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

Army of the Potomac

June 30 1863

 
 
Army of the Potomac - June 30, 1863 Itinerary Tablet image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, December 27, 2008
1. Army of the Potomac - June 30, 1863 Itinerary Tablet
Inscription.  Headquarters of the Army moved from Middleburg to Taneytown.
First Corps marched from Emmitsburg to Marsh Creek.
Third Corps from Taneytown to Bridgeport.
Fifth Corps from Liberty via Johnsville, Union Bridge and Union to Union Milles. Sixth Corps from New Windsor to Manchester.
Twelfth Corps from Taneytown and Bruceville to Littlestown.
First and Second Brigades First Cavalry Division from near Fairfield via Emmitsburg to Gettysburg. Second Cavalry Division from New Windsor to Westminster and thence to Manchester. Third Cavalry Division from Littlestown to Hanover and the Artillery Reserve from Bruceville to Taneytown.
Fight at Hanover Pennsylvania.
Skirmishes at Westminster Md., Fairfield and Sporting Hill near Harrisburg Pennsylvania.
 
Erected by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 39° 49.292′ N, 77° 13.778′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Baltimore Pike
Itinerary Tablets in Near the National Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain
2. Itinerary Tablets in Near the National Cemetery
(State Highway 97), on the right when traveling north. Located near the east entrance to the National Cemetery, 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. A different marker also named Army of the Potomac (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Army of the Potomac (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Army of the Potomac (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Army of the Potomac (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Army of the Potomac (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Army of the Potomac (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Army of the Potomac (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Army of the Potomac (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on January 22, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 712 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 22, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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Nov. 28, 2020