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Greencastle in Franklin County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Captain Ulric Dahlgren

 
 
Captain Ulric Dahlgren Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, May 18, 2008
1. Captain Ulric Dahlgren Marker
Inscription. Commanded a detachment of Union cavalry that made a surprise attack on a larger force of Confederate cavalry on this square, July 2, 1863. Important papers for General Lee were taken from the men who were captured.
 
Erected 1954 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Location. 39° 47.407′ N, 77° 43.651′ W. Marker is in Greencastle, Pennsylvania, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of Baltimore Street (State Highway 16) and Carlisle Street, on the right when traveling east on Baltimore Street. Click for map. Located on the southeast quadrant of the town center circle. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2 Center Square, Greencastle PA 17225, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Colonel John Allison (within shouting distance of this marker); McCullough's Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); The First Soldier to Fall (within shouting distance of this marker); Corporal William H. Rihl (approx. one mile away); Gettysburg Campaign (approx. one mile away); Brown's Mill School
Captain Ulric Dahlgren Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 16, 2008
2. Captain Ulric Dahlgren Marker
(approx. 3.1 miles away); Old Brown's Mill School (approx. 3.1 miles away); a different marker also named Gettysburg Campaign (approx. 4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Greencastle.
 
Also see . . .
1. Biography of Col. Ulric Dahlgren. (Submitted on May 30, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
2. Captain Ulric Dahlgren - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 19, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 

3. Ulric Dahlgren at FindAGrave.com. (Submitted on July 19, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Union Colonel Ulric Dahlgren image. Click for full size.
By Unknown, circa 1911
3. Union Colonel Ulric Dahlgren
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,244 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   3. submitted on , by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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