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

C.W. Hoffman House

 
 
C.W. Hoffman House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, 2008
1. C.W. Hoffman House Marker
Inscription. Built circa 1842, this house, the last remaining building of the C.W. HOFFMAN carriage-making complex, is linked to one of the most famous anecdotes of the Battle. For here worked Wesley Culp, a native of Gettysburg who moved south as a Confederate soldier in 1863, to be killed at Culp’s Hill – his Uncles (sic) farm. After the war this structure served as the home and bakery of the Charles P. Lackner family for nearly 40 years. Circa 1843
 
Location. 39° 49.859′ N, 77° 14.04′ W. Marker is in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on 117 Chambersburg Street, on the right when traveling west. 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. T.T. Tate House (a few steps from this marker); Ice House Complex (within shouting distance of this marker); the Eagle Hotel (was within shouting distance of this marker but has been reported missing. ); Parish House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Thaddeus Stevens (about 400 feet away); Reverend Horatio S. Howell (about 400 feet
C.W. Hoffman House image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, 2008
2. C.W. Hoffman House
away); "...expecting to find all dead." (about 400 feet away); "...the pathos of those poor wounded men..." (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
Categories. ArchitectureWar, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 15, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 14, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 60 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 14, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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