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

Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Association

 
 
Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Association Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, April 4, 2009
1. Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Association Marker
Inscription. This land and other portions of this battleground, fought over by brave men of a nation divided, is now part of Gettysburg National Military Park, through the agency of the Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Association and the collective generosity of patriotic people of a nation united. Voluntary contributions made possible the preservation of this soil, forever consecrated as a memorial to the American courage and devotion to principle of the men who struggled here.
This tablet dedicated November 19, 1965
by the
Gettysburg Battlefield
Preservation Association

 
Erected 1965 by the Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Association.
 
Location. 39° 50.438′ N, 77° 14.138′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Howard Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Located on the First Day's Battlefield 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 Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); 45th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 157th Regiment New York Volunteers
Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Association Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, April 4, 2009
2. Gettysburg Battlefield Preservation Association Marker
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Third Division (about 400 feet away); 74th Pennsylvania Infantry (about 400 feet away); 61st Ohio Infantry (about 600 feet away); Battery I, First Ohio Light Artillery (about 700 feet away); Artillery Brigade (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. The left wing of the Eleventh Corps Line or Howard Avenue at Gettysburg.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 789 times since then and 55 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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