“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Hanover in York County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)

Gettysburg Campaign

Gettysburg Campaign Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, January 26, 2008
1. Gettysburg Campaign Marker
Inscription. On June 30, 1863, General J. Kilpatrick's Union Cavalry, hunting Gen. J.E.B. Stuart's cavalry, were attacked here by Stuart. Repulsed, Stuart tried to join early; finding him gone, he marched to Carlisle, failing to reach Gettysburg until July 2.
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Gettysburg Campaign marker series.
Location. 39° 47.601′ N, 76° 59.481′ W. Marker is in Hanover, Pennsylvania, in York County. Marker is at the intersection of Frederick Street (Pennsylvania Route 194) and Stuart Avenue, on the left when traveling west on Frederick Street. Click for map. 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 Confederates Invade Pennsylvania (a few steps from this marker); Custer at Hanover (a few steps from this marker); Consequences on the Battle of Gettysburg (a few steps from this marker); J.E.B. Stuart's Jump (within shouting distance of this marker); The Forney Farms (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Winebrenner Tannery (approx. mile away); Mother Loses Two Sons to War (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Winebrenner House (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Hanover.
Categories. War, US Civil
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,190 times since then and 34 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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