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

Army of Northern Virginia

June 27, 1863

 
 
Army of Northern Virginia Tablet - June 27, 1863 image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 16, 2008
1. Army of Northern Virginia Tablet - June 27, 1863
Inscription. Headquarters of the Army moved from Greencastle to Chambersburg Penna. Rodes's and Johnson's Divisions Ewell's Corps arrived at Carlisle. Early's Division marched from Mummasburg via Hunterstown, New Chester and Hampton to Berlin. Gordon's Brigade Early's Division reached York. McLaws's Division Longstreet's Corps marched from Williamsport via Hagerstown, Middleburg and Greencastle to five miles south of Chambersburg. Hood's Division reached Chambersburg and Pickett's Division marched three miles further north. Anderson's Division Hill's Corps marched via Chambersburg to Fayetteville Penna. Heth's and Pender's Divisions Hill's Corps to the same place by other routes. Hampton's, Chambliss's and Fitz Lee's Brigades Stuart's Cavalry Division marched from Wolf Run Shoals on Occoquan River via Fairfax Station, Annandale and Dranesville Virginia and crossed the Potomac into Maryland below Seneca Creek. Robertson's and Jones's Brigades Stuart's Division remained in Virginia to guard the passes of the Blue Ridge.
 
Erected by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
 
Location. 39° 49.64′ N, 77° 14.684′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on West Confederate Avenue, on the right when
Army of Northern Virginia Itinerary Tablets image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain
2. Army of Northern Virginia Itinerary Tablets
Ten tablets cover the movements of the Confederate army from June 26 to July 5, 1863.
traveling south. Touch for map. Located near the Shultz Woods in Gettysburg National Military Park, across the street from the National Guard Armory. 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. A different marker also named Army of Northern Virginia (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Army of Northern Virginia (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Army of Northern Virginia (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Army of Northern Virginia (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Army of Northern Virginia (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Army of Northern Virginia (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Army of Northern Virginia (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Army of Northern Virginia (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Gettysburg.
 
More about this marker. The tablet is one of ten placed originally by the Battlefield Commission around the turn of the century. These were restored and placed on Seminary Ridge in 2007.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 27, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 854 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on September 27, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   2. submitted on September 25, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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