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

Gettysburg Campaign

 
 
Gettysburg Campaign Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Beverly Pfingsten, May 18, 2008
1. Gettysburg Campaign Marker
Inscription.  
On June 26, 1863, Gen. R.S. Ewell, with orders to take Harrisburg, marched his army by this road toward Carlisle, which he reached next day. On June 29, he was ordered to rejoin Lee's army at Cashtown.
 
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 month for this entry is June 1797.
 
Location. 39° 57.431′ N, 77° 38.643′ W. Marker is near Chambersburg, Pennsylvania, in Franklin County. It is in Greene Township. Marker is on Philadelphia Avenue (U.S. 11) 0.2 miles north of Roland Ave., on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1871 Philadelphia Ave, Chambersburg PA 17201, 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. Margaret Cochran Corbin (within shouting distance of this marker); Chambersburg (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Chambersburg
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(approx. ¼ mile away); Wilson College (approx. 0.6 miles away); Hannah Patterson (approx. 0.9 miles away); Falling Spring Church (approx. 1.4 miles away); Joseph Winters (approx. 1½ miles away); John Brown (approx. 1½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chambersburg.
 
Also see . . .  Richard S. Ewell. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on February 27, 2022, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Gettysburg Campaign Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Forest McDermott, September 5, 2009
2. Gettysburg Campaign Marker
Photo taken looking north on U.S. Route 11, Margaret Cochran Corbin marker is south of this marker about 100 feet.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 7, 2023. It was originally submitted on May 29, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,570 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on May 29, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on December 13, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania.

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