Hanover in York County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Army of the Potomac
July 1, 1863
First Corps marched from Marsh Run, Eleventh Corps from Emmitsburg to Gettysburg. Second Corps from Uniontown via Taneytown to near Gettysburg. Third Corps from Bridgeport via Emmitsburg to the field of Gettysburg. Fifth Corps from Union Mills via Hanover and McSherrytown to Bonaughtown. Sixth Corps from Manchester en route to Gettysburg. Twelfth Corps from Littlestown via Two Taverns to the field of Gettysburg. Second Cavalry Division marched from Manchester to Hanover Junction from whence the First and Third Brigades proceeded to Hanover while the Second Brigade returned to Manchester. Third Cavalry Division moved from Hanover via Abbottstown to Berlin and the Artillery Reserve First Regular and Fourth Volunteer Brigades from Taneytown to near Gettysburg. The Vermont Brigade from the defenses of Washington joined the First Corps on the field of Gettysburg.
Battle of Gettysburg first day and skirmish at Carlisle, PA
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
Location. 39° 48.007′ N, 76° 59.005′ W. Marker is in Hanover Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hanover PA 17331, 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); Major General George Armstrong Custer (here, next to this marker); High Noon in Hanover (here, next to this marker); The Battle of Hanover (a few steps from this marker); General George Armstrong Custer (within shouting distance of this marker); Kilpatrick Headquarters (within shouting distance of this marker); Hanover's Underground Railroad Conductors (within shouting distance of this marker); George Washington (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hanover.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 7, 2022. It was originally submitted on January 27, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,464 times since then and 104 times this year. Last updated on May 5, 2022, by Carl Gordon Moore Jr. of North East, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on January 27, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. 3. submitted on December 19, 2021, by Shane Oliver of Richmond, Virginia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.