Hanover in York County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Army of the Potomac
June 30, 1863
Fight at Hanover Pa. and skirmishes at Westminster Md. and Fairfield and Sporting Hill near Harrisburg Pa.
Location. 39° 48.007′ N, 76° 59.006′ W. Marker is in Hanover, Pennsylvania, in York County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway (Pennsylvania Route 194) and Carlisle Street (Pennsylvania Route 94) on Broadway. Touch for map. Marker is on the SE corner of the town square. Marker is in this post office area: Hanover PA 17331, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this Major General George Armstrong Custer (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Army of the Potomac (here, next to this marker); The Battle of Hanover (a few steps from this marker); General George Armstrong Custer (a few steps from this marker); Kilpatrick Headquarters (within shouting distance of this marker); George Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); The Jacob Wirt House (was within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing. ); Hanover's Wounded (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hanover.
Also see . . . Parrott Rifle. The Parrott Rifle was one of the most distinctive artillery pieces used in the Civil War due to its reinforcing bands. (Submitted on January 6, 2009, by Henry T. McLin of Hanover, Pennsylvania.)
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