Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Major General John Fulton Reynolds
John Fulton Reynolds
United States Volunteers
Born September 21, 1820
Killed July 1, 1863
(Right Side):Cadet U.S.M.A. July 1, 1837; Brevet Second Lieut. 3d U.S. Artillery July 1, 1841; Second Lieut. October 23, 1841; First Lieut. June 18, 1846; Captain March 3, 1855; Lieut.-Colonel 14th Infantry May 14, 1861; Colonel 5th Infantry June 1, 1863.
Brig. General U.S. Volunteers August 20, 1861; Major General November 29, 1862. Breveted Captain U.S. Army September 23, 1846 "for gallant and meritorious conduct at Monterey, Mexico; Major February 28, 1847 "for gallant and meritorious conduct at Buena Vista, Mexico."
Erected 1899 by Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Location. 39° 50.272′ N, 77° 15.078′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Chambersburg Pike (U.S. 30) and Stone Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Chambersburg Pike. Located near the McPherson Barn in Gettysburg National Military 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. Hall's 2nd Maine Battery (a few steps from this marker); Buford (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery A, Second U.S. Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); Gettysburg Campaign (within shouting distance of this marker); 149th Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Second Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Edward McPherson Farm (within shouting distance of this marker); McPherson Barn (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
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Also see . . .
1. McPherson's Ridge. National Park Service virtual tour stop. (Submitted on October 19, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Major General John Reynolds. General Reynolds, commander of the I Corps, had been granted operational control of the Federal III and XI Corps. It was Reynolds who made the decision to reinforce Buford's Cavalry Division and offer battle to the Confederates at Gettysburg. While directing the initial deployment of his Corps into battle, Reynolds was (Submitted on October 19, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 19, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,882 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 19, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 4. submitted on November 13, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 5. submitted on January 16, 2010, by Henry T. McLin of Hanover, Pennsylvania. 6. submitted on November 18, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.