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

Army of Northern Virginia

June 30, 1863

 
 
Army of Northern Virginia Tablet - June 30, 1863 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, August 16, 2008
1. Army of Northern Virginia Tablet - June 30, 1863
Inscription.  Heth's Division Hill's Corps at Cashtown. Pettigrew's Brigade Heth's Division marched nearly to Gettysburg but was recalled. Pender's Division Hill's Corps marched from Fayetteville to Cashtown. Anderson's Division Hill's Corps remained at Fayetteville.

Rodes's Division Ewell's Corps marched from Carlisle via Petersburg to Heidlersburg. Johnson's Division Ewell's Corps marched from Greenville to Scotland Penna. Early's Division Ewell's Corps returned from York via Weiglestown and East Berlin and encamped three miles from Heidlersburg.

Pickett's Division Longstreet's Corps remained at Chambersburg guarding wagon trains. McLaws's and Hood's Divisions Longstreet's Corps marched from there to Fayetteville except Law's Brigade which was sent to New Guilford.

Stuart's Cavalry Division marched from Union Mills MD. via Hanover to Jefferson and had a fight at Hanover Penna. with Kilpatrick's Third Cavalry Division.
 
Erected by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
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39° 49.637′ N, 77° 14.685′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on West Confederate Avenue, on the right when traveling south. Located near the Shultz Woods in Gettysburg National Military Park, across the street from the National Guard Armory. 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. A different marker also named Army of Northern Virginia (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Army of Northern Virginia (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Army of Northern Virginia (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Army of Northern Virginia (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Army of Northern Virginia (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Army of Northern Virginia (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Army of Northern Virginia (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Army of Northern Virginia (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
More about this marker. The tablet is one of ten placed originally by the Battlefield Commission around the turn of the century. These were restored and placed on Seminary Ridge in 2007.
 
Army of Northern Virginia Itinerary Tablets image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain
2. Army of Northern Virginia Itinerary Tablets
Ten tablets cover the movements of the Confederate army from June 26 to July 5, 1863.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 27, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 959 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on September 27, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   2. submitted on September 25, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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