Hanover in York County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Army of the Potomac
June 30, 1863
Headquarters Army of the Potomac moved from Middleburg to Taneytown. First Corps marched from Emmitsburg to Marsh Run, third Corps from Taneytown to Bridgeport. Fifth Corps from Liberty via Johnsville Union Bridge and Union to Union Mills. 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 Pa. and skirmishes at Westminster Md. and Fairfield and Sporting Hill near Harrisburg Pa.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
Location. 39° 48.007′ N, 76° 59.006′ W. Marker is in Hanover, Pennsylvania, in York County. Marker is at the intersection of Broadway (Pennsylvania Route 194) and Carlisle Street (Pennsylvania Route 94) on Broadway. Marker is on the SE corner of the 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 (a few steps from 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.
Also see . . . Parrott Rifle. The Parrott Rifle was one of the most distinctive artillery pieces used in the Civil War due to its reinforcing bands. (Submitted on January 6, 2009, by Henry T. McLin of Hanover, Pennsylvania.)
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