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Near McConnellsburg in Fulton County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Last Confederate Bivouac

 
 
Last Confederate Bivouac Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 23, 2009
1. Last Confederate Bivouac Marker
Inscription.
A Confederate force under General Bradley T. Johnson camped here July 31, 1864, after raiding and burning Chambersburg. They were the last Confederates to camp on Pennsylvania soil.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 55.229′ N, 78° 0.382′ W. Marker is near McConnellsburg, Pennsylvania, in Fulton County. Marker is at the intersection of Great Cove Road (U.S. 522) and Confederate Lane, on the right when traveling south on Great Cove Road. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 131 Great Cove Road, Mc Connellsburg PA 17233, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Last Confederate Bivouac (a few steps from this marker); Changing Main Street (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Changing Main Street (approx. 0.9 miles away); Traveling the Lincoln Highway (approx. 0.9 miles away); Fulton County (approx. one mile away); Fulton County Veterans Memorial (approx. one mile away); Fulton County World War II, Korea, and Vietnam Memorial
Last Confederate Bivouac Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., December 23, 2009
2. Last Confederate Bivouac Marker
Gray stone 1930 historical plaque to immediate right of marker, just beyond marker shadow. Looking north along US Route 522.
(approx. one mile away); Fulton County War on Terrorism Memorial (approx. one mile away). Click for a list of all markers in McConnellsburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. Report by Brig Gen Johnson. (Submitted on February 8, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Brig Gen Johnson's "Maryland in the Civil War". (Submitted on February 8, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Bradley Tyler Johnson. (Submitted on February 8, 2010, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 836 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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