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

Site of the Bliss House

14th Connecticut

 
 
Site of the Bliss House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
1. Site of the Bliss House Marker
Inscription.  Centre of site of the Bliss House, captured and burned by the 14 C.V. July 3 1863.
 
Erected 1884.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1625.
 
Location. 39° 49.013′ N, 77° 14.513′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker can be reached from Long Lane, on the left when traveling west. Located near the site of the Bliss farm 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. 1st Regiment Delaware Volunteers (here, next to this marker); 12th New Jersey Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); 14th Regiment Connecticut Volunteers (within shouting distance of this marker); 8th Ohio Infantry (approx. ¼ mile away); United States Army Tank Corps (approx. ¼ mile away); Camp Colt (approx. ¼ mile away); "The Isolated and Advanced Position" of the 8th Ohio Infantry (approx. ¼ mile away); The Medal of Honor at Gettysburg (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
 
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Site of the Bliss House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
2. Site of the Bliss House Marker
On top of the marker is a trefoil, the symbol of the Second Corps.
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Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. 14th Connecticut at Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .  Fury at the Bliss Farm. Article from America's Civil War by John M. Archer. (Submitted on March 1, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Site of the Bliss Farm image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, February 21, 2009
3. Site of the Bliss Farm
Looking from Long Lane to the southwest. The house and barn stood rise in the center of view, beyond the fences where the monuments stand.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 1, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,128 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 1, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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