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Penn Township near Hanover in York County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Gettysburg Campaign

 
 
Gettysburg Campaign Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, January 26, 2008
1. Gettysburg Campaign Marker
Inscription.  Men of Gen. Early's Confederate army, detached by Gen. Gordon to destroy a bridge at Hanover Junction, passed through Hanover by this route, June 27, 1863. This work done, the detachment rejoined Gen. Gordon west of York.
 
Erected 1947 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Gettysburg Campaign, and the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission series lists. A significant historical date for this entry is June 27, 1863.
 
Location. 39° 48.187′ N, 76° 57.133′ W. Marker is near Hanover, Pennsylvania, in York County. It is in Penn Township. Marker is on York Road (Pennsylvania Route 116) 0.2 miles east of Littleton Drive, on the left when traveling east. Marker is in front of the Snyder's Pretzel Headquarters. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1201 York St, Hanover PA 17331, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hanover Civil War Memorial (approx. 1.4 miles away); Mary Shaw Leader (approx. 1˝ miles away); The Aftermath & Stench of Death
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(approx. 1˝ miles away); Pleasant Hill Hotel Becomes Hospital (approx. 1˝ miles away); Battle of Hanover (approx. 1˝ miles away); Warfare Engulfs Downtown (approx. 1˝ miles away); The Warehime-Myers Mansion (approx. 1˝ miles away); Women Tending to Wounded (approx. 1˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hanover.
 
Gettysburg Campaign Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, May 22, 2021
2. Gettysburg Campaign Marker
York Road looking East image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, January 26, 2008
3. York Road looking East
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2023. It was originally submitted on January 27, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,505 times since then and 6 times this year. Last updated on May 24, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos:   1. submitted on January 27, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on May 24, 2021, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on January 27, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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