Near Gettysburg in Adams County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 2008 by Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Gettysburg Campaign marker series.
Location. 39° 49.13′ N, 77° 16.975′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is at the intersection of Fairfield Road (State Highway 116) and Bream Hill Road, on the right when traveling west on Fairfield Road. Touch for map. Located near the historic Black Horse Tavern. Marker is in this post office area: Gettysburg PA 17325, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Black Horse Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); Francis Bream Black Horse Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); McLaws's and Pickett's Divisions (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Adam Butt Farm & Schoolhouse (approx. 0.6 miles away); Christian Byers Farm Sachs Covered Bridge (approx. 1.4 miles away); "...the most historic covered bridge in Pennyslvania..." (approx. 1½ miles away); a different marker also named Sach's Covered Bridge (approx. 1½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
Also see . . .
1. One Continuous Fight. A book length account of what is summarized on this marker is a couple of sentences. Includes a driving tour of the retreat route. (Submitted on August 27, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
2. Lee's Retreat Order. Lee's order to the Army of Northern Virginia calling for a retreat back to Virginia. (Submitted on August 27, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
3. The Retreat From Gettysburg. A short article discussing the retreat. (Submitted on August 27, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 27, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,426 times since then. Photos: 1. submitted on December 23, 2009, by Karl Stelly of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. 2, 3. submitted on August 27, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.