Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Gettysburg report of Maj. Gen. Doubleday
Erected 1903 by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Location. 39° 50.157′ N, 77° 15.164′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Stone Avenue, on the left when traveling south. Located near McPherson Barn in Gettysburg National Military Park. 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. 14th (Brooklyn) Infantry N.Y.S.M. (a few steps from this marker); 95th New York Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); 7th Wisconsin Infantry Regiment 150th Pennsylvania Infantry (about 400 feet away); 2nd Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry (about 400 feet away); First Brigade (about 400 feet away); McPherson Barn (about 600 feet away); Edward McPherson Farm (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Markers and Monuments along Stone and Merideth Avenues.
Also see . . .
1. McPherson's Ridge. A National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on October 12, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. John Burns - Hero of Gettysburg. Burns fell in with a Wisconsin Regiment during the battle. Although wounded three times, he was not seriously injured. He died in 1872, and was buried in Gettysburg Evergreen Cemetery, south of the National Cemetery. (Submitted on October 12, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
3. John Burns Statue. Gettysburg Daily article. (Submitted on December 2, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • Heroes • War, US Civil •
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 12, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,822 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 12, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 5. submitted on October 5, 2012, by Dave Kerr of Carlisle, Pennsylvania. 6. submitted on November 13, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 7. submitted on August 28, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.