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Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

July 1, 1863

 
 
July 1, 1863 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2013
1. July 1, 1863 Marker
Inscription.  
General Reynolds
was the first
Union General
killed in the
Battle of Gettysburg.
He was carried by
aides to this house.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 39° 49.253′ N, 77° 14.014′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on Steinwehr Avenue (U.S. 15) near Queen Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 237 Steinwehr Avenue, 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. 55th Ohio Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 73rd Ohio Infantry (about 300 feet away); Second Brigade (about 400 feet away); "The Great Peace Jubilee" (about 400 feet away); Continuing a Tradition: Freemasonry at Gettysburg (about 400 feet away); Gold Star Mothers Memorial (about 400 feet away); A Tale of Two Brothers (about 400 feet away); Culp Brothers Memorial (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Also see . . .  Biography of John Fulton Reynolds.
July 1, 1863 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2013
2. July 1, 1863 Marker
(Submitted on April 10, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
July 1, 1863 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2013
3. July 1, 1863 Marker
Marker in Gettysburg image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2013
4. Marker in Gettysburg
Marker in Gettysburg image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, July 17, 2014
5. Marker in Gettysburg
The marker can be seen next to the left doorway.
Civil War Building Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2013
6. Civil War Building Plaque
This second plaque on the building indicates that it was present during the Battle of Gettysburg.
Reynolds Death Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2013
7. Reynolds Death Monument
This monument on nearby McPherson Ridge marks the site where Gen. Reynolds was killed.
Major General John F. Reynolds image. Click for full size.
Library of Congress
8. Major General John F. Reynolds
Photo by Brady's National Photographic Portrait Galleries taken between 1861 and 1863,
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 10, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 456 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 10, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   5. submitted on July 20, 2014, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   6, 7. submitted on April 10, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   8. submitted on November 14, 2020, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.
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Nov. 24, 2020