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Franklin Township near Cashtown in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Gettysburg Campaign

 
 
Gettysburg Campaign Marker in Cashtown image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 25, 2006
1. Gettysburg Campaign Marker in Cashtown
Inscription.  Crossing South Mountain from Chambersburg, Gen. Hill's Corps of Lee's army assembled here on June 29-30, 1863. On July 1, his advance guard moved up from near Marsh Creek and met Union Troops west of Gettysburg.
 
Erected 1947 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 date for this entry is June 29, 1863.
 
Location. 39° 53.081′ N, 77° 21.64′ W. Marker is near Cashtown, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. It is in Franklin Township. Marker is on Chambersburg Road (U.S. 30), on the right when traveling west. Marker is next to the historic Cashtown Inn on Old U.S. 30. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cashtown PA 17310, 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. Cashtown Inn (a few steps from this marker); Imboden's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); Cashtown (within shouting distance of this
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marker); Roads West (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Cashtown (approx. half a mile away); The Battle of Gettysburg: The Cashtown Road (approx. 1.3 miles away); Traveling the Highway (approx. 1.3 miles away); Site of School House and Burial Ground (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cashtown.
 
Marker with Cashtown Hotel in the background image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 25, 2006
2. Marker with Cashtown Hotel in the background
Gettysburg Campaign Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Brandon Fletcher, June 25, 2009
3. Gettysburg Campaign Marker
Marker (yellow arrow) looking west
Cashtown Hotel image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, April 25, 2006
4. Cashtown Hotel
The Confederate army marched past the Cashtown Hotel on their way to Gettysburg. A wounded soldier from Georgia was left here, but he died soon after. The Cashtown Hotel was seen in the movie "Gettysburg."
A very worse for wear "Cashtown" marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Larry Gertner, April 9, 2014
5. A very worse for wear "Cashtown" marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 24, 2024. It was originally submitted on February 28, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 3,753 times since then and 85 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 28, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   3. submitted on August 28, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.   4. submitted on February 28, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   5. submitted on May 21, 2020, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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