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Dillsburg in York County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Gen. J.E.B. Stuart's Southern Cavalry

 
 
Gen. J.E.B. Stuart's Southern Cavalry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 17, 2008
1. Gen. J.E.B. Stuart's Southern Cavalry Marker
Inscription. Gen. J.E.B. Stuart's southern cavalry numbering about 6000 men arrived in Dillsburg July 1, 1863 by Dover and Rossville. Local stores and the U.S. Post Office were vandalized before proceeding to Carlisle where orders were received for them to rejoin Gen. Lee's army at Gettysburg
 
Erected 1990 by Northern York County Historical and Preservation Society.
 
Location. 40° 6.889′ N, 77° 2.186′ W. Marker is in Dillsburg, Pennsylvania, in York County. Marker is on North Baltimore Street (State Highway 74) 0.1 miles north of Welty Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Dillsburg PA 17019, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. History of Dills Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); Williams Grove (approx. 2.3 miles away); Carlisle Iron Works (approx. 5.3 miles away); Daniel Kaufman (approx. 5.3 miles away); Cumberland County Veterans Memorial Clock Tower (approx. 5.4 miles away); Methodist Episcopal Church (approx. 6.5 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 6.9 miles away); World War I Memorial (approx. 6.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Dillsburg Grocer Arrested
Gen. J.E.B. Stuart's Southern Cavalry Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 17, 2008
2. Gen. J.E.B. Stuart's Southern Cavalry Marker
. Blog entry from Historian Scott Mingus - a short bit on Dillsburg grocer Henry Sidel, who filed a $300 claim for losses during the Confederate visit. Of interest, Mr. Sidel had earlier been imprisoned for "discouraging military enlistments." (Submitted on April 8, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. In the Footsteps of J.E.B. Stuart. Second blog entry from historian Scott Mingus. This article discusses the brief incursion of Stuart's Cavalry. (Submitted on April 23, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

3. Merchant's Robbed. Third blog entry from historian Scott Mingus. (Submitted on April 23, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 30, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 21, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,813 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 21, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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