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

Gettysburg Campaign

 
 
Gettysburg Campaign Marker image. Click for full size.
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.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Gettysburg Campaign marker series.
 
Location. 39° 48.187′ N, 76° 57.133′ W. Marker is in Hanover, Pennsylvania, in York County. 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 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Pleasant Hill Hotel Becomes Hospital (approx. 1 miles away); Killed in Action at Hanover (approx. 1 miles away); Women Tending to Wounded (approx. 1 miles away); In Search of Peace (approx. 1 miles away); Trinity United Church of Christ
York Road looking East image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, January 26, 2008
2. York Road looking East
(approx. 1 miles away); The Turning Point (approx. 1 miles away); Conrad Moul - The Public Commons (approx. 1.6 miles away); McAllister Tavern (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hanover.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 27, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,296 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 27, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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