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

Major Samuel S. Starr

 
 
Major Samuel S. Starr Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, July 11, 2015
1. Major Samuel S. Starr Marker
Inscription. Major Samuel S. Starr and other wounded officers of the 6th U.S. Cavalry were cared for here July 3, 1863
 
Location. 39° 47.25′ N, 77° 22.1′ W. Marker is in Fairfield, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of East Main Street and North 5th Avenue, on the right when traveling east on East Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 18 E Main St, Fairfield PA 17320, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Field Hospital (within shouting distance of this marker); Army of the Potomac (within shouting distance of this marker); Fairfield (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Harry E. Brown (approx. 0.2 miles away); "Tapeworm Railroad" (approx. 0.7 miles away); Jones's Brigade (approx. 2.7 miles away); Sixth Regiment U.S. Cavalry (approx. 2.8 miles away); Lower Marsh Creek Church (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fairfield.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
The McKessen house image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, July 11, 2015
2. The McKessen house
The marker is just visible to the left of the door.
Markers to the right of the door. image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, July 11, 2015
3. Markers to the right of the door.
Just in case... image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, July 11, 2015
4. Just in case...
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 26, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 25, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 66 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 25, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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