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Camp Hill in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Gettysburg Campaign

 
 
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Photographed By Bill Pfingsten, January 24, 2006
1. Gettysburg Campaign Marker
Inscription.  Farthest advance of a body of Confederate troops toward Harrisburg. Southern units under General A. G. Jenkins of Ewell's Corps reached Oyster Point on June 28, 1863. On the next day defending militia faced them here in a skirmish in which both sides suffered casualties.
 
Erected 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 month for this entry is June 1863.
 
Location. 40° 14.397′ N, 76° 55.937′ W. Marker is in Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, in Cumberland County. Marker is on Market St.. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 3025 Market St, Camp Hill PA 17011, 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. Maurice K. Goddard (approx. 0.4 miles away); Cumberland Riflemen (approx. 0.4 miles away); White Hall School (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Skirmish of Oyster’s Point (approx.
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0.4 miles away); Samuel Albright House (approx. 0.6 miles away); Camp Hill Church of God (approx. 0.6 miles away); Robert Whitehill (1735 - 1813) (approx. 0.9 miles away); Poplar Church Cemetery (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Camp Hill.
 
Also see . . .  Gettysburgh Campaign (Oyster Point) - Behind the Marker. ExplorePAHistory.com (Submitted on July 14, 2011, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.) 
 
Gettysburg Campaign Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Pfingsten, January 24, 2006
2. Gettysburg Campaign Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 16, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,813 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 16, 2010, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.

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