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

Army of the Potomac

July 5, 1863

 
 
Army of the Potomac Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
1. Army of the Potomac Tablet
Inscription.  Second Corps marched from Gettysburg to Two Taverns. Fifth Corps to Marsh Run. Sixth Corps to Fairfield. Eleventh Corps to Rock Creek. Twelfth Corps to Littlestown. First brigade Second cavalry division to Emmitsburg and the Artillery Reserve to Littlestown. First cavalry division reached Frederick. The Third brigade Second cavalry division moved from Hunterstown to Greenwood. Third cavalry division and Second brigade Second cavalry division marched from Monterey via Smithburg to Boonsborough.

Skirmishes at or near Smithburg, Md. and Green Oak, Mercersburg, Fairfield, Greencastle, Cunningham's Cross-Roads, and Stevens's Furnace or Caledonia Iron Works, Pa.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 39° 44.633′ N, 77° 5.264′ W. Marker is in Littlestown, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Queen Street (State Highway 194) and Charles Street, on the right when traveling south on Queen Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Littlestown PA 17340, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Littlestown War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker);
Army of the Potomac Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 28, 2008
2. Army of the Potomac Tablet
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Littlestown (within shouting distance of this marker); Peter (Klein) Little (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Littlestown (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Littlestown (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Littlestown (about 300 feet away); Littlestown 250 Years (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Littlestown (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Littlestown.
 
Army of the Potomac Marker image. Click for full size.
By Henry T. McLin, January 3, 2009
3. Army of the Potomac Marker
Marker is in lower right corner. St Aloysius Rectory Church on left.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 30, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,074 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 30, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   3. submitted on January 3, 2009, by Henry T. McLin of Hanover, Pennsylvania.

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