Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Major General John Reynolds
John F. Reynolds
Erected 1871 by The First Army Corps.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is July 1, 1863.
Location. 39° 49.278′ N, 77° 13.82′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Baltimore Pike (State Highway 97), on the right when traveling south. Located at the north entrance to the Gettysburg National Cemetery. 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. 75th Pennsylvania Volunteers (a few steps from this marker); The American Legion Tablet (a few steps from this marker); Soldiers' National Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery I, First Ohio Artillery Fifth New York Independent Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); New York State Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Gettysburg Address (within shouting distance of this marker); Army of the Potomac (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
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1. John Fulton Reynolds. Reynolds was seen by many as the most capable Corps commander in the Army of the Potomac, and rumors placed him in line for Army command. However he silenced those rumors in a meeting with the President. Instead, Reynolds would command a wing of the Army which fought on the first day of the Battle of Gettysburg. He was killed while bringing up the lead divisions of First Corps. (Submitted on March 8, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. John F. Reynolds. John Fulton Reynolds (September 20, 1820 – July 1, 1863) was a career United States Army officer and a general in the American Civil War. One of the Union Army's most respected senior commanders, he played a key role in committing the Army of the Potomac to the Battle of (Submitted on November 24, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
3. John Quincy Adams Ward. John Quincy Adams Ward (June 29, 1830 – May 1, 1910) was an American sculptor, who is most familiar for his over-lifesize standing statue of George Washington on the steps of Federal Hall on Wall Street. (Submitted on November 24, 2015, by Brian Scott of Anderson, South Carolina.)
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