Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Armistead and Hancock
Here at the Union Army 11th Corps Field Hospital (George Spangler Farm), Armistead died of his wounds on July 5, 1863. Northwest of this marker is the site of the Granite School House, a Union field hospital, where Hancock was initially treated for his wounds. Hancock survived the war, and became a well-known military, political, and civic leader. He died on active military duty at Governor's Island, New York, February 9, 1886.
February 18, 2000
Erected 2000 by the Armistead Marker Preservation Committee.
Location. 39° 48.066′ N, 77° 13.094′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Blacksmith Shop Road, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Located at a lane leading to the George Spangler House, south of Gettysburg National Military Park. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Field Hospitals - Eleventh Corps (here, next to this marker); George Spangler Farm (here, next to this marker); The George Spangler Farm Civil War Hospital Site (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); A Farm Transformed by War (about 800 feet away); Armistead Death Site (approx. 0.2 miles away); A Hospital Under Fire (approx. 0.2 miles away); Well, Look What We Found! (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Trademark of Craftsmen (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
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