj. Gen. Henry W. Slocum
My own corps during this conflict was moved from one point of the line to another, and all of those thus moved had the satisfaction of knowing that, where the battle was waged by the enemy with the greatest fury, there our troops were concentrated, ready and eager to meet them. (Submitted on April 12, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
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