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

The Confederate Attack Towards This Position

 
 
The Confederate Attack Towards This Position Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry Gertner, July 27, 2015
1. The Confederate Attack Towards This Position Marker
Inscription.  The cemetery archway ahead is shown behind the guns in this wartime engraving.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is July 2, 1863.
 
Location. 39° 49.267′ N, 77° 13.733′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker can be reached from Baltomore Street, 0.2 miles north of Slocum Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Artillery Brigade (a few steps from this marker); Major-General Winfield Scott Hancock (a few steps from this marker); 4th Ohio Infantry (a few steps from this marker); Battery B, Fourth U.S. Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery B, First Pennsylvania Light Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); 14th Indiana Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); First Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery B, 1st Pennsylvania Light Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
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The marker refers to the attack on Cemetery Hill on the evening of July 2, 1863.
 
Also see . . .  Battle of East Cemetery Hill. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on April 14, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
The archway ot the Evergreen Gemetery is across the Baltimore Road. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry Gertner, July 27, 2015
2. The archway ot the Evergreen Gemetery is across the Baltimore Road.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 5, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 194 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 5, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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