“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. Touch 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. ¼ mile away); The Winebrenner Tannery
Gettysburg Campaign Marker locale image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, May 10, 2017
2. Gettysburg Campaign Marker locale
Three of the four nearby Battle of Hanover waysides are visible.
(approx. ¼ mile away); Mother Loses Two Sons to War (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Winebrenner House (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hanover.
Categories. War, US Civil
Credits. This page was last revised on May 11, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 27, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,272 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on January 27, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on May 11, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.
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