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

Army of Northern Virginia

July 4, 1863

 
 
Army of Northern Virginia Tablet - July 4, 1863 image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 16, 2008
1. Army of Northern Virginia Tablet - July 4, 1863
Inscription. Ewell's Corps marched before dawn from the base of Culp's Hill and the streets of Gettysburg to Seminary Ridge and the Army remained in position on that Ridge throughout the day. Soon after dark Hill's Corps withdrew and began the march via Fairfield and Waynesborough on the Hagerstown Road.

Pickett's and McLaws's Divisions Longstreet's Corps followed during the night.
 
Erected by Gettysburg National Military Park Commission.
 
Location. 39° 49.633′ N, 77° 14.687′ W. Marker is near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, in Adams County. Marker is on West Confederate Avenue, on the right when 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. 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
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.
(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 701 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 27, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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