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Hanover in York County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Battle of Hanover
 
Battle of Hanover Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Beverly Pfingsten, January 26, 2008
1. Battle of Hanover Marker
 
Inscription.
June 30, 1863
between Brig. Gen. Judson Kilpatrick's
3rd Cavalry Division Army of the Potomac
and
Major Gen. J.E.B. Stuart's Cavalry Division
Army of Northern Virginia

 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Battlefield Trails - Civil War marker series.
 
Location. 39° 48.049′ N, 76° 58.989′ W. Marker is in Hanover, Pennsylvania, in York County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway (Pennsylvania Route 194) and Carlisle Street (Pennsylvania Route 94), on the right on Broadway. Click for map. Marker is on the NE corner of the town square. Marker is in this post office area: Hanover PA 17331, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Square is Now Recaptured (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Battle of Hanover (a few steps from this marker); Market House (within shouting distance of this marker); Inventions of Hanover (within shouting distance of this marker); 19th Century Industrialization (within shouting distance of this marker); Hanover in the Revolutionary war (within shouting distance of this marker); Richard McAllister (within shouting distance of this marker); Digges' Choice, 1737 (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Hanover.
 
Battle of Hanover Monument Photo, Click for full size
By Beverly Pfingsten, January 26, 2008
2. Battle of Hanover Monument
Erected by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania 1904
 

 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Battle of Hanover Virtual Tour by Markers.
 
Additional comments.
1. Battle of Hanover Monument
The Battle of Hanover Monument is an equestrian statue in bronze of a
mounted cavalryman on picket duty on a pedestal of granite. The creator was Cyrus E. Dallin, a noted sculptor, of Boston. On September 28, 1905,
Governor Samuel Pennypacker unveiled and dedicated the monument in the presence of 10,000 people.
    — Submitted May 24, 2011, by Henry T. McLin of Hanover, Pennsylvania.
 
Battle of Hanover Monument Photo, Click for full size
By William Pfingsten, January 26, 2008
3. Battle of Hanover Monument
Opposite side including the dog.
 
 
Close up of the Dog Photo, Click for full size
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
4. Close up of the Dog
"Iron Mike" was a statue originally owned by George Welsh, a Hanover resident. The statue was relocated from Mt. Olivet Cemetery and placed next to the "Picket" statue. However, there is no linkage between the dog statue and the Battle of Hanover.
 
 
Restoration Plaque Photo, Click for full size
By William Pfingsten, January 26, 2008
5. Restoration Plaque
Restoration of the Picket 1987 through the generosity of the C.E. & M.E. Bechtel Estates
Restoration by
Gettysburg Restoration and Preservation Associates
 
 
Close-up of the Picket sculpture in 2011. Photo, Click for full size
By Henry T. McLin, May 23, 2011
6. Close-up of the Picket sculpture in 2011.
 
 
Battle of Hanover Monument in 1905 Photo, Click for full size
By Henry T. McLin
7. Battle of Hanover Monument in 1905
The Monument was located in the center of the square in 1905 until 1968 when the round about was removed. The monument was moved to the Northeast quadrant of the square.
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on January 27, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,366 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on January 27, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   4. submitted on July 3, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   5. submitted on January 27, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   6, 7. submitted on May 24, 2011, by Henry T. McLin of Hanover, Pennsylvania.
 
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