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

Edward McPherson Farm

Civil War Hospital

 
 
Edward McPherson Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2013
1. Edward McPherson Farm Marker
Inscription.  
Edward McPherson Farm

First Corps

July 5, 1863

 
Erected 1983 by The Hospital and Healthsystem Assoc. of PA & HG-AC.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureScience & MedicineWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 39° 50.245′ N, 77° 15.116′ W. Marker is in Cumberland Township, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Meredith Avenue and Chambersburg Pike (U.S. 30), on the left when traveling south on Meredith Avenue. 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. Second Brigade (a few steps from this marker); Gettysburg Campaign (within shouting distance of this marker); Battery A, Second U.S. Artillery (within shouting distance of this marker); 149th Pennsylvania Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Hall's 2nd Maine Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); 150th Pennsylvania Infantry
Edward McPherson Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2013
2. Edward McPherson Farm Marker
The McPherson barn can be seen behind the marker.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Buford (within shouting distance of this marker); McPherson Barn (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cumberland Township.
 
Civil War Hospital Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2013
3. Civil War Hospital Marker
The equestrian statue of Gen. John Reynolds, who was killed near this site on the first day of the Battle of Gettysburg, is seen in the background.
Marker in Gettysburg image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2013
4. Marker in Gettysburg
McPherson Barn image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, April 10, 2013
5. McPherson Barn
Edward McPherson Farm Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brian Dillon, May 24, 2015
6. Edward McPherson Farm Marker
McPherson Barn in the Spring of 2015 with some light construction on the Chambersburg Pike side of the property.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 30, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 10, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 523 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 10, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   6. submitted on April 3, 2020, by Brian Dillon of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
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