New Oxford in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
26th Regiment, Pennsylvania Emergency Militia
The Regiment went into camp near Swift Run until June 26 when they were transported to Gettysburg and placed on the Marsh Creek Line facing the invaders.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Railroads & Streetcars • War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is June 24, 1863.
Location. 39° 51.8′ N, 77° 3.569′ W. Marker is in New Oxford, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Lincoln Way West (U.S. 30) and North Orange Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Oxford PA 17350, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Road Versus Rail (here, next to this marker); Kuhn Tavern (approx. 0.2 miles away); Building the Highway (approx. 0.2 miles away); World War II Veterans of New Oxford (approx. 0.2 miles Theo. Pfeiffer (approx. 0.2 miles away); New Oxford Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); New Oxford (approx. 0.3 miles away); Conewago Chapel (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Oxford.
More about this marker. The marker is at the New Oxford station.
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Also see . . . 26th Pennsylvania Emergency Militia Infantry Regiment. The Battle of Gettysburg Stone Sentinels Regimental monuments. (Submitted on April 14, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 14, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 15, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 474 times since then and 162 times this year. Last updated on April 14, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 15, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. 3. submitted on April 14, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.