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

Site of the Rogers House

 
 
The Rogers House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, April 12, 2014
1. The Rogers House Marker
Inscription.
The site of the
Rogers House
1863

 
Location. 39° 48.498′ N, 77° 14.643′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Emmitsburg Road (Business U.S. 15) and Sickles Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Emmitsburg Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Andrew Atkinson Humphreys (a few steps from this marker); 11th Massachusetts Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Wisconsin Sharpshooters (within shouting distance of this marker); First Massachusetts Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); Perry's Brigade (within shouting distance of this marker); First Brigade (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Batteries F & K, Third U.S. Artillery (about 300 feet away); 26th Pennsylvania Infantry (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Regarding Site of the Rogers House. At this site, Josephine Miller, the granddaughter of farm owner Peter Rogers, stayed for all 3 days of the battle of Gettysburg, baking bread and caring for the wounded. She particularly endeared herself
The Rogers House site image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, April 12, 2014
2. The Rogers House site
Gone now, the one story log house was struck by several shells during the battle.
to the men of the 1st Massachusetts Infantry, whose monument is nearby.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 13, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 11, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 43 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 11, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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