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

John L. Burns

 
 
John L. Burns Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 7, 2013
1. John L. Burns Marker
Inscription.  
Citizen Hero
Patriot
was in the Battle
of Gettysburg
July 1st 1863
He joined this church
Jan. 28th 1866

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is July 1850.
 
Location. 39° 49.707′ N, 77° 13.923′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on W High Street west of Washington Street, on the left when traveling west. Marker is located on the Gettysburg United Methodist Church. 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. Sisters of Charity of Emmitsburg (a few steps from this marker); “ . . . I Am Going To Die” (within shouting distance of this marker); The Memorial Church of the Prince of Peace (within shouting distance of this marker); First Home of Seminary and College (within shouting distance of this marker); "…run home as quickly as you can." (within shouting distance of this marker); Field Hospitals - Cavalry Corps (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct
John L. Burns Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 7, 2013
2. John L. Burns Marker
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line); 223 Baltimore Street (about 300 feet away); Temples of Mercy (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Marker at the Gettysburg United Methodist Church image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 7, 2013
3. Marker at the Gettysburg United Methodist Church
The John L. Burns marker can be seen here to the right of the door of the Gettysburg United Methodist Church.
John Burns on the Battlefield image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, June 7, 2013
4. John Burns on the Battlefield
This statue of John Burns is located on McPherson Ridge, where he fought on the fist day of the Battle of Gettysburg.
John L. Burns image. Click for full size.
Library of Congress
5. John L. Burns
Photo by Tyson Brothers, 1863.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 8, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 516 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 8, 2013, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.   5. submitted on November 14, 2020, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.

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