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

Army of the Potomac

July 2, 1863

 
 
Army of the Potomac Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 24, 2008
1. Army of the Potomac Tablet
Inscription. Second, Fifth and Sixth Corps, Lockwood's Brigade from the Middle Department, First and Third Brigades Second Cavalry Division, Third Cavalry Division and the Artillery Reserve reached the field of Gettysburg. First and Second Brigades First Cavalry Division marched from Gettysburg to Taneytown and Merritt's the Reserve Brigade of the First Cavalry Division from Mechanicsburg to Emmitsburg.

Battle of Gettysburg second day, and skirmishes at Hunterstown and near Chambersburg, Pa.
 
Location. 39° 52.947′ N, 77° 9.639′ W. Marker is near Hunterstown, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Jacob Grass Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of Hunterstown (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pres. George Washington (about 400 feet away); Brigadier General George Armstrong Custer (about 700 feet away); Great Conewago Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); Civil War Soldiers in the Great Conewago Cemetery
Army of the Potomac Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 11, 2013
2. Army of the Potomac Marker
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Revolutionary Soldiers in Great Conewago Cemetery (approx. 0.3 miles away); Original Studebaker Wagon Shop (approx. 2.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Hunterstown.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Army of the Potomac Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 24, 2008
3. Army of the Potomac Tablet
Army of the Potomac Itinerary Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Karl Stelly, August 13, 2014
4. Army of the Potomac Itinerary Tablet
Flowers have been planted around the tablet recently.
Grass Hotel image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 24, 2008
5. Grass Hotel
Across the street from the tablet is the Grass Hotel, which served as General Kilpatrick's headquarters on July 2, 1863.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,499 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   2. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   4. submitted on , by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.   5. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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