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

...broken by gunfire...

 
 
Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry Gertner, April 12, 2011
1. Marker
Inscription.  
This stone was broken
by gun fire during
the Battle of Gettysburg
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 39° 49.217′ N, 77° 13.8′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker can be reached from Baltimore Street north of Slocum Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Located in Evergreen Cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 799 Baltimore St, 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. Fifth New York Light Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Mary Virginia Wade (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery G, Fourth U.S. Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Fifth New York Independent Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); A Few Appropriate Remarks (within shouting distance of this marker); New York State Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery I, First Ohio Artillery
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(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Second Volunteer Brigade (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
More about this marker. The plaque is on the headstone of Esias Jesse Culp in Evergreen Cemetery, one of several damaged by shellfire. Esias' two sons, William and Jesse, fought for the Union and Confederacy, respectively. Jesse died during the battle, possibly on Culp's Hill, owned by his cousin Henry.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  Evergreen Cemetery (Adams County, Pennsylvania). Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on April 14, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
The Esias Jesse Culp headstone image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry Gertner, April 12, 2014
2. The Esias Jesse Culp headstone
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 11, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 371 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 11, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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