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

Revolutionary Soldiers in Great Conewago Cemetery

 
 
Revolutionary Soldiers in Great Conewago Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 11, 2013
1. Revolutionary Soldiers in Great Conewago Cemetery Marker
Inscription.
In honor of the Revolutionary Soldiers
buried in this cemetery

Lt. Col. James Chamberlain Lt. Col. William Gilliland Major William Bailey Capt. Hugh Campbell Capt. John Graft Capt. Hugh King Capt. John McIlvain Lt. Samuel Gilliland Lt. Robert McIlhenny, Sr. Lt. George Sheakley James Bell Richard Brown William Cooper John Ewing William Fleming Robert Galbraith Stephen Giffen Stephen Griffen, Jr. Philip Graft William King Robert McIlhenny, Jr. James McKnight James Mitchell John Sample David Simpson William Smyth John Stewart Andrew Thompson Robert Wray James Wray, and others

 
Erected 1940 by Daughters of the American Revolution – Gettysburg Chapter.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 39° 53.221′ N, 77° 9.746′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Presbyterian Church Road, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is located in the cemetery of the Historic Great Conewago Presbyterian Church. Marker is at or near this postal address: 174 Red Bridge Road, Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least
Revolutionary Soldiers in Great Conewago Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 11, 2013
2. Revolutionary Soldiers in Great Conewago Cemetery Marker
8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Civil War Soldiers in the Great Conewago Cemetery (a few steps from this marker); Great Conewago Presbyterian Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Brigadier General George Armstrong Custer (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pres. George Washington (approx. 0.3 miles away); Battle of Hunterstown (approx. 0.3 miles away); Army of the Potomac (approx. 0.3 miles away); Jacob Grass Hotel (approx. 0.3 miles away); Original Studebaker Wagon Shop (approx. 2.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Revolutionary
 
Marker in the Great Conewago Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 11, 2013
3. Marker in the Great Conewago Cemetery
The marker is seen here on the right of the cemetery road (center of photo).
Grave of William King image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 11, 2013
4. Grave of William King
Grave of Lt. Samuel Gilliland image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 11, 2013
5. Grave of Lt. Samuel Gilliland
Grave of David Simpson image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 11, 2013
6. Grave of David Simpson
A D.A.R. grave marker can be seen to the left of the grave stone.
The Great Conewago Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 11, 2013
7. The Great Conewago Presbyterian Church
This Presbyterian Church was founded in 1740. The marker is located in the cemetery located just south of this building, which dates back to 1787.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 354 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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